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Friday, January 16 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
What is Systems Change?

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What does systems change look like in practice? How do we understand people and relationships in a system, and the strategies or approaches being used to change the system? Together we will explore the concept of systems change by looking at three initiatives that are effecting change on the system they're currently working in: GiveDirectly, Canada Bridges and VOTO Mobile.

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Lindsay Mitchell

Executive Director, Bridges Social Development
Lindsay is driven by a curiosity to learn and is focused on understanding the nature and connections within our human systems. Her current role as the Executive Director with Bridges Social Development combines years of experience with Engineers Without Borders Canada and other for-profit endeavours, which allows her to pursue her passion for human development through community development work, facilitation, and mentoring. Trained as an engineer... Read More →
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Carolina Toth

Manager for People & Partnerships, GiveDirectly
Carolina is Give Directly's Manager for People & Partnerships. She holds an A.B. in Social Studies from Harvard University, with a focus on African Development. Her multiple-award-winning thesis focused on children's homes in Nairobi and UNICEF's cash transfer program. She worked at McKinsey & Company prior to joining GiveDirectly as the first Field Director in Kenya, where she built the organization and distributed millions in... Read More →
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Rebecca Weissburg

VP, Strategic Partnerships, VOTO Mobile
Passionate about connecting the world's 3B poorest people to information and services using their mobile phones.


Friday January 16, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Mont-Royal 900 de la gauchetière ouest

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