Jason Ribeiro is a Ph.D. Candidate specializing in Leadership, Policy, and Governance studies at the University of Calgary. He is an active member of the international academic community and has taught over 500 university students, written 12 scholarly works, delivered over 20 national/international conference presentations, and received over $180,000 in competitive funding. His current interdisciplinary research (funded by a prestigious SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship) aims to assist organizational leaders in shaping, leading, and sustaining innovation efforts in cross-sector partnerships.

In 2015, Jason obtained an M.Ed. Administration and Leadership in Education from Brock University. He also holds a Professional Management Certificate from the Goodman School of Business and undergraduate degrees in History and Religious Studies from McMaster University and Intermediate/Senior Education from York University. Jason has utilized his multidisciplinary background to work on economic and social policy at both the municipal and provincial levels. He is a regular commentator on CBC weighing in on civic, national, and international affairs. As a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, Young Diplomats of Canada Ambassador, and United Nations Association in Canada Peer Leader, Jason has represented Calgary, Alberta, and Canada on the world stage and is committed to improving the lives and wellbeing of communities around the world. Read full CV