May 14, 2012: Roots of Empathy research symposium – Toronto, ON

Recognized in 2011 as the top social innovation in Canada by the Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation, Roots of Empathy continues to be a leader in understanding social-emotional development. On May 14-16, Roots of Empathy will bring together 18 leading experts to present their research on neuroscience and social-emotional development, empathy and gender binary, and research on the Roots of Empathy program.


The research symposium will provide a forum for experts to discuss a decade of research, and begin looking ahead to the next 10 years of study on the effects of the Roots of Empathy program on social-emotional development. Together, with Roots of Empathy, experts will determine what the new questions are, and how findings will be measured.