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Our Possession of the Classical Past
Panel Discussion and Q&A

Thursday March 21 at 7pm

Watson Hall, Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario

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What on Earth is Going on? is a podcast for the curious, where small talk is banned and tangents are prized. Strap yourself in for genuine dialogues with people who think deeply and are ready to tackle the big questions, such as playwright Nicolas Billon, economist Miles Corak and chemist Cathleen Crudden.

Join Ben Charland to peel back the headlines and ask, what are the forces, people and ideas that shape the human story today? Have things always been this nuts, or are they getting crazier by the day? From the Mafia to the Beaverton, from women in politics to women in leadership, from history to artificial intelligence, and from entrepreneurship in the digital age to the art of wheelchair fencing, just what on Earth is going on?

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Dec 14, 2018

People don't just get their news, entertainment and friend fixes from social media. In the digital age, there are whole universes in which to learn, shop, explore, broadcast, develop tastes and be creative -- to influence and be influenced. There is enormous space not just for individuals and enterprises to grow, but for whole new forms of business. What's happening in this brave new world?

Ben has a fun, unplifting chat with Kingston-based influencer and serial entrepreneur, Claire Bouvier.

About the Guest

Claire Bouvier's work is dedicated to the hashtag, #SpreadYourAwesome. She believes that life should be about dedicating moments of your day to creativity and curiosity.

Claire has a background of teaching, music, sports, fashion, design, travel, photography, art directing and creative design. She has dedicated the last ten years to helping women reach their full potential through the arts and entrepreneurship. Her goal is to help thousands of women around the globe become strong women, entrepreneurs and leaders in their communities.

One of Claire's newest project is a TV show. In the summer of 2018, Claire was approached by Bell Canada - Bell Fibe TV1 to create a TV Show for 2.8 million Canadians!

The TV Show is called FEiST-Y. It's about a young female entrepreneur that travels through her town interviewing other interesting entrepreneurial characters. Through her conversations she learns how they have struggled and succeeded by selling hot dog carts, winning the Olympic silver medal, becoming top 10 on the country music charts and selling out beer festivals.

Follow Claire on Instagram or visit her website.