Category Archives: Social Media

Projecting Change Interview Series: Alex Mazerolle, Founder of Girlvana

For this episode of Projecting Change Interview Series, we chat with Alex Mazerolle, Founder of Girlvana. Alex is definitely a change-maker and extremely loved and admired in her community. She founded a powerful organization, Girlvana, with the intention to empower teen girls and young women with the tools for higher living and learning. Alex combines her passion for yoga and meditation with the love for fashion and healthy living while providing a space to empower young women. Her presence articulates the […]

Projecting Change With Peace Geeks

I originally met Renee Black while conspiring on some social media plans for the Engineers Without Borders All Candidates Debate. At some point during our development conversations Renee’s most recent project, Peace Geeks came up. I was intrigued…. so of course booked Renee in for a Projecting Change interview… check out the Question & Answers below! Q: How are you projecting change? I am working with an amazing volunteer team on the start-up of a new non-profit called Peace Geeks. […]

Live From The Festival – Projecting Change 2011

Day one of Projecting Change Film Festival was an absolute blast. We rocked off the morning with Youth Day and two sold out showings of What’s on Your Plate? and The Clean Bin Project. A definite morning highlight was watching Olympic athlete Zach Bell delivering an inspiring speech to a fixated crowd of eager young minds. 700 students exited the SFU Woodwards post films ramped up to take action and armed with Projecting Change 2011 loot bags! The atmosphere was […]

Recap of Projecting Change Through Social Media

Yuri Artibise gives us a recap of the Projecting Change Through Social Media event we co-presented with Social Media Club Vancouver on Tuesday, May 17th. Last Tuesday’s Projecting Change Through Social Media was an incredible event. A partnership between by SMCYVR and the Projecting Change School Media team, it was held at the soon-to-be finished HiVE Vancouver.  The HiVE is a 9,000 square foot collaborative workspace for sustainability and creativity focused people located at 128 West Hastings Street in downtown Vancouver. 65_RedRoses […]

Epic Expo Recap – From Behind the Lens

Bryce Tarling gives us a recap on the events of The Vancouver Sun Sustainable Living Expo – from behind the lens of his camera to the front row with Strombo. EPIC Expo was a huge success this past weekend as thousands of people flooded Vancouver’s Trade and Convention Centre to learn more about sustainable development and about what they can do to help project change. I thought I would show up early on Saturday morning, but when I arrived, the […]

Projecting Change Through Social Media

Photo Credit: Curtis Miller (curtm95) on Flickr Social Media is transforming the way we communicate with one another. I’m living proof of this. How? I moved from Phoenix, Arizona to Vancouver just over a week ago. Before social media, I would have spent, weeks, if not months and years trying to figure out who’s who and what’s what. It would have taken even longer to meet people and build friendships. Longer still to find opportunities to engage with the community. […]