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!!
33 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1G4
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