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!

#WomenInspiringWomen: Primrose Chareka, Citibank Software Developer

Inclusion on the Dean’s List in her graduating class at Queen’s University, Schulich Leader Nominee, high school athlete – Primrose Chareka is your classic over-achiever. She currently works as a software developer at Citibank – a huge accomplishment when you think about how under-represented women are in the technology field. All of these things are […]

What’s possible in a month online at Shad

Students reveal their experiences in the online STEAM and entrepreneurship program.

You can build community

This past summer, we learned going online isn’t a barrier to connection.

You can make a difference

At Shad, the pursuit of STEAM and entrepreneurship isn’t just about taking in facts and figures. It’s about using your passion and harnessing it to make a meaningful impact.

You can do hands-on learning

While Shad will be online this year, it is more than just computer screens and video calls.

You can challenge yourself

Your journey at Shad might start with the application, but each day in the program will challenge you and push you out of your comfort zone for good.

You can prepare for the future

At Shad, you get access to industry experts, mentors, and an opportunity to explore what your future might look like.

Introducing The Shad Pad — an innovative approach to fighting gender inequality

When thinking about gender equality, one rarely thinks of space exploration, let alone menstruation in space. One group of Canadian students looked to help change this with their project for Shad Canada’s first ever spaceflight competition, in partnership with Blue Origin. Their invention, The Shad Pad, is an innovative approach to fighting gender inequality within the […]

Shad alum solving complex problems with systems design and capital

Whether it’s for sustainable fishing or other cleantech ventures, Shad2002 Greg FitzGerald believes in the power of funding models that expand social and environmental impact.

Canada’s first ever spaceflight experiment with Blue Origin is selected

One lucky Shad team will journey to send a payload to space

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