Leading Change for Good
Zoom info session

We hosted an information session all about our newest programme, dedicated to creating sustainable and positive change in Aotearoa – Leading Change for Good.

This session happened on Tuesday 11th May, 2021

Event overview

  • Introduction to The Mind Lab team
  • Overview of our new postgraduate certificate Leading Change for Good
  • The Mind Lab way of teaching & learning
  • Q&A

Virtually meet our team, including course facilitators, and we’ll share why we created the Postgraduate Certificate in Leading Change for Good, and what you can expect from this incredible 34-week programme.

This info evening is designed for

  • Those who want to make positive change in their community, business, industry, or wider.
  • Those who have an idea for sustainable change they want to lead, big or small, for the benefit of others and/or the the planet – or can see where change is needed.
  • Varied industries from self-employed, SME’s, large corporates, government, not for profit, anyone who wants to lead innovative and sustainable change for good.
  • Those interested in our Leading Change for Good postgraduate certificate.


Saskia Verraes, Programme Lead for Leading Change
Saskia is a devoted fighter for a better world. One that is socially just, economically inclusive & environmentally restorative. She has years of experience working on collaborative social efforts with vision and engagement and a real focus on action.
Fiona (Fee) Webby, General Manager at The Mind Lab
Fee has been with The Mind Lab since 2015 and leads the team here with passion and purpose. With years of experience in advertising and marketing, Fee made the leap to a 'for good' role and has never looked back.
Hayley Sparks, National Academic Manager
Graduating with a doctorate in geography from the University of Auckland, Hayley disrupted her visions of a traditional academic career by joining us to fulfill her passion for teaching, learning and research in our future-focused learning environment. She helps with teaching, supervision, programme development and academic quality across Master’s programmes at both Tech Futures Lab and The Mind Lab, and engages in a wide range of activity across the organisation.

What is 'Leading Change for Good'?

The Mind Lab’s Leading Change for Good is a new Postgraduate Certificate that focuses on leadership and transformation for real, lasting impact where it matters the most. It’s a 34-week programme and the first of it’s kind in New Zealand.

The programme aims to provide people from diverse industries and communities with the knowledge and skills to effectively instigate and lead collaborations and partnerships, and apply environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable practices for positive impact in times of change.