Selfless Service

By Mayank Pathak “Seva” is a word in Punjabi that means ‘Selfless Service’. It is a word that brings people together to become leaders in their communities by serving them. Serving the community as they are your family is a very important concept for the Indian, and more specifically the Punjabi culture. My name is […]

Harder than it looks

Hello everyone! My name is Katherine Tilbury and I am one of the Peter Lougheed Scholars from Forum 1B (Buzz!). I am 21 years old, and up until this point in my life I would introduce myself by saying that “I am a 21-year-old student, musician and teacher.” I currently reside in Edmonton, Alberta and […]

Planting Seeds, to Grow Trees, In the Shade of Which We May Never Sit

By Katie MacLean What do you find at the intersection of youth leadership and service, mentorship and support, personal growth and development, and connection with some incredible humans? The Alberta Mentorship Program! The Alberta Mentorship Program (AMP) is a not-for-profit society in Alberta with the mission of connecting youth mentors aged 16-27 to provide peer-support, teaching assistance, […]

Concealed Vibrancy

Hello everyone, My name is Josh, I am a finance major at the University of Alberta and I spent my summer working at an organization called KidSport Edmonton. It started out as just another job to do, something that was interesting and unlike anything I had done before, but not something that I was particularly […]

Designing a Better Way to Donate

In the past 20 years industries from automobiles to news and communication have seen themselves disrupted as science fiction is brought to life through emerging technologies like blockchain and AI, on the verge of surpassing the Turing test. However on a parallel timeline, the not-for-profit and charitable sector has experienced very little of this structural […]