Monthly Archives: October 2013

Ada Lovelace Day: Shirley Tilghman

Ada Lovelace Day is a annual celebration of women in the STEM fields: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The day was launched in 2009 as a way to bring attention to the many amazing women who have worked in the … Continue reading

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From the archives: GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA – GUIDES DU CANADA (Herstory 2012)

Photo: Peterborough and Kawartha Division Guide Rally May 6, 1963 Each goal attained was like a new badge. Guiding taught me to see goals and achieve them.  – Roberta Bondar (astronaut and former Girl Guide), 1989. Since 1910, the Girl Guides have … Continue reading

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From the archives: LOTTA HITSCHMANOVA (Herstory 2010)

Many Canadians will remember the accented voice of Lotta Hitschmanova from her radio and television commercials in the 1960s and ‘70s that made 56 Sparks Street the second most famous address in Ottawa and perhaps all of Canada. Lotta was … Continue reading

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