Pay it Forward Initiative Puts Smiles on Hundreds of Faces

Published: 12Dec2013

Over the years, the end of final exams has inspired any number of spontaneous displays of pure happiness, including high fives, chest bumping and uncontrollable giggling. But what was up with the...

Empathy in the Creative Process: Leverage Human-Centered Design for Social Innovation


Empathy in the Creative Process: Leverage Human-Centered Design for Social Innovation Seung Chan (Slim) Lim

SEI’s Second Annual Homecoming Keynote

Published: 24Oct2013

On Friday, the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) presented its Second Annual Homecoming Keynote event in the Bronfman Building. The event featured presentations from five social entrepreneurships...

Universities that Teach You to Change the World

Published: 23Oct2013

Just three months after graduating this year from the University of Waterloo, Jonathan Rivard’s startup company had generated $130,000 in revenue....

MBA Diary: Do Good Or Do Well?

Published: 5Oct2013

Scott Weatherhead, an MBA student at McGill University in Canada and the Social Economy Initiative's impact intern, travels through North Korea and South Africa in search of a use for his...

Second SEI Annual Homecoming Keynote


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Talking Management with Karl Moore: How Youth Can Take Hold of the New Age of Social Enterprise

Published: 30Apr2013

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University reports from the Social Economy Initiative's flagship event, where former primer minister Paul Martin speaks about...

Empathic Action & Social Entrepreneurship: Change the World and Your Life


Neuroscience has recently confirmed that we are all born with an innate capacity for empathy./desautelsCategory: Desautels Faculty of Management