Community Learning Events | A conversation with Nancy Neamtan

Friday, March 22, 2019

March 21st marked the beginning of CIRE’s Community Learning Events with one of Canada’s leading experts in building social economies and social innovation ecosystems, Nancy Neamtan.

Nancy Neamtan is an expert in the field of social and solidarity economy, social finance and local development. She was a founder and CEO of the Chantier of the Social Economy, an organization devoted to the promotion and development of the social economy in Quebec, from 1996 to 2015, after having led RESO, a Montreal-based community economic development corporation, from 1989 to 1996. Co-founder and former president of RISQ (Quebec Social Investment Network), the Chantier of the Economy Trust and TIESS, a knowledge transfer center in social innovation, she continues her engagement through collaboration with several organizations in the social economy movement. Internationally she is actively involved in the development of CITIES, an international knowledge transfer center in and in the Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF). (Source: Eventbrite) 

Nancy shared her experiences with eight young women, leaders in the social economy sector in Vancouver, whom also had the opportunity to share their story and ask words of advice. 

Thank you everyone for making CIRE's first Community Learning Event a success! 

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