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

13Nov201316:00
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Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

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

Seung Chan (Slim) Lim

SEI’s Second Annual Homecoming Keynote

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 including Aspire– the 2013 Hult Prize winning team, as well as four past winners of the McGill Dobson Cup. Each team elaborated on their companies and the ways in which their work has had an impact.

Published: 24Oct2013

Universities that Teach You to Change the World

Just three months after graduating this year from the University of Waterloo, Jonathan Rivard’s startup company had generated $130,000 in revenue.
... “It is a generational zeitgeist, no doubt about it,” says Anita Nowak, integrating director of the Social Economy Initiative, at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.
... The Dobson Cup is structured so that students present their ideas to a panel of experts over several months and successive rounds, competing for cash prizes and mentoring advice.

Published: 23Oct2013

MBA Diary: Do Good Or Do Well?

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 theoretical knowledge.

Published: 5Oct2013

Second SEI Annual Homecoming Keynote

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Championing Social Entrepreneurship

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

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 how youth can take hold of the new age of social enterprise.

Published: 30Apr2013

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

21Mar201312:30
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Neuroscience has recently confirmed that we are all born with an innate capacity for empathy.

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Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management - The Social Economy Initiative
Desautels Faculty of Management
Bronfman Building, Room 104, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, QC, Canada | H3A 1G5
Tel.: 514-398-6061

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