Iranian Elites at the Oppmakr Breakfast
On February 6, 2020, we have invited part of our friends among the Iranian elites for an Oppmakr Breakfast. The Oppmakr Breakfast event is a series of structured yet agenda-less happenings. Its mission is to gather Iranian elites and ignite meaningful multilogues.
Inspired by Reza’s article Understanding The Games We Play – Strategic Mindset, the theme for today’s multilogue was about the same topic. In the event, everyone co-created a better understanding of “what we are all in”.
As the people around the table, the conversation was diverse. It raised critical questions in terms of “where are now economically, and culturally both as an individual or as a society.”
In a sense we (as the Oppmakr Institute) are elitists. That is why these events are private and invitation-only. We curate the communities we create. Yet, we also work hard not to be elitist in ways that matter. We actively seek out shakers and movers from all over Iran and region to join our programs.
We have created these series of events because we believe the way we think about our elite is broken. For decades (as a society) we tried to slow down or —in some cases, eliminate those who think, act and communicate different whole they might create positive change.