E-mpulse game facilitators
The game, the calls and the mentoring circles will be hosted by a team of facilitators with experience in international projects, social entrepreneurship, project-development and online support. This is the team you’ll meet online and likely at the E-mpulse festival
Niels, 35, is coordinator of international development of Elos Brazil and director of the Elos Foundationin the Netherlands. A Social entrepreneur, trainer/facilitator of group-processes, initiator of social and collaborative projects in communities, companies and governments. Builds international-, intercultural- and inter sectorial bridges, where he combines a mind-driven experience in business and entrepreneurship with the heart-driven approach of connecting with people´s deeper motivations and human qualities. Works worldwide with project experience in South America (primarily Brazil), Europe, Southern Africa and the Caribbean.
Javier, 33, is a socio-environmental consultant and social entrepreneur. Expert in holistic sustainability, permaculture, complex systems and group facilitation. Bachelor degree in Environmental Sciences, specialist in management and conservation of the ecological heritage. Has a post graduation in Environmental Education and Sustainable Development and a Master degree in Gestalt Therapy. He has developed his professional career in the fields of social ecology, citizen participation and social innovation. Promoting sustainable lifestyles and facilitating processes for social change in several organizations, communities and governments: developing training programs, seminars and events, participatory projects and qualitative research. He participates in different international projects and networks. Co-founder of Altekio.
Paulo Farine Milani
Paulo Farine, 27, is an Elos Institute’s facilitator, applying the Elos methodology in different communities in Brazil, The Netherlands and Denmark. He is one of the co-creators of Oasis Santa Catarina Movement (2009) which got together 300 youth from 10 Brazilian states and more than 2000 people from 6 cities in the Vale do Itajaí-SC in the challenge of collective construction in 18 public spaces such as squares, parks and gardens in just 7 days. He is part of the Art of Hosting Network and a Warrior Without Weapons from the 2009’s class. Since university, he has developed projects related with social entrepreneurship and community development. Founder of the Center for Social Responsibility and Sustainability at the Junior Enterprise – UEL, working with initiatives linked to the Millennium Development Goals, he was National Representative of Peace Child International in Brazil and Community Connector of “TakingITGlobal”.
Marta Orihuel Ayuso
SpainMarta, 30, is an Environmental Scientist with Master Degree on International Cooperation, Peace and Development. She has worked, within the social and solidarity economy framework to propell initiatives for ecological sustainability in cities, rethinking upon mobility and territory with her social Cooperative Goteo. From this experience she received the Young Social entrepreneurs Awards from the spanish Youth Action Net Program. She has experience in sustainable community development initiatives in different countries and in the promotion of sustainable lifestyles. She’s part of the Warriors Without Weapons movement and from the GSA Madrid team that disseminates in Spain Elos Philosophy and Oasis Game. Takes part of different collaborative communities and has supported and taken part on initiating social businesses. She’s also an impacthub fellow.