Living Forward and Leading with Impact

Friday, October 1
5:30pm–5:45pm Welcome and Opening Remarks

Jean-Baptiste Litrico, Director, Centre for Social Impact
Wanda Costen, Dean, Smith School of Business
Host: Aysha Tabassum, Editor in Chief, The Queen’s Journal
5:45pm-7:00pm Keynote Address: Wes Hall

Wes Hall, Founder and Chairman, BlackNorth Initiative
Moderator: Omar Baboolal, President, Queen's Commerce Society
7:00pm-8:00pm Virtual Networking Session
Saturday, October 2
9:00am-10:00am Session #1: Translating EDII Research into Practice

Eddy Ng, Professor of Equity & Inclusion, Smith School of Business
Tahmena Bokhari, Director – Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Smith School of Business
10:00am–11:00am Session #2: Promoting Indigenous Entrepreneurship

Nicole McLaren, Founder/CEO, Raven Reads
Moderator: Emily Prpic, Certificate in Social Impact Student, Centre for Social Impact
11:00am-12:00pm Session #3: How to Develop Social Impact Leaders

Amanda Cooper, Associate Dean, Educational Policy and Leadership, Queens University
Charmaine Lyn, Director, Changemaker Education, Ashoka Canada
Matthias Spitzmuller, Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior, Smith School of
Business
Moderator: David Youssef, Business Development Coordinator, Queens University
12:00pm-12:30pm Lunch
12:30pm-1:30pm Session #4: Harnessing Technology for Good

Charles Buchanan, Chief Executive Officer, Technology Helps
Moderator: Brynne Takhar, Certificate in Social Impact Student, Centre for Social Impact
1:30pm-2:30pm Session #5: Why Do The Sustainable Development Goals Matter?

Puninda Thind, Senior Sustainability Consultant
Julie Foster, Manager of Sustainability and Governance Projects, Competent Banks
Kate Morsink, Sustainability Strategy Consultant, Tealeaves
Moderator: Benjamin Hoyos, President, Sustainability Club, Smith School of Business
2:30pm Closing Remarks:

Jean-Baptiste Litrico, Director, Centre for Social Impact