MILA POPOVICH (milapopovich.com) is the Founder of EVOLvED Leadership – program, consultancy and community for transformational leadership on the scale of personal excellence, organizational development, systemic innovation to planetary path-finding. Mila develops and furthers the potential of individuals, businesses and communities for superior performance. As an independent academic, she is a humanities expert, systems thinker and futures consultant. An international lecturer and speaker, she specializes in ecological literacy and sustainability, value drivers of the new economies, peace and cultural diplomacy, new paradigm of human development and creative sides to future making. She is the Chair of the Membership Communications Committee at the World Academy of Art and Science. She is a Global Collaborator at the Global Education Futures (GEF) Foundation and a co-author of the GEF Report, Educational Ecosystems for Societal Transformation. Mila is the Co-Chair of the Global Blockchain and AI Council and a Founding Member of the Global Women in Blockchain. She is a Fellow of Vital Voices – Global Women’s Leadership and an Associate Expert on ethics and gender issues at the European Commission. As the proponent of eco-conscious business, Mila serves on the Executive Committee / Brains Trust of Hazel Henderson’s Ethical Markets Media. She is an Expert on the Gender Equality Impact Panel of the Katerva Award – the so-called “Nobel Prize in Sustainability.”
Mila has developed a distinctive spectrum of practices – a confluence of academic engagements and artistic creations – for the art and science of transformation, which she lectures on and teaches internationally. She draws on her cultural range from native Montenegro and resident USA for her artistic expression as a performing artist in multiple dance forms, bilingual poet and experimental theater art director. She is an educational and social innovator and creative entrepreneur – a social artist sourcing her diverse engagements as an academic, artist and activist to engender social transformation and systemic change for individual and collective thriving.