Vickie is an internationally acclaimed social entrepreneur.
She is a Rockefeller Next Century Innovator, winner of the Meritorious Service Medal of Canada and a recipient of the 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her work in the field.
After establishing PLAN, a Canadian advocacy organisation for families caring for someone with a disability, and the Family Support Institute, she was named as one of Canada's 100 most powerful women.
Vickie writes and speaks internationally on social networks, organizational transformation and scaling social innovation.
Vickie talked about why she thinks we need a whole new approach to care.
She presented her ideas on how we can use technology to organise and activate a network model of care. And she also shared some of her stories from life as an entrepreneur.
Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive Officer of Nesta, interviewed Vickie followed by questions from the audience.