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Professor Dianne Cyr continued the Beedie School of Business’ long history of supporting women in business when she organized and hosted a networking event for women in information systems at a major conference recently. The Beedie-sponsored networking reception was part of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), held in Seattle, Washington from August 9 to 11. AMCIS is the annual research conference of the Association for Information Systems, the premier global organization for academics, […]

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Solving complex problems with public entrepreneurship and technology. Join us for a thought-provoking evening at the Beedie School of Business when the CMA Centre for Strategic Change hosts Professor Anita McGahan as she shares her experience and perspective on the delivery of healthcare in South Sudan. Dr. McGahan will describe how innovative technologies are implemented to improve the health of impoverished communities and demonstrate that even in some of the most remote corners on the […]

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Beedie School of Business News

(Vancouver) November 11, 2011 – Ashoka Canada, in partnership with the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University, will find the top student changemakers at the end of this month. The two schools co-launched the Be A Changemaker Challenge, powered by Starbucks, to find the best student-led social initiatives coming out of Vancouver. The components of the Challenge are a bootcamp, which took place at SFU on Oct. 1st and a venture pitch selection […]

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Watch UBC and SFU students pitch their social ventures to win up to $1,000 in seed funding! We invite you to The Be a Changemaker Challenge Selection Panel to watch the top teams of SFU and UBC students pitch their ideas for creating their own social ventures. The Selection Panel will bring together six business and social entrepreneurs who will select the winners. Panelists include: James Tansey (ISIS, Sauder School of Business, UBC), Tom Lawrence […]

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