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Monday, October 22, 2018

Chasah - Walk For Freedom

Sara

In 2016, while studying in Spain, Sara Velasquez met a woman whose story changed the trajectory of Sara’s life.


“Going to Spain had been a dream for me, but she was living out a nightmare as a victim of sex trafficking. It was eye-opening. I became passionate about using my privilege to help women feel empowered.”

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Hack4Health 4.0 awards prizes for innovation in the kitchen

Hack4Health
GreenHouse in partnership with the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program and the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, hosted Hack4Health 4.0, alongside the MS Society and the Alzheimer Society.  Hack4Health is a hackathon focused on creating positive social impact by improving the quality of life for those living with multiple sclerosis and dementia.  Twelve teams spent two da
Thursday, July 26, 2018

GreenHouse’s Big Ideas Challenge supported by Libro

Green House Big Ideas

Big Ideas Challenge Fellows from left to right: Cassie Myers, Rachel Thorburn, Lauren Smith, Pablo Amay

A big thank you to Libro Credit Union who continues to support GreenHouse from its Prosperity Fund. A fund that recognizes initiatives, which focus on regional economic development, money smarts, and youth leadership.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Cherie Wai selected for the Alex Foto Memorial Award

Cherie Wai

Who inspires you?

For Cherie Wai, it’s former St. Paul’s student Alex Foto.

Alex was a star student in the International Development (INDEV) program and a proud World Vision Youth Ambassador. Following her death in a cycling accident in August 2014, World Vision launched the #LiveLikeAlex campaign to inspire other youth to change the world.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Take Care creating a social care network for young adults with cancer

Chelsea campbell

When Chelsea Campbell heard a talk at UWaterloo about how technology can be used to for good in society, she had what she calls a ‘light bulb moment.’ The next day, an ad for GreenHouse popped up on her computer, and she knew that this was where she would go.

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