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The World Economic Forum’s Ottawa Global Shapers, a community of young leaders who use their entrepreneurial drive to make a positive contribution to their communities, will be joined by local business leaders, social entrepreneurs and politicians to celebrate the 2nd Annual Global Dignity Day fundraiser at Ottawa’s City Hall.

Keynote speaker:
Peggy Taillon, CEO of the Canadian Council on Social Development.

Also in attendance:
Mathieu Fleury, City Councillor; Giovanna Mingarelli, Country Chair, Global Dignity Canada.

October 15, 2013

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Ottawa City Hall, Councillor’s Lounge
110 Laurier Ave W.

Light refreshments will be served.

About Global Dignity Day:

Global Dignity (GD) is an independent, non-political organization focused on empowering individuals with the concept that every human being has the universal right to lead a dignified life. Among those supporting this year’s cause nationally are: Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. John Baird; Health Minister, the Hon. Rona Ambrose; Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau; Deputy Leader of the New Democratic Party, Megan Leslie; Senator Yonah Martin, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate; youth role models Jennifer Cloutier (Ottawa) and Innosar Issarkiark (Arviat) to name a few. For more details, please

About the Global Shapers:

The Global Shapers Community is a worldwide network of over 2,700 individuals organized in 265 Hubs. It is developed and led by promising young leaders who want to build on their achievements and entrepreneurial drive to make a positive contribution to their communities. It is an initiative of the World Economic Forum and is independent, neutral, non-political and not-for-profit. For more details, please