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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre wins Equity and Inclusivity Award

Group of 4 women, 3 are Indigenous students accepting the award

Above: Kate Rybczynski (Chair of SWEC), Amy Smoke, Shelby Keedwell,
Emma Smith

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Social Impact Showcase announces Big Ideas Challenge winners

Winners of the Big Ideas Challenge

Above: Tim Souza (SEED), Julia Hiscock (MapleKey), the Soleful team, Indi Madar (Arawelo), and the Cultured team

Monday, April 3, 2017

GreenHouse startup wins $25,000 Velocity prize

Marlena Books team accepting cheque

Marlena Books, a St. Paul's GreenHouse startup, won one of four big $25,000 Velocity Fund prizes up for grabs at the most recent competition. 

Marlena Books is a venture that was created by Rachel Thompson to help people with dementia and Alzheimer's keep mentally active through reading materials made specifically for them.