Media bio

Dr. Joe Kelly is an author, educator, and innovator in sustainability and social change. He teaches university courses and corporate workshops on how to think and act like a change-maker, has authored numerous articles in mainstream media and academic journals, and has presented to audiences around the globe.

Since 2009, Joe has served on the Faculty of Global and Community Studies at Capilano University in Vancouver, Canada. He holds a doctoral degree in resource and environmental management, and bachelor and master’s degrees in statistics.

Also, in 2009, Joe co-founded a successful web-based software company, Gobi Carbon Management Solutions, which provides carbon accounting systems to businesses in North America. It was acquired in 2013.

Personally, Joe is actively involved in community service and has led several volunteer committees and initiatives. Of note, he is the founder of the Project Change Foundation, a public foundation and registered charity that invests time and money in Canadian change makers who are endeavouring to make the world a better place.

Determined to walk the talk, Joe recently completed a yearlong challenge to make a positive difference in the world, everyday for a year. On his blog, he shares practical strategies, resources and inspiration to help readers create positive change in life, in work, and in their community.

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