FIRST Robotics Canada is proud to collaborate with corporate executives, educational institutional leaders, and passionate individuals who all believe in success for, and inclusion and acceptance of, girls and young women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
The Girls in STEM Executive Advisory Council will offer insight and oversight that will help us break down the barriers of girls in STEM, encourage girls and young women to become innovative and successful leaders of the future, and build the foundation for systematic change for acceptance and inclusion of girls in STEM.
Contact us to hear about our initiatives, including:
1. Dads for Daughters in STEM Campaign – Ask the Council to present at your corporate workplace to raise awareness and education about the importance of male champions on girls and young women in STEM. To find out more information about this campaign, click here.
2. Allyship Resources and Guide – Find out how you can encourage allyship and positive spaces through our resources. Applicable to schools, communities and workplaces.
3. Speaker Blog Series – Various in-person and online speaker series and brainstorming with like-minded individuals who want to make a difference.
Girls in STEM Executive Advisory Council Members
Associate Director, Engineering Outreach Office
University of Toronto, Faculty of Engineering
Chair of the Board of Directors at FIRST Robotics Canada
Former Head of School at St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School
Vice President and Investment Counsellor
RBC Wealth Management – PH&N Investment Counsel
Dr. Sheryl Staub French
Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Goldcorp Professor for Women in Engineering at UBC
Dr. Imogen Coe: Change the Numbers
The Legendary Girls in FIRST Weekend Event
The Voices of Girls in FIRST Robotics Canada
FIRST Robotics Canada on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
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