On Friday it was announced that the Ontario government was cutting $25 million in specialized education funding. These cuts hurt because they signal the erosion of student voices playing a role in Ontario. We urge the government to reconsider this decision. We also ask the public for support by reaching out to elected officials and financial support as well look to fill the gap created.
One part of this cut was a multipronged initiative called SpeakUp. SpeakUp project grants empower students to take action and lead projects that make a difference in their school. …
I had the honour of being a part of the federal government’s announcement of the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy — a plan to help women grow their businesses through access to financing, talent, networks and expertise.
Friends, take a look at the Women Entrepreneurship Fund and apply for a $100K grant.
I would also like to take this time to say something to those applying for the WES Ecosystem Fund. Make sure your programs are inclusive. Women in Canada are not a monolith. Make sure your program is designed with intersectionality in mind: how are you supporting women with disabilities, those…
Sending out a quick tweet here or there is something that I am comfortable with. Writing a longer post on social media about issues I care about not hard either. But for some reason, blogging is intimidating.
I decided that starting a Medium blog and eventually a blog on my personal website would be a good start.
Stay tuned for posts about Diversity Equity and Inclusion, updates on Helping Hands, insights on the education system and Future of Work, and more.
Like a runner, I am just getting ready for the starting block.
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