Inspiration from small moments: how do brief moments in our lives inspire us, change us or generate new meaning?
Maria Turnbull worked in London and completed her MBA at INSEAD in France and Singapore prior to joining Vantage Point’s team in 2006. Rooted in the not-for-profit sector through numerous leadership roles with the British and Canadian Red Cross Societies, OXFAM and Amnesty International, Maria loves collaborating and exploring partnerships in her role as associate executive director at Vantage Point. She strongly believes that citizens have the greatest potential for positive change in the community through the not-for-profit sector. Maria has settled on Bowen Island with her husband and two little boys. When she isn't travelling, Maria relaxes by skiing, hiking and sailing with her family.
About the Philosophers' Café
Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.