Growing up in rural Victoria and now living in rural NSW, Liane has over 20 years experience as a regenerative organic farmer. Also, Liane has spent many years working with and facilitating climate action and social justice groups. Liane understands conflict and prosocial group dynamics. Her honours thesis focused on the practices that foster cohesion in activist groups. She believes group members working collaboratively in cohesive environments can capture the hive-mind to draw out robust solutions to create a more resilient future together.A PhD candidate at the University of Wollongong, her current research focuses on emergent group governance models that foster group cohesion, shared understanding and psychological flexibility.