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Ask@Endeavour – Social Entrepreneurship May 10th, 2012

Last week, we announced the launch of Ask@Endeavour, a new knowledge-sharing initiative that provides non-profit practitioners with an opportunity to connect with seasoned professionals and seek answers to real-life questions.

Featured Guest

Dr. Ann Armstrong

This month, our theme is social entrepreneurship and we are featuring Dr. Ann Armstrong, Lecturer and Director, Social Enterprise Initiative and Lecturer, Organizational Behaviour/HR Management at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and Faculty Associate at the Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto.

Dr. Armstrong has been a lecturer in OB/HRM at Rotman for the past six years, and has taken an active role in increasing the School’s involvement in the non-profit/social enterprise sector. She teaches courses in non-profit consulting, change management, team building, and organizational theory and design, as well as in the Master of Biotechnology and the Culture, Communication and Information Technology programs. Dr. Armstrong also consults to organizations on compensation, creativity and organizational design, and currently serves as Chair of the board of Rotman NeXus, a student-run consulting agency serving the social sector, and as Chair of the Advisor Committee of the University of Toronto’s Volunteer Consulting Group.

Dr. Armstrong attended and achieved her PhD from the University of Toronto. She has also won Teaching Awards from Rotman School of Management, Graduate Teaching Excellence Award from the University of Guelph, and the R.P. Gilmor Award for Student Service, also from the University of Guelph.

How Ask@Endeavour works

You have until Thursday, May 17th to submit your questions by e-mail (, Twitter (@EndeavourVCN),Facebook orLinkedIN.You can also submit video questions via YouTube—just make sure to send us the link.

From the questions received, Dr. Armstrong will select three to answer. Her responses will be posted on our blog by Tuesday, May 22nd.

This is your chance to seek advice from a seasoned professional. So, please take advantage of this exciting opportunity and submit your social entrepreneurship questions before noon on Thursday, May 17th.

For questions about the process or the Ask@Endeavour intiative, please don’t hesitate to contact us by e-mail at

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