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A Fierce Advocate for Racialized and Indigenous Women in Data Science

A Fierce Advocate for Racialized and Indigenous Women in Data Science

Meet AHF Winter 2021 Fellow, Helena Yu.  Helena is a statistician-in-learning and has worked on various data science, data engineering and data visualization projects in both private and non-profit sectors. Prior to joining Scotiabank as a Data Strategist, she worked...

Creating a Sense of Belonging Through Community and Allyship

Creating a Sense of Belonging Through Community and Allyship

By Deborah Eliezer The research shows that Black, Indigenous and women of colour are discriminated against in STEM and business fields, whether in the workplace or academic institutions. We deserve to feel a sense of belonging in the places where we go to work and...

Creating Value While Leading with Values

Creating Value While Leading with Values

Sami Sekhon is a values-based leader who is passionate about transforming and collaborating with business, government, and non-profit sectors to create impactful solutions that improve the wellbeing of communities. For Sami, values-based leadership means building...

Leading the Way through Community Impact

Leading the Way through Community Impact

5th Year Business student, Venassa Baptiste is an Accelerate Her Future 2021 Fellow graduate, who has taken on many leadership and volunteer positions within and outside of school. As she prepares to transition into the world of work, she is not only leaving a legacy...

5 Tips on Celebrating Your Wins – A Racialized Woman’s Perspective

5 Tips on Celebrating Your Wins – A Racialized Woman’s Perspective

By Natasha Sidi  “How are you going to celebrate?” is a question that I often ask myself and other self-identifying Black, Indigenous, and racialized women in my network when we activate our ideas into wins, no matter how small. I discovered that there was a lot to...

AHF Welcomes Its Third Fellowship Circle Cohort

AHF Welcomes Its Third Fellowship Circle Cohort

By: Dr. Golnaz Golnaraghi The third cohort of Accelerate Her Future’sTM (AHF) Fellowship Circle launched this January. We’re excited to welcome Fellows and Mentors from across the country, with representation from six provinces. By expanding our reach, we are able to...

Meet this Empathic Leader, Design Thinker and Mental Health Advocate

Meet this Empathic Leader, Design Thinker and Mental Health Advocate

Meet Cathy Truong, an AHF Fellowship Circle alumnus from the Winter 2021 cohort. Cathy is a design thinker who takes on a human-centred approach to create products and graphics to the perfect pixel. She has an eye for detail and the ability to see the big picture. She...