Introduction to Inclusive Decision-Making

Webinar with Mer Joyce

Introduction to Inclusive Decision-Making


Mer Joyce, Founder and Principal of Do Big Good

Inclusive decision-making means those affected by a decision have a role in making it. As logical as this sounds, getting started can be intimidating. This training will take you from zero to beginning to design an inclusive decision-making process that fits the needs of your organization.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand what makes a decision inclusive
  • Understand the value of inclusive decision-making
  • Learn practical tactics for getting started in inclusive decision-making
  • Work through a real-world decision-making example

About Mer Joyce

Mer (pronounced “mair”) Joyce is the Founder and Principal of Do Big Good, a Seattle-based firm that trains and facilitates inclusive decisions. Mer has committed her life to social change innovation. She was New Media Operations Manager on President Obama’s 2008 campaign, led the creation of the 2010 book, and managed a first-of-its-kind activism data set as a fellow of the National Science Foundation.

Mer has collaborated with nonprofits, foundations, think tanks, and firms in North America, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East, including the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard, the Open Government Partnership, Microsoft, and Google.

Her graduate studies in Public Policy and Communication and undergraduate studies in History and Africana Studies were at the Harvard Kennedy School, the University of Washington, Vassar, and the University of Ghana. Having also lived in Morocco, Chile, and India, Mer now lives in Seattle, where she enjoys biking and intentional communities.

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