Innovation on the Rise: Achieving Systemic Change

This article is the fourth in a series on social innovation. The challenge with understanding systemic change is that it is like describing a lake in which you are currently swimming. In Part I of this reflection on Robert Couchman’s 1992 article in The Philanthropist, titled The Politics of Resistance to Change in Innovative Programming, we…

150 Profiles: Itoah Scott-Enns

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Itoah Scott-Enns Current role in the sector: Director, Arctic Funders Collaborative Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  2.5 years. What was your…

150 Profiles: Samantha Star

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Samantha Star Current role in the sector: Program Director, Literacy Unlimited Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  6 years. What was your first…

150 Profiles: Leslie Cheung

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Leslie Cheung Current role in the sector: Partnership Development Director at Powered by Data, a project of Tides Canada Years working and/or volunteering in…

150 Profiles: Coralie D’Souza

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Coralie D’Souza Current role in the sector: Volunteer Role: Co-Chair of the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s New Collection Committee. Professional Role: Director of Communications,…