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A vendor’s experience as a national sponsor of Build a Dream

When the opportunity presented itself to become a national sponsor of Build a Dream, we were immediately intrigued.  We wanted to know more about the Build a Dream initiative, about the team behind the scenes, about the long-term commitment, and growth plans of the program.  We were pleasantly surprised to learn that each volunteer member…

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Upcoming movie screening will leave you inspired and empowered!

  Channel your inner diva for a screening of RBG, the documentary that provides an illuminating look at the life of trailblazer Ruth Bader Ginsburg — including her career-defining work in gender-discrimination law. “This riveting, surprisingly touching documentary reveals how the quiet, intense Ginsburg became one the most iconic Supreme Court justices in American history.”…

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More exposure for Build a Dream

Our work with helping young women pursue exciting and rewarding career paths was highlighted in two publications recently. Our article in Toronto’s StarMetro highlighted the important role that parents play in helping with future career goals. Here’s an excerpt from the article that offers some suggestions of how young women can follow a career path in skilled…

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Problem-solving and STEM support outside of school

According to the Smithsonian Science Education Center, an estimated 2.4 million STEM jobs are unfilled in 2018. With high earning potential and a solid demand, careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) are an important avenue to explore. Here are five ways you can help encourage your child to participate in activities that support…

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DREAMER DAY 2018 EVENT RECAP

On October 11, the City of Windsor officially proclaimed the day Dreamer Day in honor of International Day of the Girl. We welcomed industry partners, sponsors, city officials and amazing supporters to a SOLD OUT Dreamers day breakfast where we had the pleasure of hearing from the inspiring and powerful Jordana Strosberg about how to diversify the workforce by investing in…

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FEDERAL MINISTER VISITS REGION FOR MANUFACTURING DAY 2018

As part of Manufacturing Day, we were honored to host a forum at Laval where our very special guest, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, the federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, spoke to us about how to get underrepresented groups (such as women) to pursue careers in skilled trades, STEM, and manufacturing. What an amazing opportunity!…

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