Judges and Keynote speakers

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Judges and Keynote speakers 

We had 21 judges and Keynote Speakers this year. The competition would not be possible without our incredible judging panel of leaders, advocates and educators in systems-change and social-impact from around the world. We also hosted a number of Keynote speeches across the Semi-Finals and the Global Final. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to each and every one of the incredible individuals listed below. 

  • Anant Jani, Researcher and MTS University of Oxford Educator  

  • Angela Owusu Ansah, Provost and Professor at Ashesi University, Ghana 

  • Brian Blankinship, Systems Mapper & Change Advisor, SIMFO 

  • Cassie Bingham, Assistant Director at Center for Social Impact, Utah Valley University 

  • Darshan Sangharjka, founder of Super Being Labs 

  • George Constantinescu, Senior Vice President & Chief Transformation Officer with ATCO, Sponsor of MTS Canada 

  • Jeff Mohr, Cofounder and CEO of Kumu 

  • Josephine Latu-Sanft, International Communications Expert 

  • Joshua Hammerschlag Madrigal, Director of the Center for Conscious and Social Entrepreneurship, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico. 

  • Kentse Radebe, Innovation Director, DG Murray Trust 

  • Kerryn Krige, Senior Lecturer at the Marshall Institute, LSE 

  • Lennon Mhishi, Researcher at Skoll Centre and Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 

  • Makaela Kingsley, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Magic Labs Media 

  • Nathalia Aritao, Artist and Senior Acceleration Manager at The Earthshot Prize 

  • Zaid Hassan, Co-Founder and CEO of 10-in-10 and Gigatonne. 

  • Réjane Woodroffe, MTS Keynote Speaker, Director and Founder of Bulungula Incubator, South Africa 

  • Roisin Dillon, 2018 Map the System Global Final Winner.  

  • Sharon Zivkovic, Cofounder & Chief Innovation Officer Wicked Lab; Founder & CEO Community Capacity Builders 

  • Steve Whitla, founder and director of Visual Meaning, Oxford-based consultancy. 

  • Thang Truong Thi Nam, Ecosystem builder for social innovation in Vietnam, National Economics University 

  • Vicki Herrington, Director Knowledge, Australian Institute of Police Management (AIPM) 

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Workshop contributors and supporters to the programme 

We were also delighted this year to have 19 incredible researchers, practitioners and systems leaders contribute to our student learning programme. The following individuals supported either with designing and delivering either online or in person workshops, or as Global tutors on the programme. We would like to share our deep gratitude to all of the incredible individuals listed below. 

  • Adaku Agwunobi, Researcher at the Skoll Centre. Delivered workshop on Wellbeing for Changemakers. 

  • Anant Jani, MTS Educator University of Oxford, delivered online workshop on Framing your Systemic Problem and supported Oxford students with coaching on their projects.  

  • Cynthia Rayner, Skoll Centre Visiting Fellow and researcher, writer, and lecturer with the Bertha Centre. Co-author of The Systems Work of Social Change, with François Bonnici. 

  • Daniela Papi-Thornton, MTS Co-founder and Educator. Delivered opening Global Final workshop.  

  • Dan Kiernan, Head of Global Industry Careers at Saïd Business School. Delivered workshop on networking in Social Impact at Global Final. 

  • François Bonnici, Director of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and Head of Social Innovation at the World Economic Forum, and co-author of the book, The Systems Work of Social Change. François delivered our inaugural 2023 workshop on Systems Thinking and Systems Change. 

  • James Stauch, Lead for MTS Canada. Designed and curated Educator programme at Global Final. Delivered online Student workshops on Systems Thinking. 

  • JJ Van de Vyver, from Visual Meaning, a specialist Oxford-based consultancy. Delivered online workshop in Causal Loop mapping. 

  • Jeff Mohr, co-founder of Kumu, Delivered online training of the Kumu tool,  a powerful systems mapping software and platform. 

  • Kevin Tang, Map the System 2023 Tutor. 

  • Laurence Cranmer, Map the System 2023 Tutor. 

  • Latasha Calf Robe, former Programme Manager of MTS Canada. Delivered online workshop on Identifying Colonial Influences in Systems. 

  • Mahima Mitra, Map the System 2023 Tutor. 

  • Maryam Pasha, Director of TEDx London. Provided Speaker Coaching and expert video content on Storytelling for Impact and an online workshop to our students. 

  • Roisin Dillon, 2018 Map the System Global Final Winner. Delivered workshops on Systems Action. 

  • Sarah Ehlinger Affotey, Map the System 2023 Tutor. 

  • Simon Bucknall, Public speaking expert. Provided Speaker Coaching at the Global Final. 

  • Tanja Collavo, Map the System 2023 Tutor. 

  • Watu Wamae, Research Engagement Manager and Health Innovation Platform lead at AfOx (Oxford Africa Initiative).