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Encouraging passion with STEM and the HeForShe IMPACT scholarship

Anjali Joshi

Anjali Joshi, one of six winners of the HeForShe IMPACT scholarship. (Photo courtesy of the University of Waterloo)

With a passion and love for engineering, Anjali Joshi, a first-year Mechanical Engineering student, found it an easy choice to pursue a STEM degree at the University of Waterloo. Anjali is one of the six recipients of the 2016 HeForShe IMPACT scholarship, which is a part of the University of Waterloo’s IMPACT 10x10x10 initiative to advance gender equality.

Building community in STEM through the HeForShe IMPACT scholarship

Ankita Mishra

Ankita Mishra, one of the 6 winners of the HeForShe IMPACT scholarship (Photo courtesy of the University of Waterloo)

Curiosity and a thirst for knowledge is what caused first year student, Ankita Mishra, to pursue a Computer Science degree at the University of Waterloo. Ankita is one of the six recipients of the 2016 HeForShe IMPACT scholarship, which is a part of the University of Waterloo’s IMPACT 10x10x10 initiative to advance gender equality.

HeForShe IMPACT Scholarship recipient on her journey to STEM

Emily Carlson

Emily Carlson, one of the 6 winners of the HeForShe IMPACT scholarship (Photo courtesy of the University of Waterloo)

A desire to discover and learn was what led Emily Carlson, a first year Mathematical Physics student to the University of Waterloo.  Emily is one of the six recipients of the 2016 HeForShe IMPACT scholarship, which is a part of the University of Waterloo’s IMPACT 10x10x10 initiative to advance gender equality.

UWaterloo student speaks at HeForShe anniversary event in New York

HeForShe is the UN solidarity movement that promotes the need for gender equality in todays world. The Writing Centre is hosting a writing contest as a part of University’s commitment to HeForShe IMPACT10x10x10 initiative. Make sure to submit your poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction by the October 14 deadline.	
This is the first in a series of features on the UWaterloo life blog the will be promoting HeForShe.
Anya Forestell

Anya speaking at the HeForShe event (Photo courtesy of @UWaterloo)

Not many people can say that they’ve had the opportunity to speak in front of an audience that included world leaders, celebrities, and CEOs but  Anya Forestell, a 2A Physics and Astronomy student, had the chance to do just that at the two year HeForShe anniversary event in New York City.