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Innovation in Poverty Eradication: Global and Local Perspectives

Innovation in Poverty Eradication: Global and Local Perspectives

Social Innovation
  • November 16, 2023
  • 5:00 pm
    6:30 pm
  • Viewpoint Circle for Dialogue, Mathison Hall

Hosted By: The Trico Foundation Social Entrepreneurship Centre and Opportunity International Canada @ The Haskayne School of Business

Join us for a keynote and panel discussion on the role of microfinance in eradicating poverty, focusing on Central and South America.

✦ November 16, 2023
✦ 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. MT
✦ Mathison Hall, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

The panel discussion will feature:

✦ Moderator: Colin Jackson, Senior Scholar, University of Calgary Graduate College and Advanced Leadership Fellow, Harvard Business School
✦ Rosalynn Peschl, Assistant Professing (teaching) in Social Entrepreneurship, Haskayne School of Business
✦ Diana Montoya, Executive Director of ASODENIC, a financial institution addressing poverty in Nicaragua
✦ Dan Murray, CEO, Opportunity International Canada

The panel will tackle the crucial synergy between global and local organizations, discussing avenues for collaborative impact. The discussion will also offer insight into how we can encourage the next generation of leaders to consider this impactful business model through global study opportunities.

Register here!


  • Date: November 16, 2023
  • Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM
  • Location: Viewpoint Circle for Dialogue, Mathison Hall, University of Calgary Main Campus
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: Event page


  • Trico Foundation Social Enterprise Centre
  • Opportunity International Canada
  • Haskayne School of Business
Event Address:

215 Haskayne Pl NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 4V8

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