The 2017 SHAD program was our largest ever, with 800 incredible youth graduating from our STEAM-based entrepreneurial program to become SHAD Fellows for life.
It's a glimpse of what's to come for this awesome SHAD community.
We've been building profile for SHAD as we launch our growth-and-inclusiveness strategy. (Spoiler alert: we're doubling in size. Read on.)
As we reconnect with you through this occasional newsletter, I just want to thank you for making SHAD a part of your life - whether as a SHAD yourself, as a parent, a policymaker, teacher, donor, or a university partner. You're the reason we can offer life-changing experiences to Canadian youth.
On May 15, SHAD welcomed Governor General David Johnston, Ontario Education Minister Mitzie Hunter, and Ryerson University President Mohamed Lachemi to launch our newest program - SHAD's first in the GTA.
They say you're as good as the advice you're getting, and if that's true, Prime Minister Trudeau is in good hands. Three of the twenty-six members of Canada's new Prime Minister's Youth Advisory Council are SHAD Fellows.
Women - the solution to Canada's innovation crisis. SHAD will be part of the Canadian Science Panel Conference in November which focuses on how Canada can equip and empower Women in STEM to aid in innovation over the next 50 years