TALKS AND WORKSHOPS
Leyla is a well-respected and sought after educational speaker, known for her charismatic and interactive presentation style. Her transdisciplinary expertise weaves together design, innovation, systems thinking, sociology, environmental sciences, life cycle thinking, sustainability and change activation in an informative, engaging and accessable way.
Her workshops and advice services have been sought out by academic and professional organizations, CEO's and pioneer corporations wanting to activate sustainability from around the world. She is skilled in a variety of communication and facilitation methods and tailors her presentations, workshops and advice sessions to create high-energy, informative and interactive knowledge experiences.
Leyla's Mainstage Ted Talk has been viewed by over 1.2 Million people and is one of the most watched Ted Talks on Sustainability. Watch it here and see why people are excited by her unique approach and messaging around environmental and social systems change.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT LEYLA'S TALKS
"Wow. Awesome. Amazing. Leyla is a synapse - with her energy, passion, knowledge and humour, she ignites every neuron in the audience, and frees people to think and design sustainably."
- Trish Hyde, CEO, Australian Packaging Covenant
"Leyla Acaroglu's keynote at SUSTpack2016 set the tone for the rest of the day on how can packaging be regenerative and have a central role in the fight against food waste, in educating the consumer and in changing behavior to a more environmentally conscious one. She was an outstanding speaker and brought great energy and content to open the day."
- Barbara Fowler, SustPack 2016 Conference Organizer
"Leyla Acaroglu is an amazing speaker, and her concept of using environmental folklore to simplify and explain complex systems is brilliant. She engages even the most cynical to her thought-provoking conclusion that design and innovation can lead to a more sustainable future.”
– Brock Macdonald, CEO, Recycling Council of British Columbia
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Just some of the arenas Leyla's expertise covers and which she keynotes on:
Sustainable Design and Innovation
The Disruptive Design Method (creator)
Ideation and creative problem-solving
Change (social, behavioral, organizational etc)
Environment folklore and myths
Cognitive Experience Design
The Circular Economy
Design thinking and Innovation Through Sustainability
Life Cycle Thinking
Gamification for Change