Driven by empathy


Published: 4Feb2022

Midway through her doctoral thesis research at McGill, Anita Nowak (BCom’97, PhD’11) discovered a deep passion for supporting social and environmental innovators. With the encouragement of former faculty member Dr. Michael Hoechsmann, she zeroed in on empathy as the driving force for entrepreneurial success and developed a “Pedagogy of Empathic Action.” This early research continues to inform her work as a global expert in empathy and adjunct lecturer at Desautels.


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