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Your guide to MEDA 2017 convention keynoters

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Mark your calendar – Don’t miss this exciting line-up of keynotes!

Please plan to join us Nov 2-5 in Vancouver at MEDA's Business As a Calling Convention 2017: Building Bridges to Enduring Livelihoods. You will be challenged and inspired on timely issues near to your heart and mind as we seek to create lasting change for people living in poverty.

Here's our list of 2017 keynote speakers:

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Looking Back and Leaning Forward

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MEDA's Youth team are learning from their past work and applying it to MEDA's new youth projects. Director of Youth Economic Opportunities, Jennifer Denomy, and senior project manager, Farah Chandani, presented at MEDA's annual convention, held Nov 6-9 in Winnipeg, MB.

The term "youth" can encompass many different ages depending on who's defining it, though MEDA typically works with those 15-24 years old. Youth are also labelled the "demographic dividend" – so many are coming of age simultaneously and with this increase of youth entering the workforce, access to employment becomes a problem.

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