Founder of The Dzaleka Project and nursing student, Joselyne John on her experience transitioning from a refugee camp to the halls of university, and why she hopes to give voice to others who remain in Malawi by providing a platform that shares all of their individually unique experiences.
Lawyer, activist, and founding member of Critical Muslim Voices, Hasan Alam on the dynamics of ego in power, the pervasiveness of Bill C-51, and using humour to help get people engaged with social issues.
Founder of #bemyamigo initiative, public speaker, and community advocate Jorge Amigo on the societal repercussions of advertising, how municipal geography affects political discourse, and how social movements shift our cultural landscape.
Citizen Designer and Architectural Assistant at Herzog & de Meuron Raneen Nosh on city planning for social connectivity, the influence of the developer economy on urban design, and the role of Google Maps on a growing Dubai.
Award-winning filmmaker Kevan Funk on creating more audience engagement in cinema, his dislike of the hierarchal process of auditioning, and hearing first-hand experiences of the ramifications of Canadian colonialism.
Founder and Executive Director of Open Media, Steve Anderson on creating a more participatory democracy, representing citizen voices, and the importance of the open internet.
June 26, 2015
Gen Why Media artistic director and producer of Fractured Land, Fiona Rayher on advocating for civil liberties through film, bridging online activism with offline action, and the power of collaboration when eliciting change.