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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When 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 (EDI) because it is…
For 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 and non-binary…
The 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, urbanization to…
Making inroads for college researchers amidst Canada's university-dominated research and innovation landscape often feels like climbing uphill in mud. This feeling persisted long before the pandemic…
As 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 everything we do – from…
The 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 and a short-term…
When George Floyd was murdered by police one year ago, it brought the realities of anti-Black racism into stark focus for many people. However, for those of us in the Black community, his death was…
When it comes to student success, what happens in class is just one piece of the puzzle. College students are influenced by the entirety of their environment – including physical, technological,…
When the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a mass exodus from local workplaces last March, few of us could’ve imagined that we’d still be working remotely a year later. Remote working went from a rarity to…
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations in virtually every sector have needed to adapt and pivot, implementing new practices and technologies to support their sustainability and growth. This…