Why Amazon Needs STEM

As some of you may know, the online shopping giant, Amazon, is considering a few major Canadian cities for their new Headquarters, to be known as HQ2. This could bring up to 50,000 jobs to Canadians! These jobs include: CEO’s, software engineers, computer programmers, and many more!


Amazon has cited some criteria for their new headquarters, including:

Hidden Figures-- a MUST see

Everyone, please do yourself a favor and check out this link to watch the trailer for the Oscar nominated film Hidden Figures.

This movie tells the story of three AMAZING women in STEM: Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughn. These women worked for NASA when the agency was just getting underway.

Goodbye 2016, hello 2017!!

We wanted to take a moment to recap some of the best moments of 2016!  You can follow our 2016 journey below! (click on the png. link to see the images)


March 2016- Stratospheric balloon launch in partnership with the U of C SOAR Team, in Linden, Alberta! 

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Mentee Interview: Sophia

We had the opportunity to chat with Sophia Fairweather, an 8 year-old entrepreneur and STEM enthusiast from Central Alberta. Sophia’s motto is “leading by example”; she is a firm believer in the use of peer-to-peer mentorship to support and encourage girls to pursue STEM!

Ada Lovelace Day


Happy Ada Lovelace Day, everyone!

Who is Ada Lovelace, you say? Ada Lovelace was born on December 10, 1815 in London, England. Ada shared a love of math and science with her mother, who encouraged Ada’s intuitive mind.