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We Need More Women in Aerospace

Doina Oncel | Posted 02.22.2014 | Canada
Doina Oncel

There is no doubt that raising awareness on issues such as STEM, particularly Engineering and Aerospace fields in Canada is a valuable experience to o...

A Passion For Connecting Women in Engineering and Geoscience

Doina Oncel | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Impact
Doina Oncel

As a woman involved in supporting girls and young women's growth in an industry known as being dominated by men, I understand the power of collaboration and support from other women.

Tomorrow's Einsteins Are Playing in the Key of G(enius)

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Living
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Researchers at Michigan State University just published a study drawing a strong line between creative arts and scientific acumen. The researchers found that, of 82 students who had graduated from science, technology, engineering and math programs at MSU's elite Honours College, 93 per cent had music training at some point in their lives.

Where Are All the Women in Mining?

G(irls)20 | Posted 10.13.2013 | Canada Impact
G(irls)20

The reality is that mining is no longer about brute strength and pickaxes. It is now one of the most technologically advanced industries in the world. And as an industry that is currently pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we should be appealing to young women everywhere to become involved.

Influencing Young Women Through Math

Doina Oncel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Canada
Doina Oncel

There is something to be said about women who are meant to influence: they are doing it even when we least expect it. As women, we influence everyone ...

What I Would Change About Arts Education in Canada

Karen Kain | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada Living
Karen Kain

2013-06-21-blog_canada_day_v02.gif If I could change one thing about Canada, it would be to place a greater emphasis on the study and practice of arts education at every level. There is a widespread presumption that schools nowadays must focus almost exclusively on science, technology, engineering and mathematics if students are to be properly prepared to face the future.

Technology's Missing Growth Driver: Women

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada Impact
G(irls)20

2013-06-12-blog_girls_20_summit_v01A.png With the dramatic growth of mobile phones and the Internet, opportunities for professionals and entrepreneurs in the computing field have outpaced most other sectors. Yet, around the world, women remain a small minority.

How Do We Advance Women in STEM?

Doina Oncel | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada Impact
Doina Oncel

We need to start focusing on investing in the education of the next generation of women. Times change and so do behaviours. People from our generation feel as though they have the responsibility to change how opportunities are presented and make sure that fairness is given to all that follow.

A Call For More Female Mentors

Doina Oncel | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada Impact
Doina Oncel

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is an important factor to our society. Girls' accomplishments in STEM are created by the quality of female leaders around them. Once young girls see themselves as successful as the leaders before them they will believe in the potential for academic growth therefore a positive outcome will result out of it.