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Sustainable Value Creation Speaker Series

Archived Content

This joint Speaker Series is brought to you by IRIS and Schulich Course Director Dr. Kevin McKague and his MGMT 6500 Sustainable Value Creation course (Business Model Innovation for Poverty Alleviation), which is cross-listed by both the Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business and the Nonprofit Management Leadership specializations at the Schulich School of Business.


Speaker Series Line Up

Location: SSB W256, Schulich School of Business
Day and Time: Tuesdays from 7:00-8:00 PM
TD Poster for YUConnect imageeJanuary 15th

Doing Business with the Poor

Guest Speaker: Tal Dehtiar, Founder and CEO, Oliberté and one of Fast Company’s Most Creative Business People of the Year.



BS Poster for YUConnectJanuary 29th

Innovations in Education and Sustainable Development: The Uganda Rural Development and Training Program

Guest Speaker: Dr. Bryan Smith, President, Broad Reach Innovations Inc. and advisor, URDT.



KS Poster for YUConnectFebruary 5th

Innovations in Global Health and Grand Challenges Canada

Guest Speaker: Dr. Ken Simiyu, Program Officer, Grand Challenges Canada




HA Poster for YUConnect 1February 26th

Financing Inclusive Business for Sustainable Development and Poverty Alleviation

Guest Speaker: Hany Assaad, Co-founder Avanz Capital.



AD Poster for YUConnect 2March 5th

Transforming the Corporate Gift Market to Create Sustainable Employment and Empowerment in Poor Communities

Guest Speaker: Angie Drascovic, Founder and CEO Zoë Alliance.



HK Poster for YUConnectMarch 19th

Jobs for the Poor: Reducing Poverty through Impact Sourcing

Guest Speaker: Karim Harji on Impact Sourcing, Co-Founder Venture Deli, Co-Founder of SocialFinance. ca and Social Entrepreneurship Mentor and Instructor


AG Poster for YUConnect

March 26th

Learning from Failure

Guest Speaker: Ashley Good, Engineers without Borders and Founder Admitting Failure