FOCUSING ON SOCIAL INNOVATION & SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

We host and partner on a variety of events at UofT and outside in the community.
Events benefit students and bring together fellow students, alumni, staff, faculty and practitioners.
For collaborations on events email haleigh@theagencyuoft.ca.

Oct 23, 2017 - A road trip for the changemakers!

Take a road trip down Spadina avenue to explore Canada’s most successful co-working space, the Centre for Social Innovation.We want you to meet some of Toronto’s most impactful innovators and become one for the day. As student changemakers you will get a chance to meet individuals who are helping Toronto become more accessible and tackling mental health issues, among others.

Sep 26, 2017 - The Basics: What is Social Innovation?

Our September Meetup at Innis College is about understanding this new field of social innovation and social entrepreneurship. Through conversations and collaborations you’ll dig into the language and concepts of social change. Join the community and understand what it means to be an agent of change through your studies, extracurricular activities and future career.

Jun 22, 2017 - How to Engage the Private Sector to Develop a Green Economy

In partnership with CUSO International, join us for Q&A with James Odey, as he shares his work in sustainable economic growth in Nigeria’s Cross River State.

Apr 18, 2017 - A Fresh Keynote for Social Innovators & Social Entrepreneurs

In partnership with CUSO International, join us and hear from one of Africa’s top business leaders speak on the impact of social enterprise on the African economy, Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli.

Mar 28, 2017 - Doing Good and Making Money: Exploring Social Entrepreneurship

As part of Entrepreneurship Week at UofT, The Agency is offering this free session on social entrepreneurship open to all students and alumni!

Nov 21 2016 – It’s Time to be Bold/Social Innovation @UofT

This full day, student centric event, saw the conversations and commitments made at the June conference come to life. With focused sessions on specific topics like going global, social justice, funding and many more, participants connected with people who are working on various facets of social innovation at UofT.

Jun 27, 2016 - Exploring Social Innovation @ UofT

This was an exclusive event on campus for 60 stakeholders within the University and selected partners. It explored what social innovation is and could be at UofT. This conference surfaced activities, facilitated collaborations and raised the profile of this type of work. It was a precursor to a larger conference in the fall.