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GBC Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Day: Ex/plore 2019

GBC Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Day: Ex/plore 2019

REGISTER HERE Celebrating Research, Innovation &Entrepreneurship at GBC. Featuring panelists, student awards, industry innovation and the Galaxy of Research. Tweet #gbcgalaxy and join the conversation. Media disclaimer: Photographs may be taken at this event. By registering you grant George Brown College and its affiliates the right and permission to reproduce, use, exhibit, display, broadcast, distribute […]

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GBC Spotlight: Erin Williams

GBC Spotlight: Erin Williams

Founder of Poco Mono Inc. Erin Williams started creating her clothing line, Poco Mono Inc., while on maternity leave with her second child when she found it difficult to find ethically-made and cheerful, gender-neutral clothing. After years of working for Agencies in Graphic and User Experience Design, Erin was pulled to try something different.  Her […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Stephanie Cole

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Stephanie Cole

Stephanie Cole is the founder of Safe Pod, a social enterprise that tackles the issue of sexual and gender-based violence in Toronto. She also has a background in Social Services, Forensic Psychology and a passion for Social Justice. Stephanie works with businesses to help them build a culture that is POSITIVE, CONSENT–DRIVEN & INCLUSIVE. She […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Betsy Campos

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Betsy Campos

Betsy Campos Founder of UNIKA Swim Betsy Campos is the founder of ŪNIKA Swim, a swimwear line that provides locally made to measure, body specific swimwear to help women feel comfortable and confident – regardless of age, shape, or size. We had the opportunity to ask Betsy a few questions about her entrepreneurial journey. What’s your educational […]

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startGBC Goes to Elevate Toronto

startGBC Goes to Elevate Toronto

Fifteen lucky GBC students were given the opportunity to attend Canada’s largest technology festival, Elevate Toronto. Elevate is a city-wide tech and innovation festival centered in North America’s fastest growing tech ecosystem. It is an essential destination for global professionals, tech leaders, investors, and creatives, featuring inspiring keynotes, topical content streams, experiential programming, and epic socials. […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Aisha Addo

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Aisha Addo

Aisha Addo Founder and CEO of Power To Girls Foundation and DriveHER Inc. Aisha Addo is the founder of Power To Girls Foundation, a non-profit organization that offers young girls mentors and role models. As a facilitator and director of Power To Girls, she uses her personal experiences and knowledge to create safe and engaging […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Wes Grove and John Baker

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Wes Grove and John Baker

Wes Grove (left) and John Baker (right) are the co-founders of Mobile Arts Programming, or MAP, a mobile arts programming service that provides the opportunity for participants to engage in arts-based programming within the comfort of their own community setting. Music with MAP is a programming platform where experienced facilitators run music workshops that explore various aspects […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Erin Gamelin

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Erin Gamelin

Erin Gamelin Owner and President of  Stout Irish Pub and Louis Cifer Brew Works Erin moved to Toronto from St. Albert, Alberta at 19 in 1993.  With many years working in restaurants and retail under her belt, she was the youngest manager at Winners in Canada.  After 2 years of that, feeling that her potential was […]

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Social Innovation Hub 2018 Showcase

Social Innovation Hub 2018 Showcase

Dear Social Innovation Hub Supporters, Come out and support our amazing 20 2018 Hubsters!   You are cordially invited to attend the Social Innovation Hub Showcase on Wednesday 11 April in Room 410 A at 200 King St East from 9:30 am – 12 pm.  Hubsters will be showcasing their exciting work and ambition to make a […]

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GBC Students Compete At WWF Hackathon!

GBC Students Compete At WWF Hackathon!

Five students were chosen to represent George Brown College at the first ever World Wildlife Fund (WWF) hackathon! With themes surrounding sustainability and the circular economy, students from multiple post-secondary institutions were expected to come up with a sustainable solution of their choosing. Team GBC – consisting of Lia Bezerra, Adrianna Jane, Frederico Neumann, Charles […]

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