Shad Canada Granted Viceregal Patronage from the Governor General of Canada
“We are thrilled to welcome Her Excellency as our patron. Her Excellency’s background as a scientist and astronaut is a perfect fit with our STEAM based program. She is an aspirational role model for the youthTim Jackson, President and CEO of SHAD Canada.
change makerswho participate in the Shad program – a majority of whom are female.”
The Governor General plays a key role in promoting national identity by supporting and promoting Canadian values, diversity, inclusion, culture and knowledge. As such, the Governor General supports associations and organizations for their outstanding contributions to society.