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Social Change through Entrepreneurship

May 20, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Headlines over the past year illustrating the health risks to frontline workers — from grocery clerks to meat-packers to sex workers — have shone a spotlight on the need to better protect marginalized communities. Could entrepreneurship be used as a social innovation tool to carve out a safe space?

Join assistant professor Madeline Toubiana to learn how entrepreneurship might be used to support social change. Find out how self-driven business opportunities can support destigmatization and empower marginalized communities, including women, transgender individuals, immigrants, refugees, the disabled, youth, sex workers, formerly incarcerated people and others.

This event is presented in celebration of Canadian Innovation Week, May 17-21, 2021. Learn more about Innovation at the University of Alberta.


May 20, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


University of Alberta