Liyah Babayan – a social entrepreneur, genocide survivor and refugee who’s changing the world!

A first generation entrepreneur, genocide survivor and refugee New American, Liyah Babayan has seen what it takes to survive. Liyah shares what she’s learned along the way and advice for others who want to make a difference.

READ MORE →

Through the impact lens of an activist, entrepreneur, and consultant: Sana Mustafa

With a passion to help others and a determination to do more, Sana shares stories about her work and her advice on the space of social impact.

READ MORE →

Starting a career in Impact Investing

There’s a growing group of individuals looking to build a career in impact, and admittedly, these steps are not always clear. Here is what you need to know…

READ MORE →

Making an impact with Tonya Surman, Co-founder & CEO of the Centre for Social Innovation

Tonya shares with us her story, in which purpose and profit, collaboration and leadership, making social change and having fun doing it, are the paradoxes that have been at the centre of who she is today.

READ MORE →

Founder and Creative Director, Melissa Orozco, shares just how PR has the ability to be used as a force for good

Melissa shares how she started Yulu PR and her advice for those looking to break into the corporate social impact space.

READ MORE →

Creating a living planet with Adrienne Lo, Head of Living Planet @ Work for WWF Canada

Highlighting the perfect combination of purpose and impact, Adrienne shares her career path and life as the Head of Living Planet @ Work at WWF Canada.

READ MORE →

There are no definitive paths to a career in social impact with Kory McLaughlin, Co-founder of Tenfed

Kory McLaughlin, Co-founder of Tenfed shares his career path and advice on making a positive impact in your career.

READ MORE →

Purpose driven women to watch for in 2019 (get inspired)!

In celebration of International Women’s Day, read these inspiring words from women who are revolutionizing the way we do business.

READ MORE →

Creating solutions and building success with Helen Harakas, Executive Director of Brands For Canada

An inside scoop from the Executive Director of Brands For Canada on what is possible when you have the right tools for success!

READ MORE →

Tim Nash, Founder of Good Investing, and his journey to impact

Tim Nash shares his story on how he saw a need to help those make better impactful investing decisions.

READ MORE →

After interviewing more than 100 impact professionals, the best advice they have share these themes

Insights from our interviews could changes how you think about your impact career. Opportunities for having a social impact career are on the rise, but as the number of jobs increase and the sector grows, so does the level of competition. The difference between those who succeed and those who don’t lies in their actions. …

READ MORE →

How to volunteer your way to a career switch: Q&A with Rose Lipton, Director of Canada Programs, Right To Play

Rose Lipton had always wanted to be a teacher, but when she started teaching she found herself frustrated by the systemic challenges of the public school system and made the difficult decision to switch career paths. Taking a more active role on a community level, Rose started volunteering. Rose’s story …

READ MORE →
getting the impact job of dreams

The first step to getting the impact job of your dreams

How to career plan in the impact economy including a practical (and fun) exercise to help you get the impact career of your dreams.

READ MORE →

3 Questions with TD’s incoming VP, Community Relations and Corporate Citizenship- Andrea Cohen Barrack

There’s a relatively new way of thinking about how to create long term social change. One that builds upon the traditional models of philanthropy and charity to a new paradigm where the private sector is directly involved in addressing social issues. It’s a place where the public, social and private sectors work together to co-create shared …

READ MORE →

How to get a CSR Manager job: 3 Corporate Social Responsibility Managers share their career paths

If you’ve ever wondered how CSR Managers got their jobs, we can tell you there’s not always a straight path. We’ve said it before- and we’ll say it again- career paths in the impact economy are not linear which means there’s no single path to success. Rather than look at the jobs they’ve …

READ MORE →

11 Tips for a Career in Social Impact

Top 11 Tips for a Career in Social Impact Career paths in the social economy are not linear anymore so there’s no pre-defined path for success. Zig zagging paths create opportunities for some and challenges for others to find and get a job with social impact. Since social innovators are always thinking about doing things not …

READ MORE →

Lulu Li, the Carbon Accountant at Carbon Accounting Company

5 questions with a young sustainability professional. Lulu Li’s transformation from an oil and gas worker to a sustainability champion is inspiring. Lulu started off her young career working on site in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Witnessing oil spills and waste first hand inspired her to leave her job and pursue a …

READ MORE →

Tabatha Soltay. Founder (TabTalks) & Designer / Facilitator With Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Have you ever had that conversation where you’re telling someone how you want to do good in the world and leave a lasting impression with your career and they reply “don’t quit your day job”. Well, sometimes they might be right. That’s the beautiful thing about being an intrapraneur; you get to be a …

READ MORE →

Krista Pawley the Principal of Culture and Reputation Architect at Imperative Impact

With boundless energy, Krista Pawley is leading an interesting career in the impact space. She has held leadership roles in government, non-profit and the private sector. Her breadth of experience gives her a unique perspective on the opportunities and challenges in the space and has led her to create Imperative Impact- a …

READ MORE →