JEDx 2018: Jodi Kovitz, Founder & CEO of #movethedial, on Empowerment

“We have a basic responsibility — a human responsibility — to reach out actively to others. To give of our time, our energy, our money, our spirit in a statement to do whatever I can do.”

Jodi Kovitz, Founder & CEO of #movethedial, speaks at JEDx 2018, hosted by The House Toronto. In this video, she shares her belief of Tikun Olam -- or repairing the world through action -- and how a shocking wake-up call spurred her to embrace activism and eventually start the #movethedial movement.

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Chris Eben, Managing Partner at TWG on Prioritizing Diversity

At TWG diversity is key to not only delivering the best possible products and software solutions for their clients, but also being able to attract the best talent to produce the work. The company’s managing partner Chris Eben shares with Amber Mac how the firm was able to #movethedial by refocusing its priorities on inclusion and create an open work culture that encourages voices to be heard across all teams.

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#movethedial Brings Digital Literacy Day to Hillcrest Community School

#movethedial and Hillcrest Community School had the privilege of hosting one of over 110 events for Digital Literacy Day! In partnership with our friends Sladjana Jovanovic (TD Bank), Dave Resnick (Google Canada), and Nadeem Nathoo (The Knowledge Society), we were able to host an amazing presentation, as well as kick off STEM education for the school with a brand new STEM Lab!

Special thanks to TD Bank, Google Canada, and TKS for their generous donations to the Hillcrest Community School STEM Lab. Take a look at some highlights from this memorable day!

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Kate Byrne, VP, Business Development, Partnership and Membership on Real Results

Kate Byrne, VP, Business Development, Partnership and Membership at Watermark shares why advancing women in the workplace is important to her and how her organization helps companies to increase the number of females in leadership positions. Kate speaks with Michael Bancroft about some of the initiatives and programs available through Watermark that are helping to #Movethedial for everyone.

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Lisha Li, Principal at Amplify Partners on driving impact

Lisha Li, Principal at Amplify Partners is excited about seeing how machine learning will solve problems in traditional industries including transportation, construction, agriculture and health. Lisha shares with Michael Bancroft the key challenges facing companies with regards to leveraging artificial intelligence, as well as the importance of programs such as the Creative Destruction Lab.

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