Samantha Kappagoda was invited to speak at the University of Toronto annual Next Steps Conference on January 26, 2019. She spoke on a panel entitled Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Next Steps Conference offers University of Toronto students and recent graduates with insights into professional development, career growth and network building in various areas and sectors.
Samantha Kappagoda is Chief Economist and Co-Founder of Risk Economics. She earned an M.A. in Economics with concentrations in Industrial Organization and Monetary Economics from the University of Toronto, where she was a Massey College Junior Fellow and awarded the Ontario Graduate Scholarship.
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