The YTL Leaders Lounge is the webinar series for alumni, members of current cohorts, and other interested young professionals hosted by the Young Transatlantic Leadership Initiative. The webinars give the opportunity to connect with interesting people and to learn about leadership skills, personal development, and transatlantic relations. Our speakers share their experience and discuss current topics, leadership skills and what the next generation of leaders need to know. Each webinar is open to the general audience. The link to the next webinars can be found below, on our social media accounts, or in our monthly newsletter. The series was started in May 2020 with a conversation between Yasir Naqvi, CEO of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, and the YTL19 and YTL20 classes hosted by Robin Arens. All public webinars are recorded and will be accessible after the date.

Next webinars

We will continue our webinar series with Michael Alberg-Seberich and Lisa Lalande on January 28 at 6.30 pm (CEST) / 12.30 pm (EDT) / 9.30 am (PDT).

Michael is managing partner at Wider Sense, a consulting firm based in Berlin, and the author of the book "The Corporate Social Mind: How Companies Lead Social Change from the Inside Out". Lisa is CEO of the Century Initiative which stands up for a more diversified leadership culture in Canada.

"Business as a whole, from research and innovation to marketing, can drive positive social change in society when it is integrated into the way we work." We will talk about what this means in practice and Michael will share some of the stories from his book. As a member of the Canada Meets Germany Alumni Forum e.V., Michael will also share his experience in Canada and his view on leadership.

You can register to the webinar by using the following link.

Past webinars

10th of December - Robert Hardt Founder, Robert Hardt & Partners, former General Partner at Next47

26th of November - Melloney Campbell Founder Startup Canada

2nd of November - Greg Fergus - Canadian House of Commons, Manuel Höferlin German Federal Parliament,

Victoria Lennox Startup Canada: "Designing an inclusive digital future: A German-Canadian exchange"

in cooperation with Goethe Institute Montreal, ThinkYoung and CJE NDG, funded by the European Union

24th of September - Sotirios Kotoulas Sotirios Corp

27th of August - Colette O'Hara Chief Strategy Officer at SaltWire Network

30th of July - Florian Kling, Mayor of the city Calw, located in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

1st of July - Scott Young, former Director of Ideas & Insights at the Institute for Canadian Citizenship

4th of June - Kyle Matthews, Executive Director at the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

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