After finally having a chance to stop and breathe after Maker Party, I’m excited to share what happened in the past few months. We've seen individuals from all parts of the world joining us to spread the movement around teaching the web, organizations putting their hands up to teach key web literacy skills and communities … Continue reading Maker Party 2014: Teaching the web in two months to 125,000+ people around the world
I was thrilled to be featured in Tech Girls Canada who often features women in STEM who have helped break barriers and achieved great things within their industry. They asked me to answer a few question to help inspire other women in STEM: I am a tech evangelist and community builder When I was 10 … Continue reading Tech Girls Canada Portraits of Strength (Q+A)
My friends and I fundraised over $250,000 in 4 years. Did I say that too quickly? Let me try this again to show you how big of a deal this is. Myself and 15-20 ladies have collected over a quarter of a million dollars for the Canadian Cancer Society in just a few years. Unlike … Continue reading Quarter of a Million Dollars for Cancer Research
One of my favourite quotes on leadership. Stand out by being yourself and blaze a trail that is yours, not one that is marked for you or already cleared by others.
Project Ukulele Gangsterism: The Unedited Story February 28, 2013 Adil Dhalla ( also known as my brother) receives $1000 from the CSI Awesome Foundation to take one of his crazy ideas to the next level. He was super happy and thanks to his Facebook post the idea starting getting legs. Beginning of March, 2013 Adil … Continue reading Project Ukulele Gangsterism
I first came across this quote from a poem in The Listserve and without even knowing who it was by I was a fan. I was even more in love with it when I found out it was Calvin and Hobbes. I remember when I was young I used to steal my brothers Calvin and … Continue reading Explorers Are We. Intrepid and Bold.
I went to New York with one mission which was to learn as much as I could. I set out for the city a little shaky and with a few reservations but knowing that it was time to start something new. What I didn't expect was what would happen along the way. The past four … Continue reading New York in Review
Ever since I was born there was only one person I wanted to be like. So much so that I would hideout and cut my hair shorter in the bathroom, much to my mother's protest, just so I could look as cool as him. I spent a lot of time as a young child following … Continue reading A very happy birthday
I don't want to be famous. I never did. I want people to know "that thing" that I did that in someway influenced them. I would rather something I do be famous as opposed to myself. If they know who I am that is a bonus but never my initial goal. Truth be told, I'm … Continue reading Almost not famous