17 episodes

“Hopeful Economics” is a way of looking at the world of the assets and abundance that it has and making that work for everyone. With an incredible lineup of speakers, you’ll dive deep into the relationship between social enterprise and faith. You’ll learn about the economic impact of churches and how to pitch your community of faith to form new partnerships.

Hopeful Economics Podcast Future Christian Network

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“Hopeful Economics” is a way of looking at the world of the assets and abundance that it has and making that work for everyone. With an incredible lineup of speakers, you’ll dive deep into the relationship between social enterprise and faith. You’ll learn about the economic impact of churches and how to pitch your community of faith to form new partnerships.

    Thinking and living abundantly with Maryam Mohiuddin Ahmed

    Thinking and living abundantly with Maryam Mohiuddin Ahmed

    Thinking and living abundantly with Maryam Mohiuddin Ahmed
    Maryam co-founded the Social Innovation Lab, a social innovation ecosystem builder in South Asia and Daftarkhwan, including co-working spaces in Pakistan and a number of impact focused initiatives. Maryam is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree at the University of Waterloo, exploring the impact of faith-based social enterprise. Maryam and Terrell discuss the importance of thinking and living abundantly and the incredible impact that can have.
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    Hopeful Economics unConference is back on March 3 & 4, 2022. Guaranteed to meet great people, have deep conversations, and unleash new ideas. Register today!

    • 19 min
    Not just feeding people, but feeding souls with Gurbeen Bhasin

    Not just feeding people, but feeding souls with Gurbeen Bhasin

    Not just feeding people, but feeding souls with Gurbeen BhasinGurbeen is the founder of Aangen, a Toronto-based non-profit focused on food security and social justice. Gurbeen and Terrell discuss the impact of social enterprise – not just feeding people but feeding souls. As we consider Hopeful Economics, approaching life from a lens of abundance, what can we do next? What can we do more of? 
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    Hopeful Economics unConference is back on March 3 & 4, 2022. Guaranteed to meet great people, have deep conversations, and unleash new ideas. Register today!

    • 19 min
    Fishbowl - What does Hopeful Economics mean for the social sector?

    Fishbowl - What does Hopeful Economics mean for the social sector?

    This conversation features: Tracey Robertson; Lead, Innovation, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Anjala Kulasegaram; Land Trusts Co-ordinator at the Cooperative Housing Federation of Toronto, and Tim Blair; CEO of United Property Resource Corporation

    • 18 min
    Fishbowl - What does Hopeful Economics mean for faith organizations?

    Fishbowl - What does Hopeful Economics mean for faith organizations?

    This bonus conversation features: Phiwa Langeni; Ambassador for Innovation and Engagement in the United Church of Christ's Center for Analytics, Research & Development, and Data, Rob Dalgleish; Executive Director of the Edge Network, and Dallas Fiddler; Healing Programs Coordinator with The United Church of Canada.

    • 22 min
    Social Enterprise's Role in Systems Change

    Social Enterprise's Role in Systems Change

    You already know about social enterprise as you are a social purpose organization. But are you part of the systems change? Wayne Miranda – Social Finance Investment Readiness Lead, McConnell Foundation - outlines some of the major changes in the world and some of the biggest challenges that we are making. How are we part of this bigger picture? Are we part of it? Should we be?

    • 26 min
    Learning from Rural

    Learning from Rural

    Roz Lockyer, founder and Chief Executive Officer PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise, shares how
    Rural economic development organizations have always been leading edge as they live on the edge.
    When speaking with someone in a rural context who has done something that would be considered "innovative" in an urban or suburban context, their response "that's just the way we do things". We hope you will walk away with eyes wide open that every neighbourhood (or community) already has what they need.

    • 27 min

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