Tag: entrepreneurs

Young Canadian Innovators Battling Climate Change

By Yasmin Ranade
Knowledge Society (TKS) is a 10-month, global innovation program for driven and curious students aged between 13-17. Acceptance into the Calgary-born program, which is modelled after learning environments from Stanford, Harvard, and MIT, is rigorous and only those youth that want to make an impact in the world are selected

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.

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.

The Side Gig Economy in Canada

By Yasmin Ranade
Many Canadians, especially younger Canadians, are taking on entrepreneurial work in addition to their ‘regular jobs’ as a way to supplement their income. This type of work, also referred to as the gig economy, is indeed becoming more pervasive

The Power of Her Story: Tech Trailblazers

By Yasmin Ranade
The remarkable panel of tech trailblazers shared their unique stories about how they leveraged their talents to move the needle forward for women and tech.