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Wednesday, October 2 • 6:10pm - 7:40pm
A Matter of Impact: Key Skillsets (Main Stage Opening Plenary)

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It is hoped ‘impact’ will be a crucial component of the conversations throughout all of SEWF 2013, but we wanted to put that primacy of purpose front and centre. So we are taking a page out of Stephen Covey’s iconic book and beginning SEWF 2013 with a deliberate focus on the end point of everything we do, ‘impact’. The opening plenary will look at impact from three angles – creating it, measuring it, and collaborating to take it to the next level.

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Moderators
avatar for Gerry Higgins

Gerry Higgins

CEO, Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEiS)
Gerry is Chief Executive Officer at CEiS (Community Enterprise in Scotland) and a Director at the Social Value Lab. He brings over 30 years’ experience in developing and running social enterprises and works with government agencies and third sector partners in the UK and internationally to support policy and practice. His current work includes developing public sector markets for social enterprise and building the capacity of social enterprises... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Al Etmanski

Al Etmanski

Co-founder, Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network
Al is an curator, author, blogger (www.aletmanski.com), advocate and social entrepreneur specializing in innovative, multi-sector solutions to complex societal challenges. He is currently a partner in the national collaboration, Social Innovation Generation (SIG). (http://sigeneration.ca) SiG is dedicated to scaling up innovative solutions to deeply rooted social problems and exploring new methods of financing the social sector. Al is an Ashoka... Read More →
avatar for Mariana Farias

Mariana Farias

Office and HR Manager, REDF
Carla Javits is the President of REDF which provides equity-like investments and business assistance to create and grow ‘double bottom line’ enterprises operated by nonprofits that create jobs in order to employ people who face high barriers. The people employed learn and earn, while the nonprofit brings in business income that makes the enterprise sustainable. The social enterprises supported by REDF have generated more than $100... Read More →
avatar for Craig Kielburger

Craig Kielburger

Co-Founder, Free The Children and Me to We
Craig Kielburger is a social entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author, and syndicated columnist. He co-founded Free The Children in 1995 when he was 12-years-old. Today, more than 1.7 million young people are involved in its programs. In North America, the organization provides comprehensive service-learning programs, including its We Day celebrations attended annually by more than 100,000 students from 3,000 participating schools... Read More →


Wednesday October 2, 2013 6:10pm - 7:40pm
Hall CD TELUS Convention Centre

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