Rebecca Ejo Colwell
Rebecca is a talented integral facilitator, strategist and coach, co-creator of Integral Facilitator programs, and the CEO of Ten Directions. For over thirty years she has been facilitating and inspiring others to practice facilitative leadership and meet the challenges of a wide range of cultural and social issues.
After earning her Masters of Business Administration in 1992, she founded Fourth Wave Strategy Inc., an integrally informed strategic management firm. Over the last two decades, Rebecca has become a well-known innovator for design and facilitation of multi-stakeholder strategy development and multi-disciplinary projects that cross organizational boundaries in public, private and not-for-profit sectors in North America. She has led many “firsts” in system and organizational initiatives related to better futures for health, energy, design in business, culture production, natural and cultural heritage, and economic development. In 2008, she founded Open Field, an integral leadership development practice for women.
Rebecca’s warm, playful and irreverent style is grounded in her deep trust of what is, and a tenacious curiosity about what might be possible. As a certified Integral development coach, she offers this presence and perspective to developing leaders and leadership teams.
Rebecca is an ordained monk in the Soto Zen tradition and an Integral Dharma Holder. Rebecca is a contributor to the Integral Leadership Review, the International Association of Facilitators IAF Global publications, and featured guest blogger on Pyxis-Tech.
She’s been named to August’s List of Women Leaders: innovators on the topics of self-management, the future of work, new models of leadership, responsive organizations, and new ways of working.
Recent Writings by Rebecca Ejo Colwell
The Ten Directions Meridian University Collaboration: graduate students complete the Integral Facilitator certificate program for academic credit.