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Ilma Barros

Infinity International

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Ilma Barros, PhD, a co-founder of TimeZero Enterprises LLC, has advised organizations and leaders in some of the world’s largest organizations. By focusing on strengths and supporting a deeper connection to purpose, she has successfully facilitated numerous multi-stakeholder, large-scale strategy and change projects for organizations, government, and industries throughout the world. She has spoken globally and has led numerous seminars and workshop in Appreciative Inquiry. She co-author Flourishing Enterprise, The New Spirit of Business, a new book of which she is a co-author.  She is a Distinguished Fellow at the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value at Case Western Reserve University where she co-facilitated the Appreciative Inquiry Summit with David Cooperrider and Ron Fry at the Flourish & Prosper Global Forum in 2014.  She is an ELIAS Fellow (Emerging Leaders for Innovation across Systems) and a member of the Presencing Institute. Most recently, Ilma facilitated the Global Forum Latin America, an encounter that gathered 1,200 people to think about sustainability in a systematic manner, involving business leaders, academic researchers, government and the civil society. She worked as a senior consultant for the Federation of Industries of the State of Paraná, and in that role she led the strategic planning for the Federation and industrial segments.