Happy 4th for us! We made it this far!

By Doina Oncel on February 14, 2017 under Success

4th anniversary

 

Today is a VERY special day for all of us at hEr VOLUTION and for women in #STEM in Canada, we celebrate our 4th anniversary. Yes, that’s right, 4 years of achievements and still going strong.

Some of the things we have achieved: are:

  • Facilitated over 15 workshops GTA-wide from Scarborough to Milton.

  • Facilitated 3 summer tech camps for girls in partnership with Mozilla, Toronto Reference Library, People and Code and Salesforce.

  • Served over 1000 kids and young women

  • Partnered with over 25 key stakeholders.

  • Featured over 17 women in STEM on our #STEMSpark project.

  • Secured funding from Ontario Trillium Foundation to launch our hEr VOLUTION Think Tank Accelerator Program designed to intersect young women to technology, math & financial literacy in an entrepreneurial setting.

  • Trained & mentored over 50 volunteers so far.

  • Became an official mentoring

    organization

    for Women in Aerospace Canada

  • Speaking at various events, symposiums, panels, conferences and Lunch & Learns.

  • Official STEM & Non-profit

    organization

    representing women in STEM at 2016 Summit on Talent and Skills in the New Economy.

  • Nominated by Thrive in Canada & Women of Influence

  • Featured on various media platforms such as print, online & radio interviews

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Some plans that we have for the future:

  • We intend to have 50 young women successfully complete #HVThinkTank program by 2020

  • Increase the number of STEM workshops in the GTA and Canada.

  • Incorporate various STEM camps for girls * Strengthen existing partnerships and form new ones

  • Focusing on continuing to highlight women in STEM via #STEMSpark & #CanWomenSTEM150 projects

  • Become an official charity

  • Increase our fundraising efforts to become a sustainable while employing more youth

Last but not least, a HUGE thank you is in order for everyone who has had a part of making our organization a success so far, BOD, volunteers, partners and supporters, young women who joined us for workshops and events.

Thank you to our funding partners: Ontario Trillium Foundation, Salesforce Foundation & Leacross Foundation.

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Thank YOU for your support so far!

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