Blythe’s practice focuses on change management, evaluation, and capacity building to support the development of adaptive learning cultures within organizations and collaboratives. Her current work is focused on the development of several nonprofit sector collaboratives, using network analysis, developmental evaluation and capacity building to improve process (systems) outcomes, interorganizational outcomes and client-level outcomes.
Blythe’s background includes roles in change management, quality improvement, evaluation, strategic planning, organizational development, community investment, corporate social responsibility, social enterprise, and process safety management. She is an accomplished facilitator and stakeholder engagement practitioner with over 15 years’ experience in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Blythe is known for taking a multi-disciplinary approach to develop strategies that address complex challenges and translating those into practical action.
She currently sits on the boards of The Human Venture Institute and Bolivia Kids. In 2008 Blythe was named to Calgary’s ‘Top 40 Under 40’ for her career & community contributions. She holds a BComm in Finance and International Development from the University of Alberta, studied Journalism at Carleton University, Design Marketing at Parsons in New York City, and served as a Parliamentary Page in the House of Commons.
Blythe lives in Calgary with her husband and their two children.