Our programming centres on the belief that the future requires a transformed economy that is dynamic, just, sustainable, and resilient.
From our position within an academic institution, we acknowledge that we continue to benefit from oppressive systems. We desire to use this power we hold to challenge the status quo. We don’t have all the answers but believe a transformed economy will be built by community-led solutions and the redistribution of leadership.
To get there, we hold space for programs and processes to address deep-rooted societal challenges.
RADIUS is currently running social innovation lab and venture incubation programming in the following thematic areas:
The RADIUS Fellowship is a premier professional development opportunity for emerging social innovators in Canada. The Fellowship aims to create a space for self-inquiry, personal and professional development, and relationship building whereby Fellows leave with a deepened capacity to affect mindful, positive differences in the system(s) they’re working in, all while being supported by an enhanced network of collaborators.
This piece was written by: Christiana Onabola, Sean Celi, Sujata Lama, and Trisha Dulku. Edited by Xiaoyi Zhu. Header photograph: Timon Wanner. In March 2022, the RADIUS Refugee Livelihood Lab
RADIUS is a social innovation and systems change hub based out of the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University, on the unceded, traditional territories of the xwməθkwəyəm (Musqueam),