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Archives: 2017 March


Mar, 2017

My afternoon with Kim Howson

Kate Morsink, our Student Director of Social Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship, shares her experience speaking to Kim Howson, Manager of Strategic Initiatives in Social Impact at RBC. Read on to learn about RBC's new youth initiatives and some valuable career advice Kim shared with our students.


Mar, 2017

Queen’s University at the Hult Prize, Dubai Regional Finals

Team Movement, winners of the Queen's Campus Hult Prize Pitch Competition in December, recently competed at the Hult Prize Regional Finals in Dubai.


Mar, 2017

My Experience at the 2017 Hult Prize Regional Finals

Ryker Richard, our Student Director of Values-Based Leadership, shares his team's experience at the 2017 Hult Prize Regional Finals in London - where teams competed in this year's challenge to develop business plans to restore the rights and dignities of 10 million refugees by 2022 and a chance to win $1 million in seed funding.


Mar, 2017

Design Thinking in the Business World

Playdough, pipe-cleaners, and Lady Gaga: not what you would expect at a typical workshop about business strategy and development. However, this was not a typical workshop. Patrick Glinski, Senior Vice President of Idea Couture and head of IC/Health, brought the worlds of design thinking and business together to show how social innovation can benefit and impact business strategy. Drawing on his deep experiences in healthcare and in the interdisciplinary collaboration between business strategy and the social sciences, Patrick explored how the process of Design Thinking in developing new business ideas can tackle some of the biggest challenges in healthcare.