The gig economy: Friend or foe?

Episode 1

Hosts: Rumneek Johal & Carol Eugene Park
From Here Forward

Carol and Rumneek speak with Shannon Walsh, an associate professor in the Department of Film and Theater at UBC, and also a filmmaker. Her fifth and latest film is The Gig is Up. Hear about the ways the global gig economy is impacting not only the future of work, but society as a whole.

Other Episodes in this Series

Carol and Rumneek speak with Dr. Greg Dipple, a professor of Geological Sciences at UBC. His company is a recent winner of the $1 Million X Prize backed by the Elon Musk Foundation, funding breakthroughs on the world’s most pressing problems. Learn about his approach that uses mining waste for carbon capture. 

From Here Forward shares stories and ideas about amazing things UBC and its alumni are doing around the world. It covers people and places, truths, science, art and accomplishments with the view that sharing better inspires better. Join hosts Carol Eugene Park and Rumneek Johal, both UBC School of Journalism grads, in exploring solutions for the negative stuff out there – focussing on the good for a change, from here forward.