Studio Y Inaugural Cohort Official Announcement with Minister Piruzza
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Please join us at the MaRS Discovery District Room CR3 on January 15 as Minister of Children and Youth Services, Teresa Piruzza, and MaRS CEO, Ilse Treurnicht, will announce the launch of Studio Y, Ontario's social impact and leadership academy, and will introduce the inaugural cohort of Studio Y.
When & Where
MaRS Discovery District, Social Innovation Generation & Ashoka Canada present
MaRS (www.marsdd.com) is a large scale, mission driven innovation centre located in Toronto and networked across Ontario, focused on building Canada’s next generation of technology companies.
MaRS works closely with entrepreneurs to grow and scale their ventures into global market leaders in life sciences and health care, information, communications and entertainment technologies, cleantech, advanced materials and engineering, as well as innovative social purpose businesses.
Social Innovation Generation (SiG) (www.sigeneration.ca) is a collaborative partnership founded by The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the University of Waterloo, the MaRS Discovery District, and the PLAN Institute. Our ultimate goal is to support whole system change through changing the broader economic, cultural and policy context in Canada to allow social innovations to flourish.
Ashoka (canada.ashoka.org) is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs – individuals with system-changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Ashoka is redefining the global citizen sector by creating a system of collaborative entrepreneurship. Connecting the work of individual social entrepreneurs to business, academic and public sector partners, they create a network effect driving the sector forward and developing new solutions to global problems.