Lawrence Palinkas

Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Endowed Professorship in Social Policy and Health · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Palinkas is an expert in the areas of preventive medicine, cross-cultural medicine and health services research

Implementation Science Disaster Mental Health Systems Preventive Medicine Medical Anthropology Global Health

Linda Durnell, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Virtual Reality, Media Psychology and Social Change

AR/VR/AI and Robotics Immersive Technology for Social Change Media and Consulting Technology Marketing

Laura Dickson

Executive Director · Women in Need Society

Non-profit leader, Social Entrepreneur and Social Justice Advocate

Social Enterprise Women & Nonprofit Retail - Thrift Poverty Alleviation Social Services

Renee Smith-Maddox

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Smith-Maddox interests include teaching diversity, social innovation, and the capacity-building needs of nonprofit organizations

Advocacy and Social Justice Corporate Social Responsbility Race Gender and Class in Organization Processes Diversity Social Work Education

Annalisa Enrile

Clinical Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Professor of social work at USC, training a generation of change makers; storyteller; anti-trafficking warrior; defender of women and girls.

Human Rights Anti-militarization Immigration Policy Sex Trafficking Migrant labor

Michalle Mor Barak

Dean's Professor of Social Work and Business · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Social work and management expert, focusing on global workforce diversity

Global Inclusive Workplace Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace Social Work and Business Inclusion and exclusion of women and minorities in workplace Support systems in crisis situations

Wayne Elsey

Head Coach/CEO · Elsey Enterprises

Head Coach/CEO of Elsey Enterprises

Public Speaking Public Relations Marketing Strategy Non-Profit Marketing Nonprofit Leadership

Dr Jamie Lawson

Lecturer in Anthropology · University of Bristol

LGBTQ cultures, sex and sexuality, sexual minorities and sexual subcultures

LGBTQ+ Sexuality Sex Sexual Practices Sexual Minorities

Robert Strand

Lecturer | Executive Director, Center for Responsible Business · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on Nordic sustainable business and Nordic capitalism

Nordic Sustainable Business Nordic Capitalism Corporate Social Responsibility Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Stephen Huddart

President and CEO – The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation · Social Innovation Generation

Best job in the world! Improving the present and renewing the future of all our communities with empowering social innovation initiatives

Social Innovation Non-Profit and Leadership Social Finance Social Innovation and Resilience

Shirlee Sharkey

CEO · Saint Elizabeth

Health executive and social innovator

Home Care Home and Community Care Home Care Public Policy Healthcare and Seniors Healthcare Transformation

Dr. Ilse Treurnicht

CEO · MaRS

This extraordinary CEO and Rhodes Scholar leads an organization dedicated to developing the next generation of Canadian growth companies

Venture Capital Management Advanced Technologies Emerging Technologies Entrepreneurship & Innovation Innovation & Economic Development

James Hendler

Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Applications · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading researcher in the Semantic Web and artificial intelligence

Cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Semantic Web Computer Science

Tim Brodhead

Senior Fellow (SiG National) · Social Innovation Generation (SiG)

A non-profit pioneer who continues working to create a more resilient society by enhancing inclusion, sustainability, and social innovation

Philanthropy Non-Profit Management Social Innovation Social Finance Sustainability

Al Etmanski

President and Co-Founder – Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN) · Social Innovation Generation

No money will change hands, but you are sure to profit from the social innovation wisdom of Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network's Co-Founder

Social Finance Social Entrepreneurship Human Rights

Cheryl Rose

Director, Partnerships and Projects for SiG@Waterloo · Social Innovation Generation

SiG@Waterloo's Director of Partnerships is enthusiastic about civic engagement and developing community-based social innovation initiatives

Social Innovation Social Finance Entrepreneurship and Community Development Leadership for Social Innovation Enhancing Individual and Organizational Resilience

Dr. Frances Westley

JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation, University of Waterloo · Social Innovation Generation

Putting the SOCIAL in change is the JW McConnell Chair in Social Innovation at SiG@Waterloo, which builds capacity for social innovation

Sustainable Development Social Innovation Social Finance Engagement and Social Change Social Innovation and Resilience

Peter Roberts

Professor of Organization & Management; Academic Director of Specialty Coffee Programs at The Roberto C. Goizueta Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Micro-Business Development Specialty Coffee Entrepreneurship Social Enterprise

Ann E. Harrison

Bank of America Dean | Professor · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Renowned economist and dean of the Haas School of Business

India Emerging Markets Foreign Direct Investment Multinational Firms International Trade and Global Strategy

Kimberley Pickett

Principal and Creative Director · KIMBO Design

Creative Principal of award-winning design firm, KIMBO Design Inc., based in Vancouver, B.C.

Design Graphic Design Marketing & Advertising Marketing & Branding Online Advertising