Bindu Mohanty is a writer, teacher, and sustainability consultant based in the international town of Auroville, India. As a consultant, she is co-founder of earth&us with experience in the fields of rural development and waste management. As an educator, she has served as senior faculty for an American study-abroad program. Her writing and research interests focus on social transformation. She views human society as a complex or selforganizing adaptive system and recognizes individual agency as a crucial element in bringing about social change.