About Us

Our Mission is to spread a framework for thinking holistically and engaging in meaningful dialogue about complex problems – that language is Systems Thinking.

We apply systems thinking every day to understand new problems that arise in our daily lives. The framework has been essential in helping us explore questions from a unique perspective and engage in productive dialogue with others. We’ve experienced mental model shifts in ourselves and others, and created this site to share what we’ve learned and are continuing to learn with a wider audience. We hope our content doesn’t tell you what to believe, but inspires you to examine your mental models and see the world in a different way.

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Jenny currently runs a social intelligence agency where she combines the fields of systems thinking, social engineering, phenomenology, and human engineering to create more effective human social systems. Jenny loves getting to the root of complex problems and revising her mental models. She pours her mind, heart, and spirit into her work and is happy to meet others who share in those values. She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

>> jennyexplores.com // @jennayyzoh // jenny.jj.zhou@gmail.com


Screen Shot 2016-08-14 at 12.36.29 PM.pngAndrew Frangos teaches and runs an after school program called Youth Create that aims to develop leaders with systems perspective, institutional knowledge, and social awareness. He studied Systems Engineering and worked at the Social System Design Lab at Washington University in St. Louis. He has worked on system dynamics projects for the Federal Reserve Bank, Foundation for Ecological Security, and Kaiser Institute for Health Research.

>> andrewfrangos.com // @andrew_frangos // andrew.frangos@gmail.com


Contact Us: systemsandus [at] gmail.com

7 comments

  1. This is really terrific! A great site and example of how to “just do it”! Congratulations Jenny and Andrew! Peter

  2. Having developed a fascination for system dynamic simulation, I am thrilled to come across this blog. I intend to read every article here. Keep up the quality posts, Jenny and Andrew.

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