About Us

 

THE TEAM
We are a two person team here at the Atelier!

Comprised of one full-time General Director and a part-time Communications Agent we channel our energies into ensuring this space is both functional and engaging for members developing their projects.

Fernanda Gutierrez
General Director

 

Melissa Sinfield
Communications Agent

 

THE BOARD
Our Board is comprised of 7 administrators and 1 intern

Jamel Stambouli
Board President

 

Amanda Wilson
Treasurer

Jonathan Durand Folco
Board Member

Ethel Côté
Board Member

Stephane Pressault  
Board Member

 

Julie Paquette 
Board Member

Guido Niyokwizigira
Board Member

Carlos Mondragon
Intern

 

THE FOUNDERS

Philippe Dufort

 

Simon 
Trembley-Pepin

Anahi
Morales-Hudon

 

Jonathan
Durand Folco
 

 

 

OUR MISSION, VISION, & VALUES

The Atelier welcomes organizations, community groups, and individuals that have innovative projects and careers. Partnered with Saint Paul University and the Élisabeth-Bruyère School of Social Innovation, we offer a connection that bridges between academics and community life, generating a dynamic space that will encourage the exchange of innovative ideas and new practices.

MISSION

The Atelier aims to offer a collaborative work space to be used for training, the transmission of knowledge, and to support initiatives, organizations and socially innovative enterprises.

VISION

Communities that are committed to innovation and social transformation.

VALUES


OBJECTIVES

 

  • To welcome and support socially innovative projects from the incubation and start-up stages
  • To reinforce projects that respond to the needs of their communities in an original, concrete, and innovative way
  • To promote initiatives that aim to counter inequality and poverty in an efficient and sustainable way 
  • To support initiatives targeting French speakers, new immigrants and First Nations 
  • To converge initiatives in innovation with research projects
  • To facilitate the exchange and dissemination of practices and knowledge

 

 

 

OUR PARTNERS