Tag: STEM Skills

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.

BlackBerry and Canadian Girl Guides Succeed in Cybersecurity Program

By Yasmin Ranade
To mark International Women’s Day, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada (GGC) and BlackBerry Limited today announced the success of their joint cybersecurity skills-based program. With the cybersecurity industry facing a significant talent – and gender gap – a big part of the program’s aim was to ‘spark’ cybersecurity interest at a young age.