Change Matrix works to motivate, manage, and measure change using a structured approach to assess the situation, define outcomes, and tailor processes and tools. In partnership, individuals and organizations transform from their current state to a desired future state.
For most systems – and the individuals and organizations within them – change is a constant. Some organizations initiate change, learning and growing as a result of it. Others are surprised by change and are forced to adapt whether they like it or not.
Our Vision: Communities are equitable, inclusive, and resilient, supported by integrated and collaborative systems.
Elizabeth Waetzig, JD
Elizabeth (Liz) specializes in organizational behavior with an emphasis on collaboration in complex systems. She has been managing conflict as a lawyer, mediator, facilitator, and trainer for over 15 years. She focuses her efforts in the areas of health care, mental health, child welfare, education and other human services. As a previous faculty member at Georgetown University, Liz co-authored a monograph on a public health approach to children’s mental health. Liz brings broad experience in all phases of program design and implementation including: planning with small, large, and diverse stakeholder groups, conflict resolution among individuals and teams, coaching, and training in all levels of interaction from individual negotiation to large group facilitation.
Suganya Sockalingam, Ph.D.
Suganya has extensive experience addressing issues related to cultural and linguistic competence, health inequities and disparities, cross-cultural communication, conflict management and leadership solutions. She has worked with several state health agencies and has consulted with a variety of public health and mental health organizations to address systems change at the national, state, and local level. She has co-developed several curricula to guide systems transformation. Suganya assists agencies develop their leadership capacity to address workforce diversity and inclusivity, and to institutionalize the provision of culturally and linguistically competent services.