Thought Leadership at George Brown

Our thought leaders from across George Brown College offer their first-person perspective and expertise on the major trends, disruptors and influences happening at the college, in post-secondary education and in the world around us.

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We are in the midst of an energy revolution. By 2030, the International Energy Agency expects there will be 145 million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road globally. But where are the charging…
By Kizzy RodneyIn a recent meeting I attended, a senior leader referred to the pursuit of education as “a transformative process for human development.” I immediately asked myself, if we…
This month marks the first anniversary of Dr. Gervan Fearon joining George Brown College as President. To commemorate this milestone, he shares his reflections on his first year on the job…
By Jason InnissAs a chef and culinary arts professor at George Brown College, I design and teach culinary demos, culinary labs, and sustainability, leadership, and entrepreneurship theory…
By Dr. Gervan FearonWhen we talk about creating more inclusive workplaces, this effort is most often framed as a moral imperative. In other words, we should strive for equity, diversity and inclusion…
By Genevieve WeigelFor generations, sexual violence has been positioned as a women’s issue, with prevention and education work mainly directed toward women and girls.We know that women, girls, trans…
By Dr. Gervan FearonThe COVID-19 pandemic has radically transformed the nature of work and learning, but if you think the big changes are over, think again. From climate change to digital disruption…
By Dr. Krista HolmesMaking inroads for college researchers amidst Canada's university-dominated research and innovation landscape often feels like climbing uphill in mud. This feeling persisted long…
By Nadia RichardsAs George Brown College’s Manager of Anti-Racism Integration and a member of the Anti-Racism and Equity Advisory Committee, I am committed to helping infuse anti-racism into…
By Shannon HynesThe irony is not lost on me that whenever I sit down to work on this piece about long-term, strategic thinking, my time is gobbled up by something that requires immediate attention…