Yaz Brien

What do you do?

Storytelling plays a key function across the Transition movement, and my main area of work is amplifying stories of positive change. This can include using social media to share inspiring stories from across and outside of the Transition movement, curating and writing pieces to be published on our website, and responding to requests to participate in events all over the world. It also involves energising and supporting collaborative explorations of, and responses to, the changing global context.

What do you find most surprising or delightful about working in the field of Transition?

Every single day I encounter stories of people joining together to develop solutions and experiment with new ways of working. While the global challenges we face are complex and manifest differently for communities all over the world, I have the privilege of being reminded daily that our common hopes and dreams for the world and each other transcend national and cultural boundaries.