The World Cafe Community

Hosting Conversations about Questions that Matter

Shireen Ali
  • Toronto, ON
  • Canada
Share on Facebook

Shireen Ali's Friends

  • Franis Engel
  • Viktor
  • Arshad  Malik
  • Benjamin Aaron Degenhart

Shireen Ali's Conversations

The 'Design my Wish' Project- Calls for collaboration

Started Jun 10, 2010 0 Replies

Hi to all in the World Cafe CommunityI have been mulling around an idea in my mind and want to throw it out to you for comments and feedback.For want of a better name, let's call it the "Design my…Continue

Tags: media, market, research, social, collaboration

Cancer. Food and lifestyle.

Started this conversation. Last reply by Shireen Ali Jun 6, 2010. 2 Replies

Hi AllI have been doing my own personal research into the causes and prevention of cancer.Seems to me that it is attributed to about 3 main causes: stress, environmental factors (eg workplace toxins)…Continue

Tags: foods, stress, anti-cancer, cooking, angiogenesis


Shireen Ali's Page

Profile Information

Please indicate your World Café experience (ONLY IF YOU HAVE ACTUAL WORLD CAFE EXPERIENCE) in one or more of the following roles:
I'm New to the World Cafe
If you are new to the World Cafe, would you please share how you heard about this community?
I was searching for information on design thinking as I am considering it as a possible career change.
World Cafe came up as a link in one of my searches!
What field is the primary focus of your World Café work (ONLY CHECK AREAS WHERE YOU ARE ALREADY ACTIVELY USING WORLD CAFE PLEASE)?
What knowledge, skills or resources would you like to contribute to the World Café community to help it grow and flourish?
My ideas on how social media and collaborative technologies will influence the way businesses operate and the way we communicate with each other in this century.
What would you most like to receive from this community?
The input of other people in the global community who come from different backgrounds from me, and who ponder the same issues and deal with them from a different perspective than mine.

Shireen Ali's Blog

How to Really Use GoogleWave

Posted on September 24, 2010 at 6:54am 3 Comments

I read a blog post a while back, which referred to news of the anticipated demise of Google Wave.…


Trends in the Legal Industry-lowering legal fees

Posted on September 10, 2010 at 2:03pm 0 Comments

Hi to All

Over the past few months I have spent quite some time researching what's been happening on the legal landscape in North America as regards how the legal industry has fared with the downturn in the economy.

Basically, many people complain about the high cost of legal fees. That includes people like us and especially legal counsel from the companies which hire law firms. So I wanted to know what impact, if any, the recession has had on the way law firms charge for services.… Continue

Emergent by Design- the JUNTO platform to extend the wwweb

Posted on May 10, 2010 at 9:17pm 6 Comments

I came across this wonderful young lady who is looking for collaborators to work on her "Junto" platform. It's a way of using the world wide web to have meaningful live conversations in 3D. The concept is very open and evolving by the day , it seems.

As participants in the world cafe I think a platform such as Junto is possibly a next step for us all to see and talk to each other here.

To find out more about the concept of Junto please see… Continue

On Design Thinking

Posted on May 7, 2010 at 7:21am 4 Comments

Hi to All in the cafe!

I am just getting into the concept and methodologies of design thinking and would like to share this relatively new approach to business strategy with all who are interested.

On Monday this week I attended a "conversation" held by Roger Martin at the Ontario Academy of Art and Design (OCAD) in Toronto, Canada. He is the Dean of the School of Management at the University of Toronto and gave an expose of his new book "The Design of Business". He is… Continue

Comment Wall (2 comments)

You need to be a member of The World Cafe Community to add comments!

Join The World Cafe Community

At 2:13pm on April 5, 2010, Benjamin Aaron Degenhart said…
Hey Shireen, love that spirit of beginning journeys! bows to you in that stage, and good energy for it's unfolding...
Mhm, good question with the blog - it's surely good to have your very own plattform to express and you can always post your posts from there also here in the Blog-section and/or invite people to visit your blog... all is possible and redundancy of good stuff i absolutely embrace.
And yes, please take some of the boldness, that is a quality i am just discovering myself as well... can be very alive and liberating :)

cheers, /b
At 4:51pm on April 1, 2010, Benjamin Aaron Degenhart said…
Hi Shireen, a warm welcome to you into this World Cafe online community of learning and practice from me as a host of this space :)

Wow, your statement is quite impressive to read - i hope to get the chance for a window into your ideas of this influence? have you written something about it or are you carrying it in you... giving birth... great to have that confidence about it, i admire that!

As you indicated Onine as your focus, you might want to consider joining the next virtual World Cafe on April 24th. And Amy is really making great learning experiences with hosting World Cafés in Second Life, maybe you enjoy her harvest from the first session.
And there is a group dedicated to dig deeper into that thrilling issue as well...

So i hope you feel inspired to take some time to look for the juicy spots for you in this rich pool - the search function might be a good help on your inquiries.
And if you want, you are most welcome to write a little introduction about yourself here.

Please let me know if i can help you further with anything here, warm wishes,

© 2019   Created by Amy Lenzo.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service