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You're It! - Waterloo Book Launch with Alan Broadbent & Franca Gucciardi

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Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo

Community Room (just inside the main entrance off the Grebel parking lot)

140 Westmount Road North

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G6

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Join Tamarack Institute and partners for a stimulating conversation and the launch of You’re It! Shared Wisdom for Successfully Leading Organizations from Both a Seasoned and a First-Time CEO

Authors Alan Broadbent, chairman and cofounder of Tamarack Institute and chairman of Maytree, along with Franca Gucciardi, CEO of the Loran Scholars Foundation and a University of Waterloo alumna, will talk about their new book and share their insights on what it takes to be a successful leader of a non-profit organization.

Paul Born, cofounder and President of Tamarack Institute, will moderate the conversation.

Learn more about the book and download a sample chapter

You’re It! is a mentorship in book form, a practical and accessible guide to leading a non-profit organization. Whether you’re dreaming of becoming a CEO, are surprised to find yourself on track to lead an organization, or are new in the position, You’re It! is for you. More broadly, it is for any senior leaders or CEOs who believe they still have something to learn, especially as they make changes to a new organization.

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  • 4:00-4:15 p.m.: Doors open, networking, and refreshments

  • 4:15-5:00 p.m.: Conversation between Alan Broadbent and Franca Gucciardi, moderated by Paul Born

  • 5:00-5:15 p.m.: Questions from the audience

  • 5:15 -6:00 p.m.: Book signing and refreshments


Contact Kristine Culp at kristine@tamarackcommunity.ca if you have any questions. We hope you can join us!

About the Authors

Alan Broadbent

Alan Broadbent is chairman and CEO of Avana Capital Corporation and chairman of Maytree, an organization committed to advancing systemic solutions to poverty and strengthening civic communities. He has co-founded and chairs a number of initiatives including the Caledon Institute of Social Policy, Tamarack – An Institute for Community Engagement, and the Institute for Municipal Finance and Governance at the Munk Centre, University of Toronto. Alan is the author of Urban Nation: Why We Need to Give Power Back to the Cities to Make Canada Strong, and co-editor of Five Good Ideas: Practical Strategies for Non-Profit Success. He is a Member of the Order of Canada and recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Franca Gucciardi

Franca Gucciardi has served as the CEO of the Loran Scholars Foundation, a charity that identifies and supports exceptional young Canadians who demonstrate character, service, and leadership, since 2004. Prior to this, Franca designed and implemented Canada’s Millennium Excellence Award program. She is currently the incoming CEO of the McCall MacBain Foundation. In the community, Franca is board chair of College Montrose Children’s Place and a member of the Leadership Council of the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute For Leadership at Ivey Business School. She is a Fellow of the International Women’s Forum and a recipient of the Gil Bennett Gold Standard Governance Award and the Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

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Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo

Community Room (just inside the main entrance off the Grebel parking lot)

140 Westmount Road North

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G6

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