Leaders across sectors are looking for new ways to tackle complex social problems accelerating during the COVID pandemic. Funding resources are increasingly strained, demands are rapidly changing, while priorities are under constant scrutiny and revision. Meanwhile, a year after the pandemic was declared in Canada, people are burning out. But there is light at the end of the tunnel.
In this webinar, you will learn:
Learn how leading organizations and communities are using digital tools to support systems change and service providers while also moving the dial on social transformation.
Dr. Matthew Parker
Executive VP, Innovation & Technology
Matt joined the HelpSeeker team in Nov 2020 with a background in driving innovation in the public sector and a heavy focus in healthcare. Matt has deep experience in driving innovation forward and developing commercialization strategies for these products. Previous to his work in AI/ML, Matt worked in commercialization and innovation in Toronto for Sinai Health System. Matt has obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Victoria and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business.Read
Dr. Alina Turner
Co-President & Co-Founder of HelpSeeker
Dr. Alina Turner is the Co-President & Co-Founder of HelpSeeker, a social enterprise harnessing tech innovation for the greater social good. She is recognized as a leading researcher and thinker on social issues with proven implementation results.
Alina is a Fellow at The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary and serves on the Board of Directors for A Way Home Canada and the Alberta Rural Development Rural Advisory Board on housing and homelessness. Her work on system planning is recognized as a leading practice and often called upon as a model across communities. Her drive and passion for this work are grounded in her lived experience of the social issues she continues to challenge in her professional work.