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Dr. Eugenia Addy

Dr. Eugenia Addy is a scientist, educator, and social entrepreneur. As the CEO of Visions of Science, she is dedicated to equitable STEM access and community transformation. With a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Toronto, Eugenia has over 15 years of experience developing youth initiatives in over 40 communities. She is a sought-after […]

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Orene “DJ O Show” Askew

Orene “DJ O Show” Askew is an Afro-Indigenous and 2Spirit award-winning DJ from BC’s west coast. Orene was born and raised on X̱wemelch’stn (Capilano) Reserve in North Vancouver, BC and is a proud member of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation).  With representation as her foundation, Orene shares her story with an inspired approach, focusing on […]

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Vivek Shraya

Vivek Shraya is an artist whose body of work crosses the boundaries of music, literature, visual art, theatre, TV, film, and fashion. She is the creator and writer of the new CBC Gem Original Series How to Fail as a Popstar, a Canadian Screen Award winner, and a Polaris Music Prize nominee. Vanity Fair heralded […]

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Mariana Atencio

Mariana Atencio is on a mission to help people supercharge their careers, their workplace cultures, and their happiness by embracing the power of authenticity. Coming to America from Venezuela as a young girl, Mariana learned first-hand how feeling self-conscious about being different kept her from engaging. After graduating from Columbia University, Mariana wanted to take […]

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Benjamin Alexander

In 2022, Benjamin Alexander made history as Jamaica’s first-ever Olympic Alpine ski racer. A complete outlier in his field, his skiing career only started at the age of 32, just six years before his Olympic glory. Benjamin found skiing through his previous career when he was invited to perform at a heli-ski event and was […]