Jim Green Memorial Lecture 2018: The Future of Social Innovation with Tonya Surman

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Jim Green Memorial Lecture 2018: The Future of Social Innovation with Tonya Surman

Date created: 
2018-03-07
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Tonya Surman
Jim Green
Social Innovation
Social Justice Movement
SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement
Centre for Social Innovation
Abstract: 

Social innovation is at a crossroads. How will it embrace and build on the social justice movements of the past? Will we be able to move to action while holding the space for the real conversations that need to happen?

SPEAKER BIO

Tonya Surman is a social entrepreneur with a passion for bringing life to world-changing projects. Tonya is the founding Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), a coworking space, community and launchpad for people who are changing the world, with four locations in Toronto and one location in New York City.

CSI provides its members with the tools they need to accelerate their success and amplify their social impact. Tonya has been creating and leading social ventures since 1987.

Description: 

Social innovation is at a crossroads. How will it embrace and build on the social justice movements of the past? Will we be able to move to action while holding the space for the real conversations that need to happen?


SPEAKER BIO

Tonya Surman is a social entrepreneur with a passion for bringing life to world-changing projects. Tonya is the founding Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), a coworking space, community and launchpad for people who are changing the world, with four locations in Toronto and one location in New York City.

CSI provides its members with the tools they need to accelerate their success and amplify their social impact. Tonya has been creating and leading social ventures since 1987.


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