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December 6, 2019 marks the 30 year anniversary of the tragic “Montreal Massacre” at École Polytechnique that took the lives of fourteen rigourous, hopeful and brave engineering women. The murderer was previously denied admission to the school. It was later found that he was upset about women working in positions traditionally occupied by men, specificallyRead more about 30 Year Anniversary of tragic Montreal Massacre[…]
🔊🔊 Accessibility design can sound complicated, but its NOT! Whether you’re designing a website, service, tool, resource, anything—accessibility should be top-of-mind. We were inspired by artist Pablo Stanely’s article “Designing for accessibility is not that hard.” Stanley defines digital accessibility as, “the practice of building digital content and applications that can be used by aRead more about Steps toward ethical and accessible design[…]
We were thrilled to be invited as a client to the Future Cities & Technological Stewardship workshop, hosted by MaRS and the Engineering Change Lab. Leaders from within and beyond the engineering community gathered at Evergreen Brickworks to explore how the engineering community can better connect with diverse conversations about future cities and promote technologicalRead more about Engineers design the world — they need to be part of the future cities conversation[…]
NEM 2020 is just around the corner! With event applications flying in until the end of October, we are well on our way to another great year of learning and celebrating. To kick-off this year’s campaign, we are unveiling a new strategy for our work, which unifies the strategic priorities of provincial National Engineering MonthRead more about NEM Ontario Welcomes a New Strategy for #NEM2020[…]
As National Engineering Month (NEM) was approaching this year I found myself once again busting out my camera, notebook, and trusty voice recording app to prepare for leading this year’s Humans of Global Engineering social media campaign for its 4th consecutive year! Along with my team of amazing volunteer interviewers, story collectors, and editors, weRead more about Humans of Global Engineering 2019: A Storyteller’s Retrospect[…]