Leyla Acaroglu


Designer, sociologist, sustainability provocateur, and 2016 United Nations Champion of the Earth, Dr. Leyla Acaroglu challenges people to think differently about how the world works. As a pioneer of creative change, she weaves together sustainability, design, and systems thinking to activate the transition to a circular and sustainable future by design. Leyla is the founder of Disrupt Design, The UnSchool, and CO Project Farm.


Systems Change Platform

Advaya is a systems change platform founded by sisters, yoga teachers and activists Ruby Reed & Christabel Reed to galvanise a culture shift towards the radical regeneration of our soil, soul, and society. Advaya’s media platform, campaigns and live events empower and inspire. Exploring the connections between ecology, economy, spirituality and mental health, they weave stories of beautiful transformation, resistance and renewal.