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Apr, 2019

Roles of Artificial Intelligence and Analytics in Business

This month, the Centre for Social Impact ran its final brown bag lunch of the year. We had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Stephen Thomas, who is currently an Adjunct Professor right here at the Smith School of Business, as well as the Director of the Master of Management Analytics (MMA) and Master of Management in Artificial Intelligence (MMAI) programs.

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Mar, 2019

Four Key Lessons: Recap of Speaker Series with Mike Gerbis

In the month of March, the Centre for Social Impact had the pleasure of hosting Mike Gerbis as part of its Speaker Series. Mr. Gerbis is a BSc’ 90 grad, and current CEO of GLOBE Series & The Delphi Group. With a focus in the impact of climate change on future business leaders, Mr. Gerbis lead us through his own journey in the private sector. Kind enough to give advice to a room full of unsure students, Mr. Gerbis offered four key lessons that he has developed over the course of his career.

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Mar, 2019

There are more socially impactful jobs out there than you may think.

There was a phase of a few months in my third year at Queen’s University when I was applying for jobs - endlessly looking and applying for any opportunities in the marketing space to sharpen my skills and experience. But deep down, I knew what I desired.

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Mar, 2019

Speaker Series Recap: Peter Sinclair

Last month the Centre for Social Impact had the pleasure of hosting Peter Sinclair, COMM ’89 grad, Canadian Sustainability Executive, Senior Advisor - World Gold Council. Mr. Sinclair spoke on his own connections with social impact, detailing a journey that started with international development opportunities forged in his undergrad, which eventually landed him in the mining sector.

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Mar, 2019

Volunteer Trip to Kenya with ME to WE Organization

With the determination to build a brighter future and the want to take part in meaningful travel, I decided to complete the Certificate in Social Impact program’s volunteer outreach component internationally and volunteer my time in Kenya, Africa.