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Dec, 2017

13th Annual Social Impact Summit Recap

Earlier this month, the Centre for Social Impact hosted the 13th Annual Social Impact Summit. The Summit was a mixture of keynote presentations, panel sessions and workshops with a fantastic line up of speakers. Over the course of this two-day event, delegates were able to further their motivation and strengthen their passion to make a social impact.

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Dec, 2017

Student Profile: Volunteering in New Orleans

Earlier this year, three Certificate in Social Impact students from Queen’s Commerce traveled to New Orleans and volunteered their time, helping members of the local community as part of the Certificate program’s outreach component.

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Dec, 2017

Deep Decarbonization: How will it impact Canada? Brown Bag Lunch Highlights

On Tuesday November 14, 2017 we had the pleasure of hearing from Dr. Warren Mabee, who aside from being a professor and head of the Department of Geography and Planning here at Queen’s, also holds a Canada Research Chair in Renewable Energy Development and Implementation.

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Nov, 2017

Social Innovation Bootcamp 2017

On October 13th & 14th Smith School of Business students came together for the Social Innovation Bootcamp to gain knowledge and skill development in social innovation and values-based leadership. The Bootcamp, designed for Smith students who are earning their Certificate in Social Impact alongside their degree, is an engaging opportunity for students to connect with like-minded peers and business leaders to develop impactful and effective solutions to social challenges.

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Oct, 2017

Student Volunteer Outreach Experience

The Centre recently reached out to Jennifer Lo, a Commerce student at Smith School of Business who is working towards her Certificate in Social Impact. Jennifer spent a portion of this past summer volunteering in Singapore with a variety of organizations, with these hours counting toward the volunteer requirement for the Certificate program. Jennifer provides below an insight into her volunteer outreach experience and what impact her involvement in the Certificate program has on her future.