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Interview with Jamie Kwong - Director at the ORCC and business leader

Photo Credit: Claude Brazeau, MPA www.brazeauphoto.com

Born in Brampton, Ontario, Jamie Kwong moved to Ottawa 11 years ago and has taken the city by storm. She is a director with the… 1,029 more words

The danger of assuming distant threats: The reality of the present social problems in Africa.

It has been a great and exciting journey reading through Daniel Goleman’s book- FOCUS – the hidden  driver of excellence. I will start this article with the words of Steven Wolf “we have a strong  cognitive biases towards the present and we are weak thinkers about the long way future”. 601 more words


Highlights From Shift Series

Back story time!

I came to college as an excitable (read: naive) kid who was convinced she was going to “save Africa” (… I know. I’m cringing too.) 368 more words

The Global Soap Project - A Great Example of Social Entrepreneurship

Make time to learn about Derreck Kayongo and The Global Soap Project. Learn about social entrepreneurship that impacts the world! Be at Memorial Auditorium at 7:30 pm tonight, Wednesday April 15th!


Radicalize youths in Africa: Only into Social Innovation.

Confusion, anger and resentment are what define the lives of those who have been affected by the scourge of terrorism. Starting with the latest incident at Garissa University College in Northern part of Kenya of which Al-shabbab Militants claimed responsibility, in Northern parts of Nigeria Boko Haram milllitia have constantly caused mayhem disturbing peace. 1,164 more words



In the past four years, I’ve trail-blazed my path of a nontraditional education, often finding myself in new cities working on various projects at different nonprofits. 140 more words