The Foundation is thrilled to invite you to attend the Sauvé Fellows Thought Leadership Series taking place at Jeanne Sauvé House from January to April 2017. Throughout this series, we will showcase the innovations, expertise and achievements of our diverse Network of Fellows, both in Canada and around the world.

Through events sponsored by the Jeanne Sauvé Forum, the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation engages the broader public on globally significant challenges while showcasing the innovations, achievements and impact of emerging leaders in Canada and around the world. The Foundation’s Forum events offer Fellows a unique opportunity to test their own innovative ideas on how we might collectively build a better world.

Join us for a special series that will highlight the immense talent, knowledge and dedication that make our community of Fellows so unique, while also amplifying collective reflections on socially significant issues.


Thursday, January 19 (5:30-8:30pm): Senior Fellow Mike Ross on Innovative Design Thinking

In this introductory workshop, Senior Fellow Mike Ross will take participants through a real-time design problem by using a design thinking methodology, giving participants hands-on learning experience through a combination of learning, practical exercises and reflection on the process.

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Thursday, January 26 (5:30-7:30pm): Sauvé Fellow Guillaume Lavoie on the Sharing Economy and Public Policy

Join Sauvé Fellow Guillaume Lavoie to learn more about the collaborative economy and how it can lead to more productive, more sustainable, and more entrepreneurial societies.

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Tuesday, March 7 (5:30-7:30pm): Sauvé Fellow Shauntay Grant on Performance Poetry from Concept to Creation

In this presentation, Sauvé Fellow Shauntay Grant combines performance and personal reflection to examine the moments, memories, histories, and social circumstances that have encouraged her creative response through words and music.

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19093096241_36e496a5cb_z-1Thursday, April 13 (5:30-7:30pm): Sauvé Fellow Manish Thapa on Internal Conflicts and Peacebuilding Challenges

Join Sauvé Fellow Manish Thapa as he examines post-conflict peacebuilding efforts as well as the challenges of building sustainable peace processes in societies recently destabilized by internal armed conflicts, drawing on the example of the Maoists Insurgency in Nepal.

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These events are free and open to all. As seating is limited, registration is mandatory for each event. Be sure to reserve your place today!

All events will take place at Jeanne Sauvé House (1514 Docteur-Penfield, Montreal, QC, H3G 1B9).

For more details, please visit For any questions, please contact Ariane Guay-Jadah, Communications Manager, Jeanne Sauvé Foundation.

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