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Friday, February 28 • 10:30am - 11:30am
What a Baby Chimpanzee Taught Me About Making the World a Better Place

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An inspiring and uplifting session about one teacher’s eye-opening travels around the world and his relentless efforts to rescue a chimp in danger. As a a teacher Spencer realized he still had much to learn about the world, Spencer set out to explore its most dangerous areas. He traveled to Sierra Leone to volunteer in a local school, followed by trips to the West Bank, Afghanistan, and Haiti. Each time, Spencer returned home a little wiser, a little more emotionally mature, and a little more ready to give back to a world that had given him so much.

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Spencer Sekyer

Spencer Sekyer is an adventurer, philanthropist, and educator who has taught in Sierra Leone, the Dheisheh refugee camp in the West Bank, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, and Haiti. His passion is assisting children and animals in Canada and in distressed areas around the world, and his travel... Read More →


Friday February 28, 2020 10:30am - 11:30am
(Westin - Saskatchewan Room) 10135 100 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 0N7