Designing the Future: Getting Kids Excited about Engineering

Design Your Future

This past Monday I was pleased to host 300 or so grade 7 and 8 students at the Waterloo on behalf of NEM Ontario and Shad Valley. The event in question, called “Design Your Future” was a day filled …

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National Engineering Month: Examining the Stereotypes

Engineering Careers

tie poster National Engineering Month: Examining the Stereotypes

NEM 2012. We’re in the home stretch. It’s been a busy month across the province, and it’s been no exception in Waterloo Region. One of our top goals this year, for NEM Ontario, was to start re-branding the profession …

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International Women’s Day: Let’s Support our Women in Tech


Originally posted at Communitech.

Today is International Women’s Day. This means many things to many people, both celebrating women and their accomplishments and highlighting inequities that need to be reversed. I don’t need to reiterate the dialogue here – …

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