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University of Calgary Presents The Walrus Talks Nextgen
Thu, 9 March 2017, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM MST
Seven speaker for seven minutes each. What kind of leadership do we need to succeed in the next 50 years? How can we be competitive? How can we prepare our next generation??
Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of University of Calgary and the 150th anniversary of confederacy in Canada, featuring a line-up of youth leaders and expert thinkers who will explore the next 50 years: how do we spark entrepreneurship? How do universities need to evolve to stay ahead of the pack? How do we prepare next-generation leaders?
Zahra Al-Harazi, UNICEF Canada Ambassador
Nadia Fatah, youth program developer at Somali Canadian Women and Children Association
Brittany Harker Martin, assistant professor of leadership, policy and governance at University of Calgary
Mark Hopkins, co-artistic director of Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre
Manjit Minhas, Dragon on Dragon's Den and co-founder and CEO of Minhas Breweries, Wineries and Distillery
Aaron Park, director of bands, Calgary Stampede Foundation
Eric Termuende, founder of DRYVER
Lauren Voisin, founder of Robots Are Fun and future electrical engineer
The Walrus Talks is a national series of events produced by the Walrus Foundation. Each event offers thoughtful, inspiring thinking and seven minute talk from scholars, writers, performers, scientists, artists, business leaders, and more.
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