Earlier this summer, Lee St James was interviewed by Lynn Fergusson, partner and co-founder of Social Impact Advisors. This podcast was released on September 2, 2021. Lee shares the story of how Social Robots was founded and the success of some recent pilot studies. Mindy clearly provides a positive social impact on residents and staff at retirement homes and long-term care facilities! Lee also discusses what’s next for Mindy. We invite you to listen in to their conversation and subscribe to these enjoyable podcasts for more inspiring stories!
“…the point of this is to help people communicate with each other, using the robot as a support…”
Lee St James
Impact Conversations is a podcast series about how bold change-makers are making a social impact. Sally Fazal and Lynn Fergusson talk to a wide variety of nonprofit leaders, philanthropists, funders, social entrepreneurs, and environmental innovators about their big goals and how they’re reaching them.
ABOUT LYNN FERGUSSON: Lynn is a partner and co-founder of Social Impact Advisors. She leverages her strong corporate foundation from 16 years in various leadership roles at GE. As a result, she approaches her work from a strategic and data-driven perspective, with the end in mind. Lynn holds a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Business Administration from Ivey, an MBA from Schulich, and a Certificate in Adult Training & Development from OISE (University of Toronto). Lynn also teaches an experiential course at the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, in Strategic Philanthropy & Leadership. https://socialimpactadvisors.ca/services/