Connecting for Impact is a new monthly panel discussion series offered by Social Impact Advisors the goal of which is to make space for connection, sharing ideas and professional development for people in the social benefit sector.
April 7, 2022 SIA’s Lynn Fergusson was joined by Joyce Sou, Director, Business Development, at B Lab US & Canada, and Kate Siklosi, Purpose-Driven Partnership Lead at the Ian Martin Group. They discussed what it takes to become a B Corp, what it’s like to work at a B Corp, what nonprofits can learn from the B Corp assessment, and where to look for B Corp employment opportunities.
Upcoming Panel Discussions
May 12, 2022 12:00-1:15pm EST – Collective Impact: Backbone Function, Governance, and Lessons from the Field.
June 9, 2022 12;00-1:15pm EST – Decent Work: Collective Solutions and Emerging Trends
To register for next month’s panel click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connecting-for-impact-panel-discussion-may-12-2022-tickets-301458619847
Lynn Fergusson is a Partner and Co-found of Social Impact Advisors. She is an engaging and approachable facilitator known for gently pushing clients to higher impact. She approaches her work from a strategic and data-driven perspective, with the end in mind. Lynn also teaches an experiential course at the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, in Strategic Philanthropy & Leadership, where she has also taught Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability.
Dr. Kate Siklosi is the Director of Purpose-Driven Partnerships at Ian Martin and part-time Sustainable Business instructor at McMaster University. She works collaboratively with students, community partners, and clients alike to break down barriers so more people can access meaningful work. She also regularly consults and works in partnership with clients on achieving their D&I goals and improving their programs with a focus on building equity. In recognition of her leadership, Kate was named to the 2021 SIA DE&I Influencers List.
Joyce Sou is Director, Business Development at B Lab US & Canada and works to grow a community of certified B Corps, companies leading the way to transform the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet.