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Join our social innovation community

Do you want to make an impact? GreenHouse is an innovation community for students and community members who want to create ideas and ventures that generate social or environmental change.  

You can engage with this community in three main ways:

  • Attend a Discovery Lab, where students, community members and a host organization identify problems and opportunity spaces based on a given theme.

  • Join a Workplace Innovation Team, a program for aspiring innovators to work with organizations exploring and solving complex problems in the social or environmental sector.

  • Join the Innovators in Residence Program, a live-in incubator that supports students wanting to tackle problems through venture creation, policy change, grassroots initiatives among other avenues.

Elle and Richard share their GreenHouse stories. You can do more to shape the world as well.

What's Coming Up?

Social Impact Showcase

Winners of the Social Impact FundEvery term, GreenHouse hosts the Social Impact Showcase, a celebration of impactful innovations and ventures.  At the Showcase, you’ll hear stories from our Workplace Innovation Teams and Innovators in Residence and we’ll be awarding grants from our Social Impact Fund.  Save the date! Our next Showcase will be happening April 9th, 2019! More details to come.

Campus Mental Wellness Discovery Lab

On January 31st from 4-6PM we invite you to participate in the Discovery Lab on Campus Mental Wellness hosted by GreenHouse and St. Paul’s University College Residence Life.

As a participant you will learn about the campus mental wellness system from a variety of stakeholder perspectives and will begin identifying opportunities for innovation in this space. You’ll be presented with opportunities to move your ideas forward to take action after the lab.

Contact us

We're located at St. Paul's University College, 190 Westmount Rd N, Waterloo

GreenHouse Director: Tania Del Matto

Program Manager and Startup Coach: Brendan Wylie-Toal

Discovery Lab Coordinator: Anne Filion