Next maker project: plant murals. I love succulents and the idea of making plants into wall murals.
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Maker Faire is an award winning, family friendly event celebrating technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, food, sustainability, and more, in cities around the world. We’re expecting 5,000 people to attend Toronto’s Mini Maker Faire on the weekend of September 21 to 22 at Wychwood Barns. We’re reaching out to design schools and students, and anyone who […]
Founded in 2005 by Oliver Madison and Craig & Marc Kielburger, Me to We Style is a social enterprise that provides domestically produced clothing using eco-friendly fabrics such as certified organic cotton, viscose from bamboo and recycled polyester. Each year, Me to We Style donates half of their annual profits to their charity partner, Free the […]
In 2009, I worked with volunteers to develop Volunteer Connect, Toronto’s first Facebook application to connect volunteers to opportunities. Volunteer Connect was endorsed by Ontario’s Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration’s Youth Challenge Program.
I was a contributor to Don Tapscott’s follow up to international bestseller, Wikinomics. Macrowikinomics: New Solutions for a Connected Planet was published in the October 2010. I also developed the creative concept for the paperback edition and launched the website, Macrowikinomics.com. Macrowikinomics is available in 10 languages. Macrowikinomics was shortlisted for the 2010 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs […]
I spent 6 years leading national launches for pharmaceutical companies in Canada and enjoyed working across government, healthcare, business and creative sectors. I managed two historical launches for the Canadian pharmaceutical industry: AstraZeneca’s Crestor launch, the largest advertising account at $25 million, and Janssen Ortho’s Pariet launch, the fastest product launch over 2 months. Other notable […]
I launched the Pay it Forward campaign to help kids and families in priority neighbourhoods attend the 2013 Toronto Mini Maker Faire. Part science fair, part festival, and part something entirely new, Toronto Mini Maker Faire is a registered non-profit, all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, engineers, tinkerers, hobbyists, science clubs, hackers, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” […]
I created Hungry for Change, a free community food fair on the way we grow, buy and learn about the food we eat, in partnership with George Brown Chef School and their Community Partnerships Office. We screened movies on local and international food issues, served free samples of delicious local food and presented Toronto’s community kitchens, […]
In 2009, I founded Films That Move, a global social change film series that brings together people from across the sectors to connect and collaborate in their communities. I screened UK civic engagement documentary, Us Now to demonstrate the transformational impact of the internet across business, government and society. Over 300 people attended each screening, and included Toronto […]
I volunteer as part of the Crisis Mappers Humanitarian Technology Network. Crisis mapping is inherently interdisciplinary, situated at the nexus of many fields, drawing from debates in disciplines as diverse as: geography, epidemiology, sociology, environmental science, political science, forestry, ecology, psychology, linguistics, robotics, communication, cultural studies, statistics, mathematics, conflict studies, art and design, computer science and disaster and emergency management. […]
I created the ChariTee T-Shirt Design Contest in partnership with George Brown’s School of Design and social enterprise, Me to We Style to commemorate National Volunteer Week in Toronto in 2009. George Brown’s art foundations class produced t-shirt designs as part of their course curriculum, and we opened up the voting to the public to select the […]
Us Now was the second film screening for the social change film series I created for Volunteer Toronto. Volunteer Toronto, through generous partnerships with nGenera Insight and Bloor Cinema hosted a free screening of Us Now, a UK film about how the internet inspires participation and collaboration in communities. After the screening, Don Tapscott, authour […]
I’m one of 10 Toronto ambassadors for David Suzuki Foundation’s At Work Program. We help organizations save cash, time and the planet by offering tips and tools to green the workplace. Down our free tool kit, join the smart commuter challenge and take David Suzuki to work. Learn more about how to green your workplace […]
In 2010, I consulted as the digital director and policy advisor for the Toronto Deputy Mayor’s mayoral campaign where I introduced a social innovation mandate, food and civic engagement policies and citizen reporting platform, SeeClickFix.