Sustainable Waterloo Region is hosting an event on Thursday, January 28 at the Tannery Events Centre.
By Karli Ferriolo, Student Facilitator, Social Innovation and Venture Creation In April of 2015, Emilie Wapnick gave a Ted Talk on what she calls ‘Multipotentialites’, or someone who does not have one true calling, but many true callings in life.
“Visions, Reflections, and Hallucinations: The Social Imagination and Innovations” January 19th 2016 5:00 – 6:30pm Room K214 – 232 King St. North Dr. Sean Geobey is an Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo’s School of Environment, Enterprise and Development where his research
By Derek Alton, MA Candidate, Community Psychology One could argue that social innovation in one form or another has been around for a long time. The concept of taking a new approach to an entrenched challenge is as old as
Grand Challenges Canada is dedicated to supporting Bold Ideas with Big Impact in global health. The Summer Student Program offers meaningful, hands-on work experience in the interdisciplinary field of global health. They are looking for dynamic, passionate individuals to work with
By Carrie Wright, Research Associate, Social Innovation and Venture Creation The issues facing today’s society, such as climate change, health governance, poverty and income inequality, are highly complex (Ney & Verweij, 2015). These so called ‘wicked problems’ are dynamic, inter-connected