About Us

We are an educator, content creator & disseminator. We connect, convene, and support social innovation. 

As a registered charity, we are committed to listening to what Canadian social innovators are looking for. We want to help social innovators see their visions through, for people and planet first, so we can all share in a better world.

Tonya Surman

Tonya Surman

Consulting Executive Director

One of Canada’s leading social entrepreneurs and innovators. Actively seeks models that harness collaboration and spaces to accelerate systems change.

Joshua Cubista

Joshua Cubista

Dean, Social Innovation Institute

Experiential designer and facilitator. Engages learning pathways and co-creates toolkits and best practice resources for social innovation and systems change.

Board of Directors

The Social Innovation Institute Board of Directors is made up of Michael Alberg-Seberich, Robin Cory, Tim Draimin, Noura Kamel, Amanuel Melles, Joshua Morry, Andrea Nemtin, Darcy Riddell, Marilyn Struthers, Rizwan Tufail, and Ben Weinlick.