CEI Presents: Designing Policy to Unlock Social Change
The new economy isn't just tech - it's social. How must market factors, behavioural change and policy levers work together to provide conditions for social innovators to create meaningful work in Canadian communities and a thriving caring economy?
5.30 p.m. Registration & Networking
6 p.m. Presentation
6.30 p.m. Q & A with speaker
7 p.m. Closing Remarks
About Tonya Surman
Tonya Surman is a social entrepreneur with a passion for bringing life to world-changing projects. Tonya is the founding Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), a coworking space, community and launchpad for people who are changing the world, with three locations in Toronto and one location in New York City. CSI provides its members with the tools they need to accelerate their success and amplify their social impact.
Tonya has been creating and leading social ventures since 1987.
About the Canadian Entrepreneurship Institute
The Canadian Entrepreneurship Institute (CEI) connects policy makers and program managers at the municipal, provincial, and federal levels with professional development training that builds entrepreneurial expertise and competencies within the public service. Through inter-departmental learning sessions, expert lectures, accelerated mentorship programs and Ministerial roundtables, CEI is strengthening the public sector’s connectivity, capacity and competencies to create the best environment possible for entrepreneurial growth in Canada. For more information, visit www.startupgov.ca.
About Startup Canada
Startup Canada is the leading national social enterprise supporting and giving a voice to entrepreneurs through online programs, national awards, flagship events, and partnerships with private sector and government to foster a community for startup and small business success across the country. For more information, visit www.startupcan.ca.