James M. Edwards is an ecosocial designer helping individuals, communities, and organizations grow and thrive through the use of ecological principles and systems thinking. With a vision of a world where humanity lives in harmony with nature and itself, he has dedicated over 25 years as an educator, facilitator, media producer, and systems designer working to inspire and empower action towards greater social and environmental justice.
James has launched and operated a number of businesses both for-profit and nonprofit, as well as working within existing enterprises at board, executive, and operational levels. He holds a B.A. in Diplomacy and History from Occidental College, is an M.Sc. Associate in Ecosocial Design at Gaia University, and is a practicing Permaculture designer. He lives in Boulder, CO with his wife, two teenage sons, and a small menagerie of animals.