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Saturday, January 17 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Alternatives to Capitalism: Building a New, Inclusive Economy

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Capitalism has been a remarkably successful economic system, creating wealth and prosperity for millions. Unfortunately, these benefits haven't been evenly distributed and there have been many negative effects on society and the environment. Clearly, we need to do better, but what are the alternatives to capitalism, are they viable, and how do we test them?


Jonathan Haley

Co-Venture Lead, Business Development Services Africa
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Rasheeda Yehuza

Software Developer, VOTO Mobile Ghana
As a social entrepreneur, Rasheeda co-founded Tech Needs Girls Ghana, an annual workshop for girls in Senior Secondary Schools. The workshop involves a hands-on session where girls learn to develop mobile and web applications, interact with teaching software on the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineer, and Mathematics), and meet female technologists who instruct and mentor them. An instructor and mentor herself, Rasheeda has also spoken... Read More →

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Hamoon Ekhtiari

Director, Studio Y, MaRS Discovery District
A lover of all things blueberry and/or avocado, Hamoon Ekhtiari is the director of Studio Y at MaRS, a program that supports exceptional young people in driving positive change in their own lives, in our communities and in the systems we live in. He is also the co-founder of CatalystsX, a social enterprise that has raised over $900,000 to date, and a fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs-Ontario. Hamoon joined MaRS from Deloitte, where he... Read More →

Saturday January 17, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Fontaine G 900 de la gauchetière ouest

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