My Grade 8 teacher said I had no useful skills (as a girl). Somehow I made it to Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada | The Star — Read on http://www.thestar.com/amp/news/canada/2019/09/21/beverley-mclachlins-grade-8-teacher-said-she-had-no-useful-skills-as-a-girl-somehow-she-made-it-to-chief-justice-of-canada.html
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)30837-7/fulltext?%7B$trackingTag%7D Documenting and reporting is the first step to change.
http://blog.oxfordseminars.ca/our-grad-talks-about-tattooing-and-teaching-english-in-china/ For anyone thinking about a new career teaching English as a second language with low barriers to entry and opportunities for travel, this article tells you how to do it.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/30/health/unretirement-work-seniors.html?smid=tw-nythealth&smtyp=cur While trying to illustrate the post I searched for images in creative commons. I found three photos of people with grey hair who appeared in a work type setting out of the millions of images available. A shortage of visual representation in the media? Just a bit.
I have started volunteering with an amazing group of young women who have started a start-up organization for women in tech. They started out in Vancouver and now reach out to 7 cities in Canada and the US. Although I am not in technology they have welcomed me as a volunteer as they are an… Read More July 19 Women In Tech