STAN Shad Panelists

Shad Speaks at STAN – Calgary, Alberta

In February, Kara Pettinger, Shad’s Director of Strategic Initiatives moderated a panel discussing the gender impact on STEAM and entrepreneurship programs at STAN’s 2020 Conference: Sparking Curiosity. Joining Kara onstage as our panelists were three Shad2018 alumni, JuliAnn Thai, Mohammed Al Habboub and Jay Hamidova.  During the panel, Kara presented Shad’s extensive post-program evaluation aimed […]

Loran Scholar 2020: Sydney Strocen

Sydney Strocen, Shad2018, has been awarded with a prestigious Loran Award—a $100K investment for dedicated Grade 12 students pursuing an undergraduate degree. To date, 97 Shads have received the award. And like the rest, this year’s recipients are changemakers to keep an eye on! Read below about Sydney’s reactions to being chosen and how Shad […]

Loran Scholar 2020: Lavan Balendran

Lavan Balendran, Shad2018, has been awarded with a prestigious Loran Award—a $100K investment for dedicated Grade 12 students pursuing an undergraduate degree. To date, 97 Shads have received the award. And like the rest, this year’s recipients are changemakers to keep an eye on! Read below about Lavan’s reactions to being chosen and how Shad […]

Loran Scholar 2020: Heather Chisholm

Heather Chisholm, Shad2018, has been awarded with a prestigious Loran Award—a $100K investment for dedicated Grade 12 students pursuing an undergraduate degree. To date, 97 Shads have received the award. And like the rest, this year’s recipients are changemakers to keep an eye on! Read below about Heather’s reactions to being chosen and how Shad […]

Loran Scholar 2020: Dhanishta Ambwani

Dhanishta Ambwani, Shad2019, has been awarded with a prestigious Loran Award—a $100K investment for dedicated Grade 12 students pursuing an undergraduate degree. To date, 97 Shads have received the award. And like the rest, this year’s recipients are changemakers to keep an eye on! Read below about Dhanishta’s reactions to being chosen and how Shad […]

Loran Scholar 2020: Anson Yu

Anson Yu, Shad2018, has been awarded with a prestigious Loran Award—a $100K investment for dedicated Grade 12 students pursuing an undergraduate degree. To date, 97 Shads have received the award. And like the rest, this year’s recipients are changemakers to keep an eye on! Read below about Anson’s reactions to being chosen and how Shad […]

Five Shads earn prestigious Loran Award

To date, 97 Shads have been recognized with this 100K investment towards their undergraduate education.

Shad inspires student to take history trip of a lifetime

Katie Kanters is one of only 20 students selected for the 2020 Vimy Pilgrimage Award—an opportunity to spend a week in Belgium and France to study Canada’s First World War contribution.

Shad connection promotes volunteerism and social enterprise in Kenya

Imagine having access to hydro but not being able to afford it. Running a business but having to close shop when it gets dark. Midhula De Gannes, Shad2006, spent three months volunteering with a social enterprise in Kenya to help address these issues.

Le réseau Shad favorise le bénévolat et l’entreprise sociale au Kenya

Imaginez avoir accès à l’électricité sans toutefois pouvoir se l’offrir. Diriger une entreprise mais devoir fermer boutique à la tombée de la nuit. Utiliser une source d’éclairage tout en étant vulnérable à ses risques et dangers pour la santé.

Founders of start-up share how Shad experience shaped their business

More than 10 years after attending Shad at two-different universities, twins Vino and Vijay Jeyapalan were energized to apply what they learned during the real-world design challenge at a moment when it mattered most to them.

Les fondateurs d’une entreprise en démarrage expliquent comment l’expérience Shad a contribué à façonner leur entreprise

Plus de 10 ans après avoir participé à Shad à deux universités différentes, les jumeaux Vino et Vijay Jeyapalan ont décidé de mettre en pratique ce qu’ils avaient appris au cours de leur défi de conception dans le monde réel, et ce, au moment qui comptait le plus pour eux.

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