There is immense untapped talent within youth artists. From music to visual art, the youth in communities across Canada have the potential to be change makers. Art can be an amazing vehicle for social and/or environmental change, especially when coupled with talented, passionate youth. This talk will give youth the tools to recognize artistic talent within themselves or their peers, and channel it positively.


Jamshed is a 2nd year student at Simon Fraser University in the faculty of International Studies. He lives, breathes and is inspired by the “post-cardesque” city of North Vancouver. As a lifetime lover of music, Jamshed is most happy when playing his guitar, violin and ukelele with friends. Jamshed hopes to fuze his love for music and International development into a career in the near future.