Futurists predict that those who work in jobs that require lower education and lower skill sets have a higher chance to have their jobs lost or restructured while those that require greater education or are highly skilled will be less affected. There is a growing urgency now because the discussion has moved from the theoretical to the observable. Continue reading
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This website (amightygirl.com) has some really awesome posters available for download that highlight women in science. There were a few that I hadn’t heard of! As well, there are suggestions/reviews of books related to science on the website.
Eight downloadable posters celebrating women of STEM perfect for displaying in kids’ rooms and classrooms!
AND breaking down barriers for girls and women of the future.
Submitted by Leila Knetsch, TDSB.
Interview done by Gr. 11 student Amy Cao from Albert Campbell CI
Amy is a student of Leila Knetsch, her Biology teacher. Amy called up the university, asked for the name of a female biomedical engineer and went downtown and did this interview. I think that that shows a lot of initiative from my student and I think that people (students and teachers) can benefit from hearing about what different scientists are doing, especially in the area of biomedical engineering, which is garnering a lot of interest amongst students, especially young women.
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Thanks to Leila Knetsch of TDSB for the idea…..
Our Women in STEM
January 31, 2:00 – 3:30 PM This webinar will introduce you to leaders from throughout the energy sector: learn about what they do, hear about their leadership journeys, find out what drives them and discuss how diversity will lead to a better performing energy system. Continue reading