One bead at a time: Shad alum talks business, Indigenous culture, and connection

Shad2021 Azaria shares how her beading business connected her to a supportive community in Saskatchewan, her First Nations roots —and eventually to like-minded peers across the country during the Shad program.

Exploring mentorship and design thinking at Shad

Design thinking, mentorship, teamwork. Get a glimpse of our signature real-world design challenge and discover the building blocks that turn ideas into solutions, strangers into teammates, and Shads into innovators.

Design challenge spotlight: Three innovative solutions from teams across Canada

Curious about this year’s real-world design challenge solutions? From an eco-friendly fertilizer to an educational app to a liquid waste absorbing tablet, three Shad teams shared their innovative ideas with us.

Three Shad alumni awarded for giving back to their communities

Mira Buckle, Mehak Dhaliwal, and Jaden Lawen are all 2021 recipients of the TD Scholarship for Community Leadership.

A day @ Shad2021

Each day at Shad brings new speakers, workshops, and hands-on STEAM learning – so what does a typical day look like? Get the inside scoop on Shad2021.

Des centaines d’élèves du secondaire élaborent des solutions visant à protéger l’eau douce du Canada

En l’espace d’un mois, des élèves de partout au Canada passeront du statut d’étrangers à celui de coéquipiers dans un défi de conception qui s’inscrit dans le monde réel à Shad, où leurs solutions #STEAM4Good aideront les Canadiens et les Canadiennes à traiter l’eau douce avec respect.

Hundreds of high school students design solutions to protect Canada’s fresh water

In one month, students from across Canada will go from strangers to teammates in Shad’s real-world design challenge, where their #STEAM4Good solutions will help Canadians treat fresh water with respect.

Young scientists pioneer Canada-Wide Science Fair projects and win Shad2022 grants

From the Yukon and Bruce Peninsula, these young scientists are taking the first step in driving real environmental change.

Meet some of this year’s Loran Scholars

To date, 101 Shads have been recognized with this 100K investment towards their undergraduate education.

Loran Scholar 2021: Kevin Wang

To date, 101 Shads have been recognized with this 100K investment towards their undergraduate education.

Loran Scholar 2021: Younseo Heo

To date, 101 Shads have been recognized with this 100K investment towards their undergraduate education.

Loran Scholar 2021: Emma Harris

To date, 101 Shads have been recognized with this 100K investment towards their undergraduate education.

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