Speakers / Topics: Global Issues ($5,000 or less)
War. Climate Change. Foreign Policy. These are just some of the issues facing our global community every day. Our speakers hail from the tops of their fields in business, politics, journalism and more – and all help to make sense of what’s moving the world forward, and what’s holding it back.
Social Justice Advocate | Author
Maude Barlow is a leading voice in Canada and around the world for social, environmental, and economic justice. A political activist, policy critic, and author, Barlow serves as the national volunteer chairperson for The Council of Canadians, a non-p...
Environmental Educator | Youth Advocate | Community Innovator
How can we engage today’s youth to effect positive social change? What does education for sustainability mean? How can we build inter-generational learning communities that mobilize knowledge and solution-oriented ideas? In her captivating talks,...
Medical Doctor | Humanitarian | Author of Six Months in Sudan
Equipped only with his experience as an emergency physician in an urban hospital and a desire to understand the hardest parts of the world, James Maskalyk travelled to Sudan in 2007 to treat casualties―from civilians to soldiers―of the war-torn n...