Employ to Empower hosts 'An Evening with Innovators'

Saturday, August 25 2018, 6pm - 9:30pm

Employ to Empower hosts 'An Evening with Innovators'

Do you get a thrill out of ideas put in action? Need some inspiration to jumpstart your own venture? You’re in luck! Employ to Empower (ETE) presents: ‘An Evening with Innovators’ on Saturday, August 25th from 6:00-9:30PM at the Lost and Found Café. ETE intends to host a compelling panelist chat with nine thought leaders from the community. Themes that will trickle through the evening are: “Impact Makers” and “Innovators of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside”. 100% of the proceeds go towards connecting low income individuals from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside (DTES) to meaningful work. 

Check out the panel speakers and moderator below:

Panel 1: Vancouver Impact Makers

Sarah Lubik: Director of Entrepreneurship at SFU

Farhan Mohamed: Editor in Chief and Partner at Daily Hive 

Atif Saad: Cofounder of Co-llective Marketing

Joshau Jackai: Cofounder of Frontrvnners Streetwear 

Tim Ames: Executive Director of PLAN Institute & PLAN 

Panel 2: Innovators of Vancouver's DTES 

Constance Barnes: Manager of the DTES Street Market

Tara Taylor: Community Engagement Manager at SpencerCreo Foundation 

Ash Macleod: Managing Director of Mark Brand Inc 

Brennan Fitzgerald: Executive Director of Hasting Crossings Business Improvement Association (HxBIA)



Natasha Jung : Cofounder and Executive Producer for Cold Tea Collective 

To top it all off, food is included and there will be over $1000 in raffle prizes from our generous sponsors  Coast Capital Savings, Thomas Sabo, The Snug Persephone Brewing and The Diamond to name a few.

This evening will serve as an intimate, collaborative safe space for impact makers and innovators of Vancouver’s DTES and SFU community. The goal is to create an environment where attendees work together to further themselves personally and professionally.

RSVP for your early bird ticket here:http://bitly.com/eveninginnovators Please note that 100% of the proceeds go towards connecting low income individuals to meaningful work!!

August 25, 2018 at 6:00pm - 9:30pm
Lost and Found Cafe
33 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1G4
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Christina Wong