March 18, 2020 2 pm – 6 pm
BMO Financial Group Conference Centre (aka Manor Ballroom).

March 18, 2020, 2PM – 6PM

Hosted by:
To be announced


Christine Dikongue – United Nations Association Canada, Youth Program Director. BA Economics 2014, Glendon.

• 2 PM – 2:15 PM: Opening Remarks (Manor Ballroom)

• 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM: Student Research Leaders – Presentations (Manor Ballroom)

• 3:15 PM to 3:30 PM: Snacks and refreshments

• 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM: Breakout Sessions.

o Breakout 1: Women and leadership. Speaker – Alison Stewart, Director of Strategic Partnership, Glendon. B.A in French Studies (Trent University); candidate for the Master’s in Public Policy, Administration and Law at York University.

o Breakout 2: ‘The mandala practice for self-care’ – Emma JM. Ates, RP, RCAT, DTATI.

o Breakout 3: Climate Action. Speaker – Nicole Arsenault, Program Director, Sustainability. BA Multidisciplinary Studies 1999, Glendon.

o Breakout 4: 3 PM – 4:30 PM, Bilingualism. Showing of Document Bi* – Bilinguisme, la grande utopie canadienne (52 minutes) + Discussion sur le sujet avec le réalisateur et l’animateur (après)

• 4:45 PM – 5:30 PM: Keynote Speech

• 5:30 PM: Networking and winner announcements

Leadership at Glendon:

Glendon College strives to be at the cutting edge of leadership initiatives and personal development, the leadership summit is a demonstration of that effort. There are many issues facing our world today from climate change to socio-economic challenges, but it is up to us as leaders to recognize these and decide on courses of action to transcend them. All action starts at the individual level where reflection and passion spark the initiative to act and create a movement to accomplish positive change in our communities. Glendon’s flagship Leadership Summit is an event that seeks to bring together all community members with the intention of creating actionable plans that we can implement. The summit aims to establish that leadership goes beyond a title or position and is instead “a value-based process concerned with effecting change on behalf of others and society” (Komives & Wagner, 2017, p. xii).


• Women and leadership
• Health and wellbeing
• Climate action
• Bilingualism


• Bring together members that make up the Glendon community including students, staff, and faculty to discuss pertinent matters
• Cultivate a vibrant leadership culture through a flagship event and connect Glendon to the leaders of communities nearby
• Provide a platform that highlights students taking leadership initiatives and gives them the opportunity to share their ideas for dealing with present issues such as sustainability and the climate crisis
• Identify resources available to support students taking positive action to develop themselves to achieve their goals
• Inspire students to reflect on their leadership stories, their communities and how they can contribute to positive change to develop a stronger sense of purpose
• Give students the opportunity to network with other individuals and cultivate the spirit of collaboration

Why attend:

• Empower your community
You can have a big impact when you act with the intention of contribution. At the Summit, you will participate in developing and implementing sustainable practices in our Glendon community.

• Take your leadership to the next level
At the summit, you will be able to accept your innate power and find ways of developing it. You will also have an opportunity to connect with a coach and mentor to help you grow!

• Find your voice, speak for your cause and be heard
We encourage students to stand out, share their stories, and how that fuels the passion for the contribution they want to make and the cause they want to make it for. The summit will be a way to practice your public speaking and overall communication skills.

• Develop your leadership story
Reflect on your self-development journey so far: how did you get to where they are today and how does that influence where you are heading tomorrow? How do you feel about the gap of where you want to be versus where you are now, and what are you doing about it?

• Network with like-minded individuals
Meet other individuals looking to make an impact and realize the value of groups. Learn the collaboration process and how to game plan as a group.

Summit FAQs

 Yes, you must RSVP by March 4th, 2020. To register, click here.

Yes! It’s 100% worth attending! You’ll learn new skills and information that will evidently help you!

Always communicate with your professors. It’s ok if you can’t make it to the whole event, it was designed so that you could participate at any section, look at the schedule to see where you would want to attend and let us know in the form.

Yes, the event is free, but don’t forget to RSVP! (Yes, because who doesn’t love a good free event!)

No, there’s no formal dress code, come as you are.