Beth Tener

Beth Tener

Beth Tener is a facilitator, trainer, and strategy coach who works with collaborative network initiatives that address complex challenges, such as transitioning to a clean energy economy and revitalizing communities. Based in New England, she helps organizations working on similar issues find their shared purpose, align their work, and work in networked ways so they can achieve greater impact.

Her work weaves together strategic planning, facilitation with high levels of interaction and participation, network thinking, and leadership skills. She’s published over 50 blogs on topics of collaborative leadership, systems change, and networked ways of working.

Her work is informed by broad experience in how change happens, systems thinking, social and racial equity, and environmental/social issues, gained through work with over 150 companies, government agencies, foundations, and non-profits.   

Network services include:

  • Facilitation and strategy for networks in various stages of development
  • Community of practice design and facilitation
  • Training in network leadership and participatory event design to amplify networks
  • Network coach/thinking partner for network leaders
  • Network mapping

Examples of client projects include:

  • Great Neighborhoods Network of MA Smart Growth Alliance
  • Green Ribbon Commission (in Boston)
  • MA Global Warming Solutions Project
  • New Hampshire Farm to School Beacon Communities Initiative
  • Success Boston
  • United Way of Greater New Bedford
  • Vermont Farm to Plate Network