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Students Empowered at Young Women Possibilities Fair

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Over 200 young women from TDSB schools were hosted by Runnymede Jr & Sr PS for an empowering conference with goals to build community connections and confidence within students who identify as female.

The conference featured special inspiring guest speakers MPP Bhutila Karpoche, TDSB Trustee Debbie King, and keynote speaker Katina Papulkas.

The day also featured a variety of students sessions with focuses on career pathways, leadership skills building and well-being with activities including hands on exploration of the trades and coding, self expression through visual arts, and more.

The afternoon concluded with an engineering design challenge lead by York University Lassonde School of Engineering’s Lisa Cole, Director of Programming | k2i academy.

Thank you to everyone that contributed to the success of this empowering day!

Watch Highlights from Young Women on the Move Possibilities Fair.