Tim Draimin

Executive Director, Social Innovation Generation (SiG) National · Social Innovation Generation (SiG)

SiG tackles social & ecological challenges by creating a culture of social innovation that develops entrepreneurship for the common good

Social Innovation and Finance Social Enterprise Social Finance Cooperatives and Economic Development Social Entrepreneurship

Allyson Hewitt

Director, SiG@MaRS and Director, Social Entrepreneurship · MaRS Discovery District

Creating the conditions that expand the realm of entrepreneurship so it incorporates a strong social component is what SiG@MaRS achieves

Social Innovation Social Finance Nonprofit Management Fundraising Social Enterprise

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

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

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

Vickie Cammack

Social Innovator and Care Activist · A Good Life Consulting

Vickie Cammack is the Founder of Tyze Personal Networks that helps people to care as a network

Social Innovation Social Entrepreneurship Public Speaking Community Development Caregiving

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

Byron Mouton

Director of URBANbuild, Lacey Senior Professor of Practice - Architecture · Tulane University

Byron Mouton is an expert in the areas of architecture, construction and collaborative planning approaches.

Social Innovation Collaborative Planning Architecture Construction Social Entrepreneurship

Melissa Singh

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

Melissa Singh is a Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Pharamaceuticals Online Pedagogy Social Work Field Instruction Non Profit Management

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

Tory Cox

Associate Director VAC Field Education Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Dr. Cox is an expert in maximizing leadership opportunities for emerging social work innovators.

Organizational Change and Leadership Child Abuse Crisis Intervention Bullying Suicide Prevention

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 Social Work Education Social Work

Joyce Kim

Stellar cofounder · Stellar

“Dream big and dare to fail.” – Norman Vaughan

Financial Inclusion Distributed Systems Nonprofit Leadership fintech Technology

Madhu Viswanathan, Ph.D.

Professor of Marketing, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Sustainability Subsistence Marketplaces Marketing Research Methods and Measurement

Zachary Neal

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Zachary Neal is an expert in cities & neighborhoods, political & transportation networks, and measurement & analysis of social networks.

Public schools Social Networks Transportation Networks Networks Cities

Frank Barrett, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Creating learning organizations; improvisation and sustainability in organizations; appreciative inquiry as a positive mode of action.

Appreciative Inquiry Improvisation and Organizational Innovation Organizational Learning Spiritual Development Social Impact of Information Technology

Maurie Cohen

Professor, Humanities · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Maurie's research is centered in the field of environmental/sustainability social science

Socio-Technical Transition Management Sustainable Consumption Sustainability Science Environmental Social Science Environmental Policy

Andy Hogue

Director of the Philanthropy and Public Service Program · Baylor University

Andy Hogue, Ph.D., is director of the Philanthropy and Public Service Program and senior lecturer in the Baylor's Honors Program.

Grant Writing and Management Philanthrophy Community Service Learning Civics Education Community Service

Linda Godel

Partner, Business Law Group · Torkin Manes LLP

Extensive experience advising charities and not-for-profit organizations — Chair of the firm’s Not-for-Profit & Charities Law Practice Group

Directors' Duties of Not For Profits and Charities Mergers of Not For Profit and Charities Governance of Not for Profits and Charities Charities Not for Profits