Tag: STEM

Students Help Montreal Start-up Develop Breakthrough Tech to Convert Energy From Light

By Yasmin Ranade
Laval-based WattByWatt has developed breakthrough technology to convert light to energy, which could disrupt how we power everyday electronics. Potential applications for the novel energy system range from charging cell phones or Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, to powering the beacons and smart RFID tags found on items in the supermarket, to charging outdoor cameras or household WiFi networks.

Dreamer Day Fest Lighting a Career Spark for Girls: STEAM, Trades and Entrepreneurship

By Yasmin Ranade
The Dreamer Day Fest 2022 will run from October 4 – 5, 2022 at the Enercare Centre – Exhibition Place in Toronto. This event will include keynote addresses from high-profile women who are leaders in their fields, including STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), skilled trades, emergency response, entrepreneurship, and leadership.

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,

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