The Future of Talent in Social Change: Inspiration from Ashoka’s Change Leaders Forum

The Ashoka Change Leaders Forum brought together seasoned and emerging leaders from business, education, and social enterprise to share their solutions. I has the privilege of live-tweeting the event on behalf of @AshokaCanada using the hashtag #AshokaCLF. The goal was to share stories, exchange ideas, and inspire concrete solutions on how to equip leaders to address […]

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7 Success Tips for Young Activists

My tips for youth taking action for social good There are tons of opportunities to for youth to volunteer and “get involved” both locally and globally — but what about those interested in starting their own projects? What about the young changemakers that are inspired, or have an idea, and are looking to take the next step? Since founding ACCESS as a […]

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Helping millennials develop their ideas for social change through ACCESS

Everything you need to get your “legacy project” off the ground I was interviewed on Moving Millennials as part of a series (all episodes are here). One of the topics was ACCESS, the non-profit organization I started back in high-school. You can listen to the audio interview here. Dave Anderson:  Welcome to yet another incredible week where we are featuring […]

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Speaking at Be Good Be Social Toronto #BGBS13

Be Good Be Social Toronto is taking place on October 17. It’s all about Social Media for Social Good. Now in its third year, the conference will focus on intermediate and advanced strategies, from selecting partners to work with, balancing internal and external communication demands, recognizing corporate partners, and taking risks with new platforms. I will be […]

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Why You Might Help That Stranger

There are countless behaviours humans have adopted over time – for such goals of survival, defence and pro-creation. How humans relate to one another, and more specifically care for and protect each other, is key to their survival and maintaining relationships. How do humans react in situations when others are in need? When or why do people help strangers? […]

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