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Safe Space with Francesco Lombardo

Jan 9, 2019

Mitch Kurylowicz currently runs a boutique consulting firm called MAKE LUCK HISTORY; a Canadian consulting shop aiming to close the gap on some of the biggest dividers of the human species through strategic and integrated solutions. Mitch works with private firms, non-profits and families to show them why corporate social responsibility and philanthropic giving can create positive impact and positive returns simultaneously. 

He is also the founder of Project Jenga; a Canadian group raising money for secondary education in Kenya with the WE Movement. Project Jenga opened its first high school in January 2017, with over $1 million CAD raised and thousands of lives impacted across Canada and east Africa. 

Mitch is listed on The Speakers Bureau of Canada, has given two TEDx talks, and two WE Day talks. For his efforts, Mitch has been recognized nationally in Canada by the Governor General’s Sovereign’s Medal and globally by the Mandela Legacy Award. 

Mitch currently sits on the board of directors and governance committee of The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, and is an advisor and planning committee member of Rainmaker Enterprise. He formerly sat on the Board of WE.

What you'll learn in this episode:

  • What is project jenga
  • Why caring should be your driving force
  • How do we close the gap in this world
  • Why we should give back