150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM #CanWomenSTEM150

By Doina Oncel on February 11, 2017 under CanWomenSTEM150 Engineering Math Mathematics Science Technology

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Date: February 10, 2017

 

hEr VOLUTION PRESENTS 150 DAYS OF CANADIAN WOMEN IN STEM

To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, hEr VOLUTION focuses on celebrating
Canadian Women in STEM

 

150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM is the first-of-its-kind initiative focusing on celebrating Canadian Women in STEM, via Social Media. We will commit to bringing awareness to the achievements accomplished by the “hidden figures” in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields in Canada.READ MORE

#STEMSpark: Aisha Addo puts women in the driver’s seat in a female only ride-sharing service, #DriveHER

By Wendy Jacob on November 7, 2016 under STEM Spark Technology

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“Do your best, be your best, and love yourself.” — Aisha Addo

Aisha Addo is the creative of DriveHER, a new ride-sharing service staffed by female drivers for female passengers. “There’s a message of empowerment of women at the wheel,”  Aisha explains. “So symbolically I like that.” She is also the founder of  a non-profit mentoring organization targeted at girls from the African diaspora in the Greater Toronto area.READ MORE

#STEMSpark: Meet Carolyn Van, A Shi(f)t Disturber And A Passionate Leader For Women In #STEM

By Doina Oncel on June 8, 2015 under featured STEM Spark Technology

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Photo credit: Rosa Park at White Lioness Media 

Carolyn Van is a shi(f)t disturber, marketer, strategic communications specialist and growth hacker. She solves problems with design, technology and communication-based solutions and has been a trusted advisor and educator to many from post-secondary students to senior level managers and startups to large corporations. Combined with her knowledge and expertise, Carolyn’s digital presence, influence and deep relationships in the startup, technology, interactive media and design and investment communities make Carolyn a strong ally for organizations who are looking to innovate and grow. She is a sought after educator, advisor, speaker and facilitator in the areas of digital media, Women in S.T.E.M, leadership, startups, technology and innovation.

Carolyn’s technology and entrepreneurial accolades, experience and knowledge have earned her nominations for RBC’s Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards and she has been recognized on various public outlets including CTV News, Global Entrepreneurship Week, The Globe and Mail and The Financial Post. READ MORE