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Thursday, October 3 • 8:30am - 10:00am
A Matter of Learning, Leading, Serving: Key Mindsets (Main Stage Plenary)

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This session targets three key mindests that cut across so many opportunities and challenges facing social enterprises and everyone else dedicated to social impact. Themes that will enable our attendees to not only make the most of their daily efforts, but make the most of their interactions at SEWF 2013. The three themes are: Rejecting/Respecting Trade-Offs, The Surprising Power of Empathy, and Living Rhythms: What Social Enterprise Can Learn From Aboriginal Culture.

If you haven’t already done so, click here to register for SEWF 2013. Early Bird ends July 25, 2013.


Moderators
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Lucy Miller

President and CEO, United Way of Calgary and Area
Dr. Lucy Miller has been President and CEO of United Way of Calgary and Area since March 2012. She is known for her relational style and her commitment to shared responsibility for the success of the city of Calgary. Lucy’s background is in education serving most recently as the Chief Superintendent for the Calgary Catholic School District. She is very active in the broader community serving on the Boards of the Calgary Homeless Foundation... Read More →

Speakers
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Mary Gordon

President, Roots of Empathy
Mary Gordon is recognized internationally as an award-winning social entrepreneur, educator, author, child advocate and parenting expert who has created programs informed by the power of empathy. In 1996 she created the Roots of Empathy program in Ontario. Her not for profit organization of the same name, offers programs in every province of Canada, New Zealand, the USA, the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Wales, Scotland, Germany... Read More →
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Ilse Treurnicht

CEO, MaRS Discovery District
Ilse Treurnicht is the CEO of MaRS Discovery District, a leading innovation centre located in Toronto. She oversees both the development and operations of the MaRS Centre and its broad suite of entrepreneurship and innovation programs. Ilse joined MaRS in early 2005 from her role as President & CEO of Primaxis Technology Ventures, a startup-stage venture capital fund focused on the advanced technologies sector. Prior to Primaxis... Read More →
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Dr. Wanda Wuttunee

Professor, director of the Aboriginal Business Education Partners, Asper School of Business
Dr. Wanda Wuttunee is an internationally known professor and researcher in the field of Aboriginal Economic Development. Dr. Wuttunee is Professor in the Department of Native Studies and serves as the Director of the Aboriginal Business Education Program (ABEP) in the I. H. Asper School of Business where she has played a critical role in attracting and engaging Aboriginal youth. As Director she has increased access to the Bachelor of Commerce... Read More →

Sponsors
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Suncor Energy (SEWF Lead Partner)

Suncor Energy and the Suncor Energy Foundation (SEF) have a proud history helping build sustainable communities through collaborative partnerships that enhance the quality of life in key operating areas. Over the past 10 years, Suncor and the SEF have invested more than $110 million in charitable and non profit organizations across Canada and internationally. The SEF is a private, charitable foundation established to receive... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 8:30am - 10:00am
Hall CD TELUS Convention Centre

Attendees (129)