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"If you don't have anything to compare your data with, you don't know where you are standing at," reflects ESGTree Customer Success and R&D Lead, Pedro Alguindigue. After wrapping up its first year of business in April, incubator participant ESGTree shared that client feedback prompted the platform to grow in new and exciting ways.
For the first time this Fall, a student enrolled in Conrad Grebel University College's Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) program will receive a new scholarship honouring the legacy of Malcolm X. Grebel Peace Incubator participant, Majid Mirza of ESGTree, was instrumental in bringing the Malcolm X Peace and Conflict Studies Scholarship to life with support from dedicated donors and the approval of Malcolm X's family.
Reflecting on the 2021 Map the System global final
What started with the UWaterloo Campus Finals in April came to a close for 2021 this June. The Centre for Peace Advancement could not be more proud of this year's finalists, Ewomazino Odhigbo, Muhammed Ahsanur Rahim, and Leah Feor! We would also like to thank Professor Simron Singh, Map the System Campus Representative Thomas Fraser, this year's sponsors, and our campus partners for another fantastic competition year.
Tamarack webinar: Monitoring happiness and community well-being On July 7th, 2021 at 1:00 pm (EDT), Oksana Kishchuk and Richard Jenkins will host the Tamarack Institute webinar "Monitoring happiness and community well-being". Register to explore happiness in relation to how it affects community well-being, and to learn how data can inform your understanding on a deeper level.
Little things: The X Page Workshop performance After months of preparation, sixteen women who are immigrants and refugees living in the Waterloo Region are ready to share their individual stories through one cohesive presentation. Register to attend this free virtual performance on July 7th, 2021, at 7:00 pm (EDT).
Employment & engagement opportunities
Call for applicants: GreenHouse Social Innovators in Training Program Applications are now open for GreenHouse's Social Innovators in Training program, which can be done within a course or as a co-curricular activity. Through this program, students will have the opportunity to work with other like-minded innovators to advance grassroots initiatives, social ventures, or policy changes. Fall 2021 applications close on August 5th, 2021.
Call for proposals: Indigenous-Mennonite Encounters in Time and Place Submissions are now being accepted from academics, activists, artists, community members, and students who wish to contribute to the Indigenous-Mennonite Encounters in Time and Place conference in May 2022. Proposals can include paper presentations, roundtables, artistic contributions, workshops, and storytelling. Proposals are due September 30, 2021.
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Aligned values and shared commitment to incubate and advance collaborative, inter-disciplinary, multi-sector peacemaking is at the heart of our partnership with the Kindred Credit Union, and continues to inspire our work.
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