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Wednesday, January 30 • 08:30 - 10:00
PANEL: Future Ready: Young Leaders on Keeping the Next Generation in School

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K-12 systems across Canada are not meeting the needs of all young people. Many of these underserved youth are missing education milestones and are not staying in school. Successfully engaging these youth can be a challenge, but several innovative programs have emerged to work with these young people. This panel will showcase bold young leaders whose programs move beyond the classroom to keep the next generation in school and open up future career pathways. Their fresh perspectives will be explored and panellists will offer their recommendations to address systemic challenges.

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Annalie Bonda

Executive Director, The Remix Project
Annalie Bonda is an entrepreneur working at the helm of the charitable sector. Since joining The Remix Project as Executive Director, she initiated the expansion of programming nationally and brought in high-profile social enterprise opportunities for Remix's graduates.
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Fabrice Vil

Co-Founder & President, Pour 3 Points
Fabrice Vil is the co-founder and President of Pour 3 Points, an organization that transforms sports coaches so that they also play a role as life coaches for young athletes in underprivileged areas. He is a member of the Order of Excellence in Education as well as Ashoka Fellow... Read More →
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Jasmine Doig

Akwego Co-ordinator, Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre
Jasmine Doig finds joy in motivating movement and change in her community. A few of her interests are suicide prevention and anti-racism projects. She is an active advocate for Inuit children and youth, she recognizes the value of culture and believes that with regular access to traditions... Read More →
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Rebecca Darwent

Non-Profit Consultant
Rebecca Darwent (Moderator) is a dedicated civic leader and non-profit consultant with over10 years of community development experience. Her career has included roles at all levels such as front-line intervention, program and grants management, and public policy development.
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Tesfai Mengesha

Executive Director of Operations, Success Beyond Limits
Tesfai Mengesha is part of senior leadership at Success Beyond Limits, an organization based in the Jane and Finch community of Toronto, that re-imagines education and schools as sites of possibility. He is a Civic Action DiverseCity Fellow and a Maytree’s Public Policy School... Read More →

Wednesday January 30, 2019 08:30 - 10:00 EST
Room | Salle 213