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Building Tomorrow, Today with Vinod Rajasekaran – April 28th 2020

It’s never been more important to tell your story, just ask – just ask Vinod Rajasekaran, Publisher and CEO of Future of Good.

Vinod is Publisher & CEO of Future of Good, a new digital content platform with a mission to make the world of social impact smarter through digital content. Future of Good covers stories, innovations, and trends shaping social impact in Canada. Future of Good also produces the Future of Good Summit, the premier gathering of impact-focused leaders who want to navigate the trends, tensions, and transformations shaping how we do good.

Vinod was Co-founder and Executive Director of Impact Hub Ottawa, the largest multi-sector social innovation environment in Canada’s capital. He recently oversaw strategy and business model development as the founding Managing Director of Rideau Hall Foundation, chaired by former Governor General David Johnston. Vinod also launched Canada’s social R&D network as a Fellow with SiG working to seed ecosystem conditions to strengthen embedded R&D capacity in Canada’s non-profits. As a result of his work, Canada’s new Social Finance Fund includes capital for social R&D. His ground-breaking work in social R&D is referenced around the world.

Vinod is on the Advisory Board to the Equality Fund. He was designated as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, is a member of the Banff Forum community, and is a recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contribution to Canada. 

“We’re at a pivotal moment in time right now, where this decade will demonstrate to future generations how much we care about the future of humanity and the planet.”

In this week’s episode of the #StartupCanadaPodcast, sponsored by Mastercard and Ceridian, Vinod discusses the importance of social entrepreneurship in shaping tomorrow’s world.

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