Donella Meadows Resources

Donella "Dana" Meadows portrait in front of chalkboard
Photo courtesy of the Academy for Systems Change

Donella (Dana) H. Meadows was a researcher, professor, environmental scientist and author. Her work helps us to see how systems function, how they get stuck, and how to change them. This page compiles some of her talks and works.

Systems Thinking Marin Blog Entry

Donella Meadows Wikipedia Page

Dartmouth & Early Days


Articles & Books

Title Page - Leverage Points - Places to Intervene in a System
Thinking in Systems: A Primer book cover
Limits to Growth 30-year update book cover

Visit the Academy for Systems Change website for a complete list of Meadow’s publications.

The Donella Meadows Project / Academy for Systems Change

From their website:

“The mission of the Donella Meadows Project is to preserve Donella (Dana) H. Meadows’s legacy as an inspiring leader, scholar, writer, and teacher; to manage the intellectual property rights related to Dana’s published work; to provide and maintain a comprehensive and easily accessible archive of her work online, including articles, columns, and letters; to develop new resources and programs that apply her ideas to current issues and make them available to an ever-larger network of students, practitioners, and leaders in social change.”

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