The LIBI podcast BIPOC series celebrates BIPOC founders in the YYC tech Ecosystem. This episode highlights the story of Jerome Morgan, the associate Director at Innovates Calgary. we discuss what it takes the diversify the Ecosystem as well as discuss important concepts such as Equity and Representation.
Thank you for listening to the Leaders, Innovators and Big Ideas podcast, supported by Rainforest Alberta. The podcast that highlights those people who are contributing to and/or supporting the innovation ecosystem in Alberta.Host: Uriel Karerwa is a Program Manager at IncluCity Calgary, an organization devoted to the inclusion of diverse and underrepresented voices in the design of technology. With a background in neuroscience, Uriel has been coordinating community events and working with neurodiverse groups in Lethbridge; and has spoken on the topic of atypical neurology on the TEDx stage! Uriel is always exploring opportunities to impact communities in areas like I.D.E.A., Social Innovation, and Sustainability.
Guest: Jerome Morgan Experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working with diverse stakeholders in private, government and non- profit sector. Skilled in innovation, complexity thinking, systems change and Community Health. Strong business communicator. Entrepreneurial leader working to achieve economic and social impact. Post Graduate Certificate focused in Organizational Leadership, Innovation and Complex Systems from Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in partnership with Suncor Foundation and University of Waterloo.
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"BIPOC founders want to be part of [the ecosystem], and we want to be celebrated within it. It's not just about celebrating the founders, it's about celebrating the communities that make up the larger ecosystem."
Credits...This Episode Sponsored By: New Idea MachineEpisode Music: Tony Del DeganCreator & Producer: Al Del Degan