Tag Archives: Social Entrepreneurship

Projecting Change Interview Series: Madeleine Shaw, Co-Founder of LunaPads

We speak to Madeleine Shaw, Co-Founder of LunaPads for the latest episode of the Projecting Change Interview Series. The Projecting Change Film Festival is fast approaching. Have you bought your tickets? Our Executive Director, Katie Schaeffers, speaks to Madeleine about how she started LunaPads and how her brand aims to empower women from all over the world. One of their initiative started in 2000 called Pads4Girls, committed to supporting the education (and therefore liberation) of girls. LunaPads does amazing things and definitely a change-maker […]

Reflecting on the Great Turning Unconference

It’s been almost a week since I, along with an impressive crowd of change-agents, attended the Great Turning Unconference organized by the Be The Change Earth Alliance. In past years after attending similar events, my motivation for and my thinking on what transpired generally petered out in the days following (much to my dismay). Perhaps direct calls to action were not entirely encouraged, or options to connect with others during and after said event were limited and dishearteningly difficult. Finding […]

Vancouver Is Socially Innovating

The word ‘innovation’ derives from the Latin word innovare meaning “to renew or change”. Originating in the 1500’s this word has resurfaced in the last decade and become a ‘noun of action’ in all industries. We innovate because operating as we have is no longer an option. More so than ever, we innovate because the problems we face today require immediate action and change – not just to create and evolve as a species – but for our survival at […]