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Connecting Students to Industry – Workplace Mentorships

Connecting Students to Industry – Workplace Mentorships

Mentorship matters. As a vital component of Pembina Trails Early College (PTEC), mentorship and work placement mentorships provide students with new opportunities and invaluable experiences. By becoming a workplace mentor you are helping shape the next generation of tech workers in Manitoba. Welcome learners into a week-long work placement to attract, influence and invest in the future of our local ... Read More ...

Emily Franz-Lien – Entrepreneurship in Technology

Emily Franz-Lien – Entrepreneurship in Technology

In 2016, Emily Franz-Lien was ready for a change of scenery after graduating from the University of Manitoba with a Statistics degree and a minor in Computer Science. At that point, Emily had been in University for five years and needed a break. Lee Klimpke, her boyfriend, had an engineering job and was also ready to try something new. They ... Read More ...

Cynthia Fortlage – Acceptance Without Understanding

Cynthia Fortlage – Acceptance Without Understanding

Cynthia Fortlage was 50 years old when she came out and began her gender journey at her workplace. She was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at GHY International, where she’d worked for nearly three decades, and most people had interacted with her as a man. In April 2016, with the help of human resources, she came out as a transgender ... Read More ...

Designing Privacy with Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Designing Privacy with Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Sometimes it takes a few years (and a few careers) to figure out what you want to do with your life. Dr. Ann Cavoukian knew at an early age, and she’s now one of the world’s foremost experts in her field. After working for years as the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Cavoukian made the Privacy by Design framework ... Read More ...

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