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Oct, 2020

Social Impact Summit 2020

The 2020 Social Impact Summit was unlike any other in many ways. Rather than congregating on Queen’s campus, our dedicated attendees, speakers, and the CSI team were tuning in from around the world


Oct, 2019

Upcoming Speaker Series Event: 'Global Platforms Creating Global Impact'

The Centre for Social Impact invites you to our November Speaker Series event: 'Global Platforms Creating Global Impact' on November 12th from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm. The event will feature a panel discussion with Smith School of Business Alum, Norman Musengimana, MMIE'18, and Rizma Butt, MMIE'18. This panel will be followed by keynote, Hayley Mundeva, Co-founder and CEO of ThriveHire.


Oct, 2019

Event Announcement: "Rebalancing Society" featuring Henry Mintzberg

The Centre for Social Impact invites members of the Smith School of Business community (students, faculty and staff) as well as members of the larger Queen’s community and Kingston community to participate in a special edition Speaker Series and Workshop on “Rebalancing Society”, facilitated by Professor Henry Mintzberg on October 25th, 2019 from 9am to 12:30pm.


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.


Nov, 2018

Speaker Series: Susan McLennan

There’s a lot in life that you just can’t teach. The most successful, passionate people you meet – who have gone on these incredible journeys and ended up in the best destinations – they probably got there by accident. That is at the core of all that I took away from Susan McLennan’s lecture in Goodes Hall this week: when you stumble onto your purpose, you gotta run with it, even if you trip and fall flat on your face.