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Giovanna Mingarelli - M&C Consulting and Mcrowdsourcing Canada (MC2) Inc.. Ottawa, ON, CA

Giovanna Mingarelli Giovanna Mingarelli

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder | M&C Consulting and Mcrowdsourcing Canada (MC2) Inc.

Ottawa, ON, CANADA

Giovanna Mingarelli is an entrepreneur, crowdsourcing expert, public speaker and writer






Giovanna Mingarelli on C2UExpo 2015 Insight Reporting  - The Eureka Effect - Giovanna Mingarelli Is it time to reinforce the value of democracy ? ‪




As the CEO and Co-Founder of two international companies, M&C Consulting Inc. and Mcrowdsourcing Canada (MC2) Inc., Giovanna Mingarelli plays the dual role of technology entrepreneur and thought leader. For over a decade Ms. Mingarelli has worked in the field of political and digital communications and has served in the office of a former Prime Minister of Canada. Through her work with the multi-partisan organization, Equal Voice, she has been a Parliamentary witness and a keynote speaker relating to the advancement of young women in politics and digital democracy. A prolific writer, Ms. Mingarelli has contributed to: Harvard Business Review, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, CBC-Radio Canada and the Hill Times. She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.

With a growing global recognition as an expert on gamification of politics, social engagement and crowdsourcing, Ms. Mingarelli has attended and been an active contributor to events at the White House in Washington, D.C., the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland and the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, China. In 2011, Ms. Mingarelli was named a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum for her efforts to improve the state of the world through entrepreneurialism and civic engagement. In 2015 she was named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the WXN. To this end, she's involved in many youth empowerment initiatives, such as Global Dignity Canada, which she Chairs in Canada. She holds a degree in Political Science and International Relations from Carleton University, where she is a social innovation mentor at 1125@Carleton. Her goal is to make life a game that we play.

Industry Expertise (4)


Business Services

Public Relations and Communications

Social Media

Areas of Expertise (10)

Social & Digital Media

Strategic Communicaitons


Public Speaking


International Relations

Public Relations




Education (1)

Carleton University: B.A., Political Science, International Relations 2008

I wrote my senior honours thesis on Information Warfare and 21st Century Counter-Insurgency in Combat Operations (with a focus on Canada | the United Kingdom | and the United States).

Affiliations (2)

  • Global Dignity Canada : Country Chair
  • World Economic Forum's Global Shaper

Media Appearances (6)

All-party support for Global Dignity Day looks good on Canada

The Hill Times  online


A dignified life includes having a humane level of access to health care, education, income, and security.

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Watch live: The Ottawa Peace Talks  online


The Ottawa Peace Talks aim to inspire reflection and discussion about how respect for diversity can promote more peaceful societies through inclusion, both in Canada and globally. This event marks the first time the Peace Talks are held in Canada. The Peace Talks event series began in 2013, with the first ever Geneva Peace Talks being co-organized by the United Nations Office at Geneva, the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform and Interpeace...

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In the Next Federal Election Big Data Will Make the Difference

The Huffington Post  online


This year marks the 42nd Canadian federal election. In the current political context, it is generally understood that information is power...

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Is Big Data a Magic Potion to Save the Planet?

The Huffington Post  online


Big Data* is creating lots of buzz these days — especially in the humanitarian sector. In the last few years, governments, businesses, humanitarian organizations and citizens have been using Big Data to accomplish feats ranging from analyzing Google search queries to predict flu outbreaks, to helping the U.S. government better understand the needs of people impacted by natural disasters, like Hurricane Sandy...

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Youth, Digital Infrastructure and the Future Success of Mongolia

The Huffington Post  online


It was my last night in the capital city of Ulanbaataar (UB) during my first visit to Mongolia. I had spent an evening at a private reception generously hosted by the President of Mongolia, Elbegdorj Tsakhia, taking part in some of Mongolia’s older traditions — like trying my hand at the Mongolian bow and enjoying a bowl of fermented mare’s milk...

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Are Love, Money and Glory Building Blocks to a Better World?

The Huffington Post  online


Albert Einstein was once asked by a journalist about his formula for success, and he said: “If A is success, I should say the formula is A = X + Y + Z, X being work, Y being play and Z is keeping your mouth shut.”...

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