6 episodes

Podcast by SHAD Canada

SHADs Speak SHAD Canada

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Podcast by SHAD Canada

    Ep. 14: Eva Greyeyes - From the big screen to SHAD

    Ep. 14: Eva Greyeyes - From the big screen to SHAD

    We go from the big screen to SHAD. We take you behind the scenes of the movie Indian Horse with 16-year-old actor Eva Greyeyes. Hear why Eva couldn’t be more excited to be one of a record 1,000 students spending her summer at SHAD.

    • 30 min
    Ep. 13: How to turn YouTube into your career

    Ep. 13: How to turn YouTube into your career

    When his plans on attending med school didn’t pan out, SHAD Fellow 2010 Matt Shea decided to make his living doing something he loved. He created and published YouTube videos and now has close to two million subscribers. Listen now to hear the secret to his success.

    • 30 min
    Ep. 12: Alice Han & the pandemic of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)

    Ep. 12: Alice Han & the pandemic of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)

    The #MeToo movement has started a lot of important conversations.

    But does it go far enough? Alice Han calls violence against women and girls (VAWG) a global pandemic.

    An instructor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School and Medical Doctor at the Dimock Community Health Centre, she’s spoken at TedX and has just written about it for CNN.

    Now this SHAD Fellow discusses her ideas with us on SHADs Speak.

    • 18 min
    Ep. 11: The sad state of the 4th estate

    Ep. 11: The sad state of the 4th estate

    On this episode, we examine the sad state of the 4th estate. With news media facing scrutiny, journalists being laid off, and newspapers closing, there has been a new breed of journalism sprouting up. We speak with Alia Dharssi, SHAD Fellow 2004 who is a journalist with Discourse Media, a new media organization dedicated to in-depth reporting on complex issues. Listen to hear how she's trying to report on the news in a new way.

    • 21 min
    Ep. 10: The Canadian Leading China's Social Boom

    Ep. 10: The Canadian Leading China's Social Boom

    Steven Wang is a millennial behind what he sees as the current social boom in China.

    Steven is trying to change the way people in China think about public service.

    In a country of more than a billion people, he is making an impact and attracting a lot of attention.

    He was recently named one of Forbes China top 30 under 30 and is one of 32 SHAD Fellows who have gone on to become Rhodes Scholars.

    In this edition of SHADs Speak, we caught up to Steven in Beijing to find out more about his vision and the groundbreaking work he’s doing.

    • 32 min
    Ep. 9: CSPC Panel Part 3

    Ep. 9: CSPC Panel Part 3

    SHAD recently organized a panel called “Missing Numbers – Looking at How Girls and Women Can Help Solve Canada’s Innovation Crisis” at the Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC 2017) in Ottawa.

    SHAD Fellows of all ages shared their experiences and what policy makers can learn from that. In the third and final episode in this series, listen in as Winnica Beltrano discusses the importance of female mentorship programs, Dr. Melanie Martin shares her concerns about the lack of available programs to help propel women in STEM in Canada and Erin Engelhardt speaks of the emotional journey of creating anything great.

    • 32 min

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