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Responsible Disruption Podcast: Collaborative Partnerships

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September 6, 2023: Monique talks with Anne Smith, President of J.A. Smith Research & Consulting Services Inc. and Karen McDonald, Executive Director of Sage, two leading voices behind the transformative initiative Healthy Aging Alberta. The episode delves into the pivotal role of partnerships in driving systemic innovation. Anne and Karen share their experiences and expertise in spearheading Healthy Aging Alberta, a groundbreaking initiative focused on revolutionizing the approach to aging and senior care. Through an intricate web of collaborations, this initiative has redefined how various stakeholders - from seniors, healthcare professionals and community organizations to policymakers and families - work together to create a holistic and forward-thinking ecosystem for senior citizens. Tune in to this captivating episode as we unpack the nuances of partnerships in systems innovation, weaving together a narrative that celebrates the profound impact of collective efforts in reshaping our approach to complex challenges.


  • By

    The Social Impact Lab

  • Published

    Oct 05, 2023

  • Subject Area
    • Organizational Development
    • Non-profit / Charitable sector
    • International Innovation
  • Audience
    • Funders
    • Academics
    • Government (Politicians, Policy Makers) and Health Authorities
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
    • Government
    • Health Authorities
  • Category
    • Organizational development
    • Best Practices
    • Evidence-based & emerging practices


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