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Job Opportunity! Impact Hub Global Gathering 2018 Lead

We are looking for an Impact Hub Global Gathering 2018 Lead Part time November-December 2017, Full time January-July 2018   Position Summary The Gathering Lead will understand the complete business cycle of the event and be responsible for its ongoing…

Upcoming digital learning opportunities with Camp Tech!

The Fall calendar is filling up with workshops to help you take your digital skills to the next level thanks to our wonderful Hubbers Camp Tech. Here is a quick summary of upcoming courses held here at Impact Hub Ottawa.…

Meet Lisa Deacon, co lead of Datafest Ottawa

The latest research on The Future of Work indicates that almost half of current workforce activities have the potential to be automated with today’s robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. The most automatable jobs in industries such as accommodation and food…

Peer Learning Circle – Reconnecting to our Deeper Why (Part 2)

This past summer, Impact Hub Ottawa piloted a new program aiming to ignite and incubate sustainable change through facilitated Peer Learning Circles. The idea being that by providing an open and safe space where people can connect around their deeper…

Meet Alex Robertson, our banking for small businesses and non profits Expert in Residence

Your burning questions answered by our experts! The Experts in Residence series makes professional advice from experts in a range of fields – from fundraising to marketing, public speaking to banking – available to all Hub members for free on…

Meet Jonathan Wade, our Expert in Residence who will give your (social) enterprise wings

Your burning questions answered by our experts! The Experts in Residence series makes professional advice from experts in a range of fields – from fundraising to marketing, public speaking to banking – available to all Hub members for free on…

Welcome to Our New Board Members

Impact Hub Ottawa is excited to welcome two new members to our Board. We look forward to the expertise, experience, and passion they will bring to take Impact Hub Ottawa to new and great adventures! Welcome Jesse Cressman-Dickinson and JP…

Meet Mary Houle, our speaking with presence Expert in Residence

Your burning questions answered by our experts! The Experts in Residence series makes professional advice from experts in a range of fields – from fundraising to marketing, public speaking to banking – available to all Hub members for free on…

Meet Pat McNamara, founder of Ignite Capital

Ignite Capital is a Toronto-based non profit organisation that helps emerging Ontario entrepreneurs with a limited access to capital. The annual competition they run awards entrepreneurs up to $25,000 in funding  (combination of grant/loan) and is currently accepting applications (deadline…

Meet Toni van Eeden, Branding & Marketing Expert in Residence

Your burning questions answered by our experts! The Experts in Residence series makes professional advice from experts in a range of fields – from fundraising to marketing, public speaking to banking – available to all Hub members for free on…

Meet Our Members

Meet our Members: Shery Alexander Heinis

Shery Alexander Heinis is an emerging poet and one of the earliest Impact Hub Ottawa members. Born and raised on the island of St. Lucia in the Caribbean she has travelled the world and worked in a number of areas…

Meet our Members: National Observer

National Observer is Canadian media company that focuses on publishing investigative reporting, exclusive special reports, and daily news on energy, climate, politics and social issues. Their Ottawa-based team of journalists – Mike De Sousa, Elizabeth McSheffrey, Carl Meyer and Alex…

Meet Lisa Deacon, co lead of Datafest Ottawa

The latest research on The Future of Work indicates that almost half of current workforce activities have the potential to be automated with today’s robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. The most automatable jobs in industries such as accommodation and food…

Meet Alex Robertson, our banking for small businesses and non profits Expert in Residence

Your burning questions answered by our experts! The Experts in Residence series makes professional advice from experts in a range of fields – from fundraising to marketing, public speaking to banking – available to all Hub members for free on…

Meet our Members: Water Rangers

Water Rangers was founded in 2015 as winners of Aquahacking. A unique hackathon that bring together water experts, decision makers, and citizens to create innovative solutions to the pressing need for conservation of lakes, rivers, and fresh water sources in…

Meet our Members: House of Paint

Our Nation Capital’s largest urban arts festival since 2003 is based right here at Impact Hub Ottawa. House of Paint (HoP) is taking hip hop back to it’s roots and promoting community consciousness, political awareness, and artistic development through art,…

Meet our Members: Happiness Habits 613

Amy Longard and Manal Nemr are long-time members of Impact Hub Ottawa. Both entrepreneurs in their own right – Manal as a life coach and founder of Beautiful Happy Reasons and Amy as a holistic nutritionist and plant based chef…

Meet our Members: Inspire Nunavut

Ajmal Sataar, President and Founder of Inspire Nunavut has been around Impact Hub Ottawa since opening our doors. Originally as an intern in 2012, then part of the winning team of our first Launch Some Good with CigBins in 2014,…

Meet our Members: Girls+ Rock Ottawa

As a grassroots community organization, Girls+ Rock Ottawa, has for over 10 years provided music-based programming to girls in Ottawa, fostering a sense of empowerment, acceptance and community. In their flagship camp for girls 13-17, participants learn an instrument, join…

Meet our Members: Nu Grocery

Valerie Leloup is the founder of Canada’s first “zero-waste” grocery store, NuGrocery. Her idea is to eliminate food packaging waste by only selling in bulk or in returnable glass containers which has the added benefit of allowing people to only…