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Almost 20 years ago Roberta Bondar autographed one of her books for me (signed “Reach for the stars Natalie, and I’ll see you there”). After 20+ years chasing a dream of becoming an astronaut (no, I am not one yet!), I am part of a museum exhibit alongside her, as well as Canadian Physician Shawna Pandya. Just unbelievable! If you are in Toronto, you MUST check out the Women In Space exhibit… Read More

A quick note to all the young people out there passionate about the world, whom are curious, whom might be interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math: I want to talk about something that has been on my mind for the past few weeks. A friend recently reached out to see if I would connect with an amazing young woman pursuing a love for space and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)…. Read More

150 amazing regional finalists are moving on to the next round of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge! The Challenge asked Canadian students from Grades 6 through 12 to identify issues in their local communities and develop solutions through Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Being able to engage Canadian students with a fun, educational STEM challenge that ultimately will benefit their communities for the next 150 years is something I am… Read More