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The Knowledge Society: Empowering Canada’s Youth to be ‘Unicorns’

By Yasmin Ranade
In today’s world, if a teenager identifies an interest in a tech career, to be successful in tech at a global level requires an entrepreneurial mindset. Schools have a unique opportunity to adapt to the 21st century and expose teens to new career possibilities in tech, while developing the mindsets to be successful in this new industry,

International Women’s Day: A Tech Dropout Now Helps Women Become Boss!

By Yasmin Ranade
Alessia Citro is a self-claimed ‘corporate dropout’ from tech companies like Google, Salesforce, and Houzz. As part of our International Women’s Day and #BreakTheBias editorial series, Alessia’s experience and purpose shines a spotlight on entrepreneurial women who have had dynamic tech careers but are now tapping into personal business-building aspirations instead.

National Virtual STEAM Camp Launched to Engage Canadian Teens in Tech

By Yasmin Ranade
IBM Canada, along with its ten partners, delivered its first national Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) virtual summer camp for students entering grades 7 – 12 this fall. Access was free and more than 3,000 teens participated from 9 provinces, which demonstrates a good appetite for STEM learning in Canada.

Northern Ontario Gets Virtual Incubator Platform

By Yasmin Ranade
In the long run, this program will benefit by promoting entrepreneurship in Northern Ontario (and bring revenue), establish great companies, generate employability, [and] socio-economic development of Northern Ontario that will generate a ripple effect across Canada.