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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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Oct, 2017

Brown Bag Lunch Highlights

After learning about how much of a problem bullying among youth was in Canada and finding out that many leaders and educators were lacking the tools to turn the situation around, Dr. Craig and her colleagues launched PREVNet in 2006. Over the years, the organization has built collaborative partnerships with governments, NGOs, and businesses to design evidence-backed initiatives and campaigns that can truly work towards diminishing the negative effects that bullying and victimization have on society.

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Sep, 2017

My Internship Experience: Rohan Gandhi

Throughout my life, I have always strived to give back to the community as much as possible. Despite stereotypes associated with Commerce students, I have always hoped that my extracurricular, volunteer experiences and career would have some form of positive social impact. The Raya Aralihalli Memorial Fund managed by the Centre for Social Impact gave students exceptional opportunities to make an impact in the community while gaining crucial work experience and developing their professional skill set.