A couple weeks ago I came across this article on “The Massive Gender Gap At The Biggest Tech Companies” which was an overview of this impressive looking infographic created by Ri Lui and Tracy Chou that shows how large the gender gap is in some of the post popular tech companies. Highlighted at the top … Continue reading How can we do better?
Overtime, I've attended my fair share of technology events for youth in Toronto. Though technology events for kids is still a new a relatively new concept in our city, there are a bunch of fabulous organizations in the city leading the charge of helping put more and more youth in-front of computers and technology-focused role … Continue reading Who’s looking out for the inner-city youth of Toronto?
I found much of 2013 was spent searching for directions and finding where I fit. Exploring opportunities and talking to many (many) people allowed for a level of self-understanding that I cannot be more blessed for. Knowing yourself, your skills, and what you can bring to the table is invaluable wherever you want to be. … Continue reading 2014. Year of new. Year of change. Year of focus.
As I'm still living the high after having witnessed the "mother of all Maker Party's", The Mozilla Festival (MozFest), I thought it was due time to look back at the last four months and do a little deconstructing on what went on. The success Four months ago I wrote this post describing my new position … Continue reading Maker Party’s around the world: 4 month review
Soon after I started working on the Maker Party campaign I knew that I would have to start planning for my own party. Weeks of thinking what I could do and how I could contribute to the party were resolved on one sunny afternoon when my mother turned to me and said "it's so cool … Continue reading Teaching my mom to hack the web
A month ago today I started a new job with the Mozilla Foundation (yay!). I'm through the roof about this and I wanted to share with you why. For awhile I've watched Mozilla from afar while admiring their commitment to creating an open web and educating the next generation of webmakers. My only experience with … Continue reading I throw parties at Mozilla
And so it has happened. The near end of My City Lives was announced last week. In what feels like the end of a chapter, I can’t help but feel sad to see the closing of a company I hold so dear to my heart and yet grateful to have been with it since its … Continue reading My City Lives: The Final Chapter