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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

Ladies Learning Code (LLC) recently published this great piece celebrating Women in STEM and The Power of Confidence. At LLC, they believe that the confidence you gain from trying new things and problem solving is a critical component of ensuring women thrive. And they are not alone in sharing these views. Check out some thoughts here from a remarkable community of STEM women and how they have achieved success today. Ladies Learning… Read More

I never imagined I would have the opportunity to meet Canada’s Prime Minister. The opportunity unfolded through an education campaign (#EducationCan) hosted via Instagram, where myself and other young Canadians were featured on Mr.Trudeau’s Instagram page, discussing how our educations have shaped where we are today (personally pursuing a dream of space travel and one representing Canada beyond the boundaries of Earth!). This campaign transformed into a private round table discussion on… Read More