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.

Shad alum on social entrepreneurship and criminal justice reform

Baillie Aaron shares her experiences in the social impact sector and how Shad helped define her future.

CCHS Student Accepted to Shad Program

‘I would love to do something that makes an impact on the world,’ says Shail Giroux

Shad alumni give back during pandemic with #RisingYouth grants

Shad partner #RisingYouth helps young change makers give back. Meet some of the Shad alumni making a difference in their communities.

Healthcare spotlight: Shad alumni recognized for their leadership and vision to make an impact

Christian Farrier and Matthew Hynes are both pursuing careers in healthcare, and join 34 other Shad alumni who’ve received the Rhodes Scholarship.

Korah student, robotics wiz, to join other teens for Canada-wide, virtual event

‘I would love to do something that makes an impact on the world,’ says Shail Giroux

Shad community speaks on wellness during the pandemic

After nearly a year of uncertainty, Shad alumni and team members share their stories and perspective on wellness and community.

Building community in a pandemic: How Rajan Minocha-McKenney learned to love learning online at Shad

Six months after ShadOnline, Shad of the Year Rajan Minocha-McKenney shares how he embraced community, virtual connection, and vulnerability during the program.

Why businesses need STEAM (not just STEM) to future-proof Canada’s work force

Angèle Beausoleil is an assistant professor of business design and innovation at the Rotman School of Management and academic director of the Business Design Initiative, both in Toronto. One of the greatest lessons from the past year, if not the past 20 years, is that the health and agility of our human, economic and ecological […]

Shad alum brings hands-on STEM workshops to Indigenous students

Brennan O’Yeung received the 2020 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award in the youth category for Escape with STEM, an immersive program that has delivered STEM workshops to over 1,000 Indigenous students.

A look into Shad’s real-world design challenge

Previous themes. Diverse teams. Real impact. Learn more about our real-world design challenge!

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