Trendy Techie’s Guide to Working Remotely: Staying Motivated When Your Home is Your Workplace

Trendy Techie’s Guide to Working Remotely: Staying Motivated When Your Home is Your Workplace

A hallmark of a job in technology, the freedom to work from home can be a dream come true. But in the comfort of your own home, it can get too comfortable, and productivity can start to slip away. During the last three years I've held jobs in different cities and time zones from my home office, and [...]

Should You Work from Home? What to Consider Before Committing to a Remote Role

Should You Work from Home? What to Consider Before Committing to a Remote Role

Today's modern office is anywhere the employee is - at home, in a coffee shop, at the library, and even on the plane. As technology advances and erases the limitations of physical distance, companies are trusting their employees to work from home offices.

Minister Bains Meets with Youth Entrepreneurs to Advise Canada’s Innovation Agenda

Minister Bains Meets with Youth Entrepreneurs to Advise Canada’s Innovation Agenda

This Wednesday, August 31, I had the honour of being one of eleven young entrepreneurs to participate in an intimate roundtable discussion with Hon. Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development. Hosted by Startup Canada in partnership with Ladies Learning Code, this discussion was initiated to provide youth input into Canada’s Innovation Agenda, with a [...]

Trendy Techie, Tech Evangelist

Trendy Techie, Tech Evangelist

I am very excited to announce that, as of today, I am joining Microsoft Canada as a Tech Evangelist!  For the last 16 months I have been a Content Developer at Microsoft Learning Experiences, creating online training courses on edX.org for developers around the world. I joined LeX in 2015 after my year-long internship as a [...]

Get a Head Start: 5 Things to Do This Summer to Prepare for University

Get a Head Start: 5 Things to Do This Summer to Prepare for University

Congratulations, recent grads! You've passed a HUGE milestone in your life, and now you're ready to take the next big step: onto your university campus! You may be excited, nervous, or a bit of both, and that's totally normal. Here are four easy ways you can get a head start and prepare for your first week [...]

5 Reasons Why Every Girl Should Take a Business Class

5 Reasons Why Every Girl Should Take a Business Class

Of all the skills that schools offer, business skills are the most transferable. Here are five ways that taking business classes can help you make a strong entrance into your career.

Celebrating One Year at Microsoft

Celebrating One Year at Microsoft

Today I celebrate my first full-time year at Microsoft! I am so grateful to work in a role where I have global impact and truly feel that I am using my passions to impact others in a positive way. Working in technology we have the opportunity to build a future we want to live in, [...]