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Redbird – ICUBE Indigenous Program Focus Group – Student

January 28, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - February 5, 2021 @ 7:30 pm

Redbird – ICUBE Indigenous Program Focus Group

ICUBE at University of Toronto and Redbird Circle Inc. are partnering to develop an entrepreneurship/business training program with an Indigenous lens for Indigenous students. At this time, we are engaging Indigenous students and alumni to receive your feedback and advise that will inform the design of the program. Our goal is to co-develop a program that supports Indigenous people who want to lead sustainable change in their own communities.

For your participation, you will receive a $20 Gift Certificate.

About Redbird Circle Inc.

At Redbird Circle Inc, we empower Indigenous Governments and their People by merging Indigenous Knowledge, entrepreneurship and innovative learning approaches. Through strategic post-secondary partnerships, we offer multiple (virtual) courses on leadership, business creation, innovation, strategy and investment through an Indigenous lens. Here is more about the founding team:

Jonathon Araujo Redbird is of European & Odawa Ojibway ancestry has created a lifestyle of balancing the duality of the world. Jonathon has been an entrepreneur for 17 years developing internal and external skills in human and financial development. Jonathon has visited over 220 Indigenous communities across Mother Earth teaching the pathway to obtaining Knowledge while develop his own practise of Financial Advising, Real Estate Development, and Venture Capital. In recent news, Jonathon has been involved with UAV Delivery Technologies, the full span of Cannabis and the development of an Indigenous Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ICIE). To learn more please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathonaraujoredbird/.

Christina Tachtampa is a settler in Turtle Island and is currently living in Xeni Gweti’in First Nations, British Columbia. She has over 10 years in curriculum and instructional design with a focus on social entrepreneurship and innovation. In recent news, Christina launched a global youth incubator with WE, empowering over 1 million youth across Canada, UK, US and Trinidad & Tobago to tackle social issues through social entrepreneurship. To learn more please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christina-tachtampa/.

ICUBE is the place for social entrepreneurship at University of Toronto. We offer coworking space, resources, programs, workshops and events for people who are changing the world. If you want to make a difference, ICUBE is here to help you make it.


January 28, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
February 5, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
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Indigenous business training program created by RedBird Circle Inc. in partnership with UofT Libraries, ICUBE UTM and The Bridge at UTSC

An experiential learning program that follows the school 3 semesters schedule, for anyone with a great idea who wants to make it happen.

A boutique-style remote program to support your business development and help you grow through one-on-one support. This program is open all year.

A student-led creative studio with intends to serve the prototyping and design needs of our ventures and small businesses in our community.

This 2-day retreat is designed to help you reflect on your journey, what drives you, all the hats you wear and what is next for you and your social enterprise.