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Science takes many talents & you might already have those skills

  Newsy’s great interview with astrophysicist Michelle Larson talks “beauty of science” and how many girls think they might not have the skills needed to be a scientist. Larson is the president and CEO of Adler Planetarium in Chicago, and is asked if we will ever reach gender parity in science. You can watch the…

Future materials engineer shares real stories

  As society begins to change their perceptions of gender, and the roles individuals take in the workplace changes, sexism has been decreasing. However, there are still biases that individuals carry in male-dominated careers. I have done co-op placements at automotive shops and am now a student in materials engineering and have occasionally been met…

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!…