Tara Everett on Indigenizing Coworking

When Tara Everett suddenly lost her dream job two years ago, she began a consulting business. In her kitchen she came across the same issue that many people who work from home face. Working from a home office can be extremely lonely and she missed having community and a support system. She looked around but couldn’t find a coworking space …

Finding a Community in University with Katharine King

When Katharine King and her team arrived at Polytechnique Montreal for the Computer Science Games (CS Games) this year, they were surprised to find out that they were the most gender-diverse team there. More than 23 teams from all over the country participate annually in the CS Games – a collegiate competition with logic puzzles, difficult algorithms, intense video game competitions, …

Mélanie Blanchet: On Climbing the IT ladder

In 2015, Mélanie Blanchet joined Ubisoft, a video game company headquartered in Paris, with studios and offices in over 40 locations. She interned at Ubisoft Montreal as part of an Information Technology program she was taking at the time. A month before her internship ended, she was hired full-time. It was a huge office and her department alone was made …