Adam Spence will share thoughts on social venture on october 3rd at Usine C.
For over ten years, Adam has focused his work on driving social, economic, and environmental justice through community development, education, social innovation, and public policy change as an advocate, researcher, and social entrepreneur. At MaRS, Adam helped found the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing and the School for Social Entrepreneurs – Ontario. He was Executive Director of the Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB), a community animator for the skilled trades in Hamilton, and Executive Director for a higher education research and advocacy organization.
In 2002, Adam was awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Gold Medal, and in 2012 Adam was named one of McMaster University’s 125 People of Impact, an honour given to McMaster staff and alumni who have made the greatest impact over the past 125 years.