Why Choosing Dalhousie Computer Science was the Best Decision of my Student Career

Why Choosing Dalhousie Computer Science was the Best Decision of my Student Career

After five years at Dalhousie University, I finally crossed the stage for convocation! This last half a decade has been an incredible, life-shaping adventure of growth and self-discovery, and I am so grateful to everyone who contributed to it. Choosing Dalhousie Computer Science was the best decision of my student career. I remember when my [...]

Work/Life Balance Strategy: Disconnect to Clear Your Brain’s Cache

Work/Life Balance Strategy: Disconnect to Clear Your Brain’s Cache

This fall I have made it a mission to experiment with work/life balance and find easy, repeatable strategies that make the work and life function in tandem rather than in opposition. I'll be blogging about these as I discover them - here's strategy number one.

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 [...]

South Shore Fish Shack

South Shore Fish Shack

Welcome to the South Shore Fish Shack, bud! Home to the best fish n' chips in historic Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

Trendy Techie Meets Prime Minister Trudeau

Trendy Techie Meets Prime Minister Trudeau

On June 1, 2016, I had the incredible honour of being one of eight young Canadians to attend a private meeting at Parliament Hill with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and COO of Instagram Marne Levine. It is such a rare opportunity for a young person to share her honest opinions about a country with its leader, and I am truly honoured to have been invited to this discussion.

Inspiring Future Women in Science at Perimeter Institute

Inspiring Future Women in Science at Perimeter Institute

On April 15, 2016, 200 young female leaders arrived at the Perimeter Institute for the Inspiring Future Women in Science conference. An inspiring day of talks from women in STEM careers awaited them, along with a candid address by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. I am honoured to have given a keynote address at this conference.

Microsoft YouthSpark Live Inspires Next Generation of Leaders

Microsoft YouthSpark Live Inspires Next Generation of Leaders

On March 10, 2016, Microsoft Canada and the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) welcomed 100 Ottawa youth to the Shaw Centre for an immersive day of technology-centric programming and inspiration.