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Friday, January 16 • 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Personal Leadership Stories: Creating Systems Change

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There are a set of ‘wicked’ problems in the world, where solutions are not obvious, and where interconnectedness and adaptability must be central to problem solving. What type of leadership skills are needed to tackle these problems? Come to this conversation based session and connect with leaders that have experience changing systems to explore the knowledge, skills and attitudes that define System Change Leadership.

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Florian Villaumé

Director of Leadership Development, le playground Canada

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Joyce Afeke

Lecturer, Kwadaso Agricultural College Ghana
Joyce Afeke has been a key contributor in numerous educational programs and initiatives at Kwadaso Agricultural College. Her academic specialties include food safety standards and animal feed formulations – an important agricultural sector as the demand for meat products continues to grow quickly in Ghana. | | Joyce’s leadership at the College is helping bring students closer to farmers in rural communities. An instrumental... Read More →
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James Haga

VP Strategy and Investment, EWB Canada
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Duncan So

Founder & Chief Catalyst, Phinklife
Duncan So is a visionary leader with a focus on helping people realize and resonate their passions to live life to the fullest.  He is an expert on passion and human achievement, and the founder of Phinklife, a social enterprise that addresses systemic social challenges.  Supporting his work, he has launched several social businesses in the fields of technology and human development that creates living solutions and thriving... Read More →
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Flora Terah

Founder, Terah Against Terror
Flora Terah is an international women's rights advocate who was one of approximately 200 women that ran for Parliament in the Kenyan elections in 2007. She was one of several women who were abducted, tortured and abused because they dared to run for public office in Kenya. Hospitalized for weeks and unable to canvass properly, she lost her bid for election. Worse was still to come for Terah: in March 2008 her only child, a 19-year-old footballer... 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.
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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 →

Friday January 16, 2015 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Longueuil 900 de la gauchetière ouest

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