Introducing the Post Growth Fellowship

Decolonizing the systems we inhabit, while nurturing a shared vision of collective wellbeing within ecological limits.

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An equitable, post-growth future relies on decolonizing our thoughts and the systems we inhabit, while continuing to nurture a shared vision of collective wellbeing within ecological limits.

The inaugural Post Growth Fellowship, launched by the Post Growth Institute on September 1st 2021, is a 12-month content collaboration with selected post-growth activists, researchers, and entrepreneurs.

The overarching aim of the program is to decolonize post-growth ideas, information, and inspiration by engaging Fellows from a range of backgrounds, fields, cultures, histories, and geographies. The Fellowship seeks to counter the often academic, Euro-centric, English-speaking, white male dominance within formal post-growth and degrowth ‘settings’, simultaneously highlighting the shared nature of the struggle for alternatives beyond capitalist growth dependency and systemic oppression.

The result of a decade-long vision to unify diverse voices with a common, post-growth intent, we’re thrilled to introduce the first cohort of 25 Post Growth Fellows:

Protopia
Sister Speaks Global
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  • Artist, writer, and post-growth entrepreneur, Davion Zaire, is the founder of Origyn, a platform to shop with BIPOC, woman-owned and LGBTQIAA+ owned brands.
  • A Director for the UN Program on Responsible Management Education at the University of Queensland, Dr Cle-Anne Gabriel researches post-growth futures in the Global South and business models for sustainability.
  • Mike Strode is a solidarity economy facilitator and organizer with the Kola Nut Collaborative, Chicago’s only time-based service and skills exchange, providing an open platform for mutual aid.
  • A faculty member at Ubuntu.Lab, Robert Wanalo is a patchworker, absorbed in the practice of weaving ideas, relationships, and information into fabrics of possibility.
  • Erfan Daliri is a social change consultant with a long career in community development, refugee settlement, management consulting, social change empowerment, activism, and advocacy.
  • Camille Canon leads Purpose’s US nonprofit and supports businesses in converting to steward-ownership.
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Find out more about the Post Growth Fellows here, follow them all on this Twitter list, and watch out for their stories — which are published regularly here on Post Growth Perspectives.

Find out more about the Post Growth Institute on our website.

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Writing by team-members, guest contributors, and Fellows of the Post Growth Institute (PGI).