Community Capacity Builders was founded by Dr Sharon Zivkovic in 2005. Sharon has both practical and academic experience in active citizenship, social entrepreneurship, civic entrepreneurship and systems change.
She has been delivering active citizenship programs in partnership with government since 2006. Her PhD research focused on determining and increasing the social impact of an active citizenship program.
Sharon has delivered University social entrepreneurship courses for over 10 years and supported community members to develop community enterprises during her employment on the Salisbury North and the Parks Urban Regeneration projects.
She has been actively involved in civic entrepreneurship through her multi-sector community strengthening roles on urban regeneration projects and her Board Membership on the Regional Development Australia Adelaide Metropolitan Board.
Sharon is passionate about creating systems change. She is the Co-Founder of Wicked Lab which has developed an online tool, learning program and Lab methodology that focuses on systems change.