On October 20th, 2019, as a part of our Launch Wood Buffalo programming, we offered a Blockchain workshop in collaboration with Youth Computing and the Wood Buffalo Regional Innovation Network. The event was hosted at Keyano College with over 30 attendees of all ages. Representatives from Cryptochicks explained what the blockchain is and showed the … Continue reading 2019 Launch Wood Buffalo Blockchain Workshop
Returning to the High River Library in November 2019, is the exciting Engineering program, Project READesign! READesign incorporates elements of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) into a learning experience where participants use the Engineering Design Process to solve problems for characters in a story. In this session, we are reading an old favorite … Continue reading High River READesign – Fall 2019
October 11th is known as International Day of the Girl and this year we were invited to be a part of Father Patrick Mecredi High School‘s Girl Empowerment Day. 27 girls in grades 7 to 9 were invited for a day of empowerment with 6 local female mentors.
On October 9th, 2019, we traveled with the Wood Buffalo Regional Library to Janvier and Conklin to host the READesign challenge with the students at schools in those areas. We were able to serve 47 students from kindergarten to grade 6 and read 9 different books all with different problems and engineering solutions!
Our founder, D’Andre Wilson-Ihejirika, was born and raised in the Bahamas. On September 1st, 2019, Category 5 Hurricane Dorian hit the islands of the Bahamas causing devastating damage.
On July 3rd 2019, Ambassador Shefaza hosted a ‘Wormshop’ at the University of Waterloo Ecology Lab, as a part of the EnviroSTEM program. Participants learned about the anatomy of composting worms and how to make their own composting bins.