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Getting Started in the 6ix: A 6 Degrees – Ryerson University collaboration

May 24, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ryerson SLC
341 Yonge St., Toronto

This event presented with Ryerson University’s Office of Social Innovation will explore themes of diversity, inclusion, innovation, entrepreneurship, immigration, and youth. Showcasing the journeys of newcomer entrepreneurs and the supports and the barriers they have faced, this dialogue will discuss how immigrants have shaped Canada through innovation and entrepreneurship. A dynamic and hands-on event hosted by Institute for Canadian Citizenship Co-Chair John Ralston Saul, we will share the power of entrepreneurial thinking in newcomers and youth to inform future action.


John Ralston Saul, Essayist and novelist, and Co-Chair of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship
Aisha Addo, Founder and CEO of DriveHER
Huda Idrees, Founder and CEO of Dot Health
Andreas Souvaliotis, Founder and CEO of CARROT
Jean-Paul Boudreau, Special advisor and executive lead for social innovation at Ryerson University
Michael Benarroch, Provost at Ryerson University