On December 16th, 2020 we hosted a special general meeting to provide our stakeholders with a recap of all of the amazing programs and events we were able to complete virtually in the second half of 2020. We also welcomed a number of new Ambassadors and a new board member, Milanyila (Mia) Vargas! We are … Continue reading December 2020 – Special General Meeting
2020 Launch Wood Buffalo and Community Code Day
Our Annual events in partnership with the Wood Buffalo Regional Innovation Network and Youth Computing took place virtually this year. Launch Wood Buffalo was Saturday October 17th and Community Code Day took place on Saturday Nov 28th and Sunday Nov 29th, with a number of workshops leading up the hackathon.
Financial Literacy for Kids
On Saturday November 21st in collaboration with FEM (Female Earning More) we hosted a financial literacy workshop as a part of our STEMtrepreneur initiative. We had over 60 registered attendees for the event and they learned the basics of budgeting, saving, investing, payments and revenue streams! Some of the participants even had their own business … Continue reading Financial Literacy for Kids
Careers in STEM Conference – 2020
Taking advantage of virtual programming, we launched a new event this year, the Careers in STEM Conference – Highlighting Women in STEM! This full day conference took place on October 25th and highlighted women in various STEM fields and invited high school girls from across Canada and the globe to participate in a series of … Continue reading Careers in STEM Conference – 2020
2020 Operation SMART
One our longest standing programs in collaboration with Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta had a bit of a change this year as we switched to virtual and hybrid programming. We also incorporated a new addition called Reaching SMART, specifically targeting girls in rural areas.
2020 Biomimicry Weekend
As a part of our EnviroSTEM initiative we hosted our first ever virtual Biomimicry weekend on October 17th and 18th, combining environmental science and innovation! The session had over 40 registered participants from all across Canada as well the USA and UK and other parts of the globe.