My message is simple:
The world needs more empathy. It’s an idea that resonates across the globe.

I facilitate small workshops with ease, moderate panel discussions with enthusiasm and deliver powerful keynote addresses to 1000+ audiences.

As an internationally sought-after speaker, my online talks have been viewed by nearly 100K people.

Public talks
available online

The World Needs Purposeful Empathy
Concordia University Alumni
Montreal, October 2020

What’s Emotion Got To Do With It?
Red Dot Foundation Virtual
Virtual, July 2020

Empathy, Technology
and the Future of Humanity
Phuket, Thailand, 2018

The “Soft” Side of Social Business: Why Empathy is More Powerful than You Think
Global Social Business Summit
Mexico City, November 2014

Empathic Action: A Disruptive Force for Social Good
Zeist, The Netherlands, May 2014

The Power of Empathy
Montreal, December 2013

Keynotes & presentations

The Power of Purposeful Empathy for Positive Social Change
AI on a Social Mission Conference 
Virtual, November 2020

Purposeful Empathy can Change the World
Big & Growing: The Purpose Conference 
Virtual, November 2020

Practicing Empathy: A Master Class
The Happy Leader Summit 
Virtual, November 2020

Purposeful Empathy
Conscious Organization Summit
Virtual, October 2020 

Empathy: An Essential Leadership Trait 
PowerSkills 2020 Career Conference
Virtual, August 2020

Leading with Empathy 
Conscious Leadership Summit 
Virtual, June 2020

Fierce Empathy
The Summer of Purpose Conference
Virtual, June 2020

Empathic Consciousness: The Key to Collaboration
Management Forum, McGill University
Montreal, March 2019

Compassion and Empathy in the Workplace  
Student Services, McGill University
Montreal, February 2019

Empathy in the Age of AI
Alesund, Norway, May 2018

Creating a Solidarity Culture through Empathy
Global Social Business Summit
Paris, November 2017

Emotional Dislocation
The Corporate State Canada
Toronto, May 2017

Do it with Joy. Do it with Empathy.
Social Business Forum Canada
Ottawa, September 2016

The Power of Empathy
Connexus National Career Development Conference
Ottawa, January 2016

Agenda of the Future
Global Social Business Summit
Berlin, November 2015

Empathy: The 1st Skill of Social Change
AshokaU Exchange
Providence, February 2014

Student-focused conferences

Empathic Engineers: Social Entrepreneurship 3.0
Canadian Federation of Engineering Students (CFES) Conference
Montreal, November 2016

“Bet on good people doing good things.”
My Vision Social Business Conference
Montreal, March 2016

Empathic Action
Engineers without Borders (EWB) Conference
Montreal, January 2015

The “Soft” Side of Leadership: Why Empathy is More Powerful than You Think
Vanier College Social Science Festival
Montreal, October 2014

Leveraging the Power of Empathy
Dawson College Entrepreneurship Week
Montreal, November 2013

Evolution of CSR
Beyond Business as Usual Symposium
Montreal, March 2013

Empathic Action Rocks
Cultivating Compassion: Empathy, Leadership and Social Change Conference
Duluth, February 2013

10 Best Practices to Change the World
Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability
Montreal, January 2013

Using Critical Pedagogy & Social Justice Education to Improve Social Entrepreneurship Studies
McGill Education Graduate Students’ Society Conference
Montreal, May 2010

How B-Schools Can Better Leverage the Socially Transformative Potential of Social Entrepreneurship through Empathic Action Pedagogy
Annual Sprott Doctoral Symposium
Ottawa, April 2010