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GIRLS in STEM Executive Advisory Council

FIRST Robotics Canada is proud to collaborate with corporate executives, educational institutional leaders, and passionate individuals who all believe in success for, and inclusion and acceptance of, girls and young women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

The Girls in STEM Executive Advisory Council will offer insight and oversight that will help us break down the barriers of girls in STEM, encourage girls and young women to become innovative and successful leaders of the future, and build the foundation for systematic change for acceptance and inclusion of girls in STEM.

Girls in STEM Executive Advisory Council Members

Natalie Benitah

Natalie Benitah

VP of Printing

HP Canada Co. 

Dawn Britton

Dawn Britton

Associate Director, Engineering Outreach Office

University of Toronto, Faculty of Engineering 

Dorothy Byers

Dorothy Byers

Chair of the Board of Directors at FIRST Robotics Canada

, Former Head of School at St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School 

Emily Chung

Emily Chung

Senior Science and Technology Journalist

CBCNews.ca

Imogen Coe

Dr. Imogen Coe

Professor and Dean

Faculty of Science at Ryerson University 

Elliott Coleshill

Dr. James Elliott Coleshill

Professor, Information and Communications Technology

Seneca College 

Kim Cooper

Kim Cooper

Director, Communications & Engagement

FIRST Robotics Canada, Chair of Girls in STEM EAC

Raman Dang

Raman Dang

Citizen and Corporate Affairs Manager

Microsoft  Canada Inc.

Eugenia Duodu

Dr. Eugenia Duodu

Executive Director

Visions of Science and Award-winning Chemist

Carol Fraser

Carol Fraser

Global Director, HR Programs

Magna International

Julia Hanigsberg

Julia Hanigsberg

President & CEO

 Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Janis Hodgins

Janis Hodgins

Senior Director, Corporate Communications

SYNNEX Corporation 

Melanie Hudson

Melanie Hudson

President

Lexmark Canada

Gilbert Lai

Dr. Gilbert Lai

Software Engineer

Quanser

Heather McDermott

Heather McDermott

Environmental Effects Monitoring Scientist

Government of Canada

Annika Pint

Annika Pint

FIRST Robotics Administrator STEM - Teaching & Learning

Toronto District School Board

Laura Rodger

Laura Rodger

Marketing Communications Business Partner

Siemens Canada

Sheryl Staub-French

Dr. Sheryl Staub French

Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

Goldcorp Professor for Women in Engineering at UBC

Sangeetha Vigneswaran

Sangeetha Vigneswaran

Project Manager

Aecon Utility Engineering 

Bruce Wannamaker

Bruce Wannamaker

Vice President and Investment Counsellor

RBC Wealth Management – PH&N Investment Counsel 

Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood

Sales Manager and Professional Engineer

Lakeside Process Controls

Girls in STEM Student Executive Advisory Council

Girls in STEM Student Advisory Council

Ishra Aroni

FRC Team 4914

Jessica Kelso

Jessica Kelso

FRC Team 1305

MehakdeepKhela

Mehakdeep Khela

FRC Team 6387

Girls in STEM Student Council

Eileen Letander Trudeau

FRC Team 5672

Paulina Phang-Lyn

FRC Team 4001

Madison Vickery

Madison Vickery

FRC Team 5689

Girls in STEM Student Council

Kouthar Waled

FRC Team 772

Blog

Dads for Daughters in STEM Campaign

The Girls in STEM Executive Advisory Council (GIS EAC), an initiative of FIRST Robotics Canada, is proud to present the Dads for Daughters in STEM

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Girls in STEM Executive Advisory Council – Interview with Bruce Wannamaker

Bruce Wannamaker is Vice President and Investment Counselor at RBC PH&N Investment Counsel. He’s also a supporter of FIRST Canada and

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The Math Guru – Vanessa Vakharia

FIRST Robotics Canada interviewed Vanessa Vakharia, The Math Guru, 2016 participant on Canada’s Smartest person, and one of today’s most

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Dads of Daughters in STEM – Interview with Dr. Elliott Coleshill

by Kim Cooper As part of the Girls in STEM Executive Advisory Council, I’m honoured to collaborate with a group of talented

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