Anita Nowak and Jeff Baikowitz receive Quebec Notable Awards

Published: 10Dec2012

Anita Nowak (BCom’97, PhD’11), Integrating Director, Social Economy Initiative (SEI), and Jeff Baikowitz, Chairman, SEI Leadership Council, are winners of the inaugural Quebec Notable Awards in the...

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

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...

YPDaily: Anita Nowak

Published: 15Jan2013

One look at Anita Nowak's advice to other young professionals and you'll see exactly what makes her notable. As the founding Integrating Director for the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) at McGill...

The Possible Nation: Social Innovation and the Art of Unleashing Human Potential

Published: 27Oct2015

On October 23, 2015, the McGill community welcomed David Bornstein to speak to a captive audience on social entrepreneurship, social innovation, and the power of solutions based journalism. Part of...

Second SEI Annual Homecoming Keynote


Championing Social Entrepreneurship/desautelsCategory: Desautels Faculty of Management Sustainability

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...

Charles Eisenstein Presents and Discusses New Book “Sacred Economics”

Published: 7Mar2013

On Thursday, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science welcomed Charles Eisenstein for a discussion regarding his book ...

McGill Innovation Week Features Social Innovation Initiatives On and Off Campus

Published: 7Dec2015

The third installation of McGill Innovation Week took place in November 2015, featuring nineteen events which integrated McGill students and faculty with the local Montreal innovation community.