Carla Young earned her PhD in sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a researcher at the Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW) in Berlin. She engages with organization theory, economic sociology, and STS to study how people create organizations and technologies that facilitate more equitable and sustainable social and economic relations. Her dissertation ‘Playing the Game or Changing the Game’ investigated the emergence of a meta-organization in the field of food cooperatives in the US.