Changemaker Week

Changemaker Week

Roundhouse and MacEwan's Social Innovation Institute, invite you to attend a full week of free workshops and events that will inspire you to act on your ideas for social good, sharpen your changemaking skillset and help you and your organization make a social impact.

Join us for one event or attend them all!

Changemaker Week 2019 Event Lineup


Unconscious Bias Training
September 23 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Learn how to identify and change your automatic thinking patterns and go from unconscious bias to conscious inclusion. Facilitated by Irfan Chaudry from the MacEwan Office of Human Rights, Diversity, and Equity.

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Get Ready for the NORTH AMERICAN INNOVATION ACADEMY
September 23 | 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Meet the MacEwan students who participated in the 2019 European Innovation Academy in Portugal and discover how the accelerator program could change your life.

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Social Innovation 101: Mindsets and Methods
September 24 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

A hands-on workshop that will explore the ingredients of social innovation and tools to generate solutions for social issues. Presented by Alexis Lockwood, MacEwan University Social Innovation Institute.

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Activating Empty Storefronts
September 24 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Learn about Sydney Gross' research on vacant lots and properties in Edmonton and about the impact that filling vacant buildings can have on urban wellness. Presented by Sydney Gross, Social Innovation Fellowship.

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The Art of Pitching for Social Good
September 24 | 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Learn how to share your story and talk about the social impact you are making – to everyone! Presented by Colin Christensen, THNQ.

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Writing Your Credo
September 25 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

A two-part guided workshop that will help you craft your credo and recognize what objectives, strategies, and messages you want to put out into the world. Presented by Kent Kobylka and CanPlay Arts Collective.

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Careers for Social Good
September 25 | 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

An informative panel discussion that presents career options for those interested in creating social value. Facilitated by Kellie Fay, CDEL.

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Marketing for Impact - Google Ads for Nonprofits
September 26 | 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. 

Gain all the information you need about Google Grants and how your nonprofit organization can access free online advertising and be listed at the top of the search results! Presented by David M. Botwick, ConnectAd.

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Zero Waste Lifestyle 
September 26 | 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.

Learn tips and tricks on how to live a more eco-friendly life. Presented by Colton Rhyason, MacEwan University Office of Sustainability

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Streamline Your Project - The 5S Method
September 26 | 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

An interactive workshop that will help you sort, set in order, shine, standardize and sustain your projects and transform your organizations. Presented by Avel Espiritu, founder of Red-5.

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Social Enterprise 101
September 27 | 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
This workshop will identify the types and highlight examples of social enterprises. 
Presented by Leo Wong, MacEwan University Social Innovation Institute.

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Using Improv Skills to Improve Collaboration
September 27 | 12:00 -  1:00 p.m.

This workshop will teach you the foundations of improvisation, with a focus on agreement and confidence-building. Presented by Susan Evans and CK Dhaliwal.

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FREE COWORKING

We're offering free coworking during Changemaker Week!