The kinds of problems society faces today require collaborative wisdom and collective action. The mission of Knowledge Communities is to create environments that optimize:

  • Trust building
  • Collaboration
  • Synergy
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Generative Behaviors
  • Harness the productive dimensions of power and competition in the service of improving lives and bettering the world we live in.

Knowledge Communities is dedicated to promoting knowledge sharing, innovation, and systemic change by helping organizations build their capacity to launch and sustain learning communities.  Learn more about our mission

Staff & Associates

headshot 1 portraitNaava L. Frank, Ed.D. (she/her) is Founder and Director of Naava Frank, LLC. Naava is a nationally recognized, published expert, with 20 years of experience in the use of communities of practice (CoPs) and networks for non-profits. Naava consults to foundations and nonprofit organizations to launch and support the growth of communities of practice and networks. Her expertise in designing and implementing network evaluation to measure outcomes allows her to maximize the strategic impact for her clients. Naava holds an EdD. from Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.A. from Barnard College/Columbia University.  To learn more about Naava click here.

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