MEET BRIAN CARWANA
Insightful. Inclusive. Informative.
Religion isn’t something we talk about – but we need to. Regardless of our own views, religion impacts our workplaces, our communities, our relationships, even our politics.
Starting these important conversations can be tricky – and that is where Brian comes in.
With 2 decades of teaching religious literacy programs from a non-sectarian perspective, Brian can help you open the door to meaningful conversations, and help you build more authentic relationships.
Drawing on his decades of engagement with these issues, Brian taps into our natural curiosity about the world around us, helps us understand and dismantle our own biases and empowers us to create more inclusive communities.
Brian has worked with organizations in major sectors including health care, police services, municipal governments, and the tech sector. As an associate with CCDI he’s delivered innovative programs to some of Canada’s most forward thinking companies.
As a speaker, panelist, facilitator and teacher, he's entertaining and engaging while also delivering meaningful content that helps move us all towards inclusivity and religious literacy.
Brian started his career as a management consultant and venture capitalist before finding another path exploring the religious, secular and spiritual identities that shape our socieities. As the Executive Director of Encounter World Religions and the man behind ReligionsGeek.com, Brian speaks to thousands of people very year about the importance of religious literacy.
Listen to Brian on CBC Metro Morning
Listen to Brian's chat with Gill Deacon on CBC's Here and Now
Listen to Brian speak with Mary Hynes on CBC Tapestry about religious literacy, the pandemic, and Discovery Week.