TOGETHER

WE CAN CHANGE THE FACE OF SCIENCE IN CANADA

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Steering Committee:

Prof. Juliet Daniel (McMaster University)

Prof. Loydie Jerome-Majewska (McGill University)

Prof. Maydianne Andrade (University of Toronto)

Prof. Kevin Hewitt (Dalhousie University)

Prof. Kiven Erique Lukong (University of Saskatchewan)

Paul Bzonek (University of Toronto)

Alero Jennifer Gure (University of Toronto)

Prof. Tamara Franz-Odendaal, (Mount St. Vincent University)

NSERC Chair for Women in Science  and Engineering

We feel keenly the scarcity of Black scientists in Canada. The dearth of role models and mentors affects the aspirations of Black youth, the career progression and success of new Black scientists, and the ability of non-Black people to imagine accomplished scientists who look like us.

 

Under-representation of Black scientists also robs Canada of innovative talent needed to tackle the pressing issues of the day.

We have created this community to support action to change these realities.

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