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Dynamic Duo: These YYC Students Will be Paid to Work on Their Social Ventures this Summer

Dynamic Duo: These YYC Students Will be Paid to Work on Their Social Ventures this Summer

Today, the Trico Foundation team is very excited to share that Alexandra Daignault (who is returning for her second summer with us!) and Victoria Ross will be joining us from May to August as we are truly inspired by their passion for their ventures. We look forward to working with them as they develop their social enterprises, learning from them as they bring their ventures through our A.S.E.S.S.  process. See below to learn more about Alexandra, Victoria, and the ventures that they will be working on over the summer months.

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A Renaissance in Social Problem Solving: The Introspection and Inspiration of Al Etmanski

A Renaissance in Social Problem Solving: The Introspection and Inspiration of Al Etmanski

The social entrepreneur/changemaker sums up his journey as “fumbling towards ecstasy”. He thinks collectively we could be on the cusp of a renaissance in social problem solving, but the 1st step is how we each work on ourselves. With the benefit of his inspiration & insights, we should see less fumbling & more ecstasy.

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The Secret Sauce of Success: Do You Answer Questions Like an Expert or a Changemaker?

The Secret Sauce of Success: Do You Answer Questions Like an Expert or a Changemaker?

“The Story of Louis Pasteur” and “Einstein & Eddington” offer powerful insights into the importance of learning. At the heart of learning, is how we respond to questions & frustrations. Never forget; every frustration or disappointment you encounter is a really a ‘golden-opportunity question’ hidden under bad branding.

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Trico Foundation & Social Entrepreneurship: 2017 in Review

Trico Foundation & Social Entrepreneurship: 2017 in Review

Happy New Year! The start of 2018 gives us the opportunity to reflect and learn from 2017. The past twelve months brought the Trico Charitable Foundation amazing insights such as the evolution of social impact and a rethinking of social entrepreneurship, the first Canadian team to win the Global Challenge Finals in Oxford, England, the 2017 Social EnterPrize Awards, the publishing of 5 case studies, social entrepreneur’s journeys and learnings, and the announcement of the Trico Changemakers Studio.

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