Four alumni share heartwarming stories about the people who helped them through their student journey, and how they left a lasting impact.
Alumni share new business practices uncovered by a very unusual year
I chose to study computer science at Waterloo to pursue my passion for ideas at the intersection of technology and health care. I became interested in the field in high school, when I had the opportunity to make a prosthetic for a student I was tutoring. I’ve grown up hard of hearing, so I understand some of the ways that technology can really improve health outcomes.
After graduating from Waterloo with an honours degree in philosophy, Bob Ewen (BA ’71) earned an MBA and achieved considerable success as a broker and discretionary money manager in the Canadian securities industry. While he recalls his years at Waterloo with fondness, he points to the financial barriers he faced while earning his degree.
A new scholarship supports five women every year, offering financial assistance and programming as they enter the technology sector
Waterloo math alumni and faculty came together for a day-long virtual event to celebrate the class of 2020 and provide insight as they begin the next chapter of their lives
Meaghan Kimball (BMath ’06) shares her rocky start in finance, and offers support to alumni whose careers look different than they planned
Kunal Gupta (BSE '08) offers guided mindfulness practices for fellow alumni
Waterloo's Shanghai alumni chapter supported Chinese health-care workers in January. As Canada copes with COVID-19, friends in Shanghai are returning the favour.
Kate Atherley (BMath '92) explores her unlikely career journey from software to knitting.