Founder, Unity Charity
Michael Prosserman is a professional speaker, teacher, coach, consultant and Bboy. Michael founded Unity Charity (www.unitycharity.com), an organization using Hip Hop to improve youth mental health. Michael built Unity from the ground up over 15 years. By high school, Michael was accepted in Cirque Du Soleil. Michael grew Unity from a group of volunteers to over 80 paid staff having an impact on the lives of over 250,000 youth. Michael has worked with over 300 groups internationally from Canada to Italy to Asia to the Arctic. Michael has been featured in over 60 major media outlets including Maclean’s, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail & CBC. Michael is the CEO of EPIC Leadership xChange (www.piecez.ca/xchange), a firm focused on supporting social leaders to grow and thrive. Michael specializes in leader succession, team culture, fundraising and organizational development.
Mike will share his personal story of growing an organization he founded over 15 years (Unity Charity) and transitioning out on a high note. He will discuss opportunities, challenges and strategies that helped Mike through this major career transition. Mike will present a framework for support, reflection and planning for healthy, long time leadership transitions and planned succession.
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