Four events you don’t want to miss in November 2021
November 4, 2021
This month, learn more about sustainability in business, what universities owe democracy, misconceptions about menopause and lessons from entrepreneurs in the fashion and lifestyle industries.
For a complete list of upcoming events, see our events page.
Check out these exciting Rotman livestreams:
November 17, 2021 | 5 to 6 p.m. EST
Runaway climate change and persistent inequality are ravaging the world and humanity. Who can help lead us to a better future? Business. On November 17, join Paul Polman and Andrew Winston as they discuss their new book Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More Than They Take (Harvard Business Review Press, Oct. 5 2021) with Rotman Professor Kenneth Corts.
November 18, 2021 | 5 to 6 p.m. EST
Universities play an indispensable role within modern democracies. But this role is often overlooked or too narrowly conceived, even by universities themselves. On November 18, Ronald J. Daniels, the president of Johns Hopkins University, shares insights from his book What Universities Owe Democracy (Johns Hopkins University Press, Oct 5, 2021), in conversation with Heather Reisman, CEO of Indigo Books and J. Robert S. Prichard, President Emeritus of the University of Toronto.
November 22, 2021 | 5 to 6 p.m. EST
Myths and misconceptions surrounding menopause are best addressed with hard facts, real science and feminism. In this follow-up to Rotman’s 2019 event “Vagina Profiteers: The Economics of the Wellness Industrial Complex” based on the #1 bestseller The Vagina Bible, Dr. Jen Gunter, a Canadian-American obstetrician and gynecologist, returns to discuss her latest book The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health with Facts and Feminism with Rotman Prof. Sarah Kaplan.
November 25, 2021 | 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Join Rotman’s annual panel discussion featuring entrepreneurs from the fashion and lifestyle industries. Moderated by Ahmad Ayyub (MBA ’13), Director, Strategy and M&A, Corus Entertainment, this year’s panelists will cover essential topics such as how they decided what business to build, designing their product or service, entering the market, battling competition, expanding their business and dealing with major crises such as the pandemic.
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