City-builder, public policy researcher, hip-hop aficionado.
Jason Ribeiro is one of Canada’s most awarded social science graduate researchers. By intimately researching cross-sector partnerships (organizations comprised of public, private, and non-profit resources) and measuring their sustainability and innovation potentials, Jason offers new perspectives on developing innovation ecosystems and fostering community partnerships.
Super cool HR professional, nacho lover, queer activist.
Strategy consultant, inclusion & diversity advocate, foodie explorer.
Brittany is passionate about having a positive impact on society and the community. Born and raised in Calgary, Brittany has spent her life learning, traveling, and connecting with inspiring people. As a Strategy Consulting Manager, Brittany leads radical transformation with her clients by redefining operating model strategies to realize value and embrace the future of work in the digital age. Her clients include Canadian Energy companies as well as local non-profit organizations, where she has delivered pro-bono consulting to bring efficiencies and value to the non-profit sector.
Migration expert, statistics nerd, frequent crocheter.
Robert is passionate about issues related to immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers and their integration with Calgary. Concerned about issues related to housing, poverty and homelessness, and the rise of polarization within Alberta.
Design wizard, aspiring data scientist, dog person, 5E tempest cleric.
Emi is passionate about numbers, data, and continuous improvement. She is happiest when working with large data sets, dashboards, and lean methodologies. With over ten years of experience in finance and multimedia design, Emi looks forward to visually present the story of YYCShapers with her eye for detail and heart for design.
Problem-seeker and solver, procurement geek, creative destruction.
Jane is passionate about people – she loves meeting new people and creating strong relationships. She is happiest seeing the impact in value she brings to those around her. By day, she is the cofounder and COO of a specialized consultancy focused on strategic sourcing, procurement and category management. She has made it her mission to maximize the value her clients gain from their spend, for not only themselves but also their suppliers and customers.