• The Future of Technology Startups

    Tell us about your role. I’m the Managing Director of Extreme Startups, which blends leading a venture backed operating company focused on changing the startup accelerator/incubator market and investing in amazing founders, where I accelerate their venture’s growth over an … More…

  • The Future of International Aid Work

    I have worked as a humanitarian aid worker for over ten years in countries in conflict. I strongly believe in aid work because I think people suffering from a crisis have the right to assistance in order to survive until … More…

  • The Future of Finding Great Work

    When I began, there were three categories of jobs. The majority of the jobs were reasonable jobs, with reasonable income, reasonable challenge, reasonable conditions under which you would work. And then there were a few excellent jobs; dream jobs. On … More…

  • The Future of Biotech Research

    Historically, medicine was a very hierarchical system where the doctor was at the top of the pyramid, and everyone else was below that. That has changed dramatically in both competence and authority, opening up potential ways of contribution that are … More…

  • The Future of Culinary Arts

    Please tell us about your role and how you got to where you are today. I am the Owner & Chef of Hawksworth Restaurant and Bel Café in Vancouver. I got to this point in my career by learning on … More…

  • The Future of Anatomical Research

    To be completely frank, I was never trained for the job I have, or the research I now conduct. It simply didn’t exist 10 years ago. I was always interested in how anatomy and neurological stuff worked. How in the … More…

  • The Future of Multimedia Design

    Tell us about your field. I work in graphic design, motion design, broadcast design, branding, and interactive design. I went to Ryerson for New Media, which is a fine arts program. ‘New media’ is a mildly problematic term. From a … More…

  • The Future of Cities

    In an era of globalization and unprecedented urban growth, our Canadian story can be about open, inclusive cities that are creating a palpable sense of excitement and opportunity. Or it can be a story of tension and alienation that can … More…

  • The Future of Anthropology

    Are you interested in culture, society, people, how they behave and why they do the things they do? If so, you might have the ingredients that it takes to become an anthropologist. Anthropology is the study of human societies and … More…

  • The Future of Healthcare and Aging

    In order to understand the future of healthcare and aging, it is important to know what physical, mental and social changes occur as people age. Understanding the “aging process” includes being able to decide what can be attributed to normal … More…

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