IMPACT AI is proud to spotlight local and national organizations that promote inclusivity, ethics, and empathy for distinct and underserved communities. Just along the main entrance, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and learn from these incredible groups of people.
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ambiSHEous is a for-profit social venture focused on leadership training and career development for girls and young women. Through unique programming and proprietary curriculum, ambiSHEous is preparing a new generation of young female leaders for the future of work and encouraging them to become whoever and whatever they want to be.
Focused on economic and political empowerment, our flagship StartUp Self program for girls grades 7-12 takes direct aim at Canada’s clear and persistent gender gap in leadership. The StartUp Self Sessions combine financial, digital, and civic literacy with entrepreneurship to equip girls with the critical skills and knowledge they need to stand up, speak their minds, and take action on their ideas. Today – and in tomorrow’s economy.
iSisters creates and delivers technology programs at no cost to women in need, as we believe in equipping women with the skills and confidence to participate fully in their community. Our goals are to augment economic independence and self-esteem for women in our community. Through our partnerships and no-cost innovative learning programs, we build capacity within each woman and within the broader non-profit sector.
Kids Code Jeunesse
Kids Code Jeunesse is a Canadian, bilingual, not-for-profit organization determined to give every child access to digital skills education, with a focus on girls and underserved communities.
We encourage inclusive and sustainable learning by teaching kids and the educators who play a crucial role in their development. We’re making sure kids have the confidence and creative tools they need to build a better future.
Ottawa Network for Education / JA Ottawa
We connect K-12 educators, students and employers, enhance enrollment in STEM-related courses, share labour market information, and create career exploration events and experiences – all to better prepare students for tomorrow’s job opportunities in our market.
Junior Achievement sparks the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in youth in grades 5-12.
Technovation offers girls around the world the opportunity to learn the skills they need to emerge as tech entrepreneurs and leaders. Every year we invite girls to identify a problem in their community, and then challenge them to solve it.
Girls work in teams to build both a mobile app and a business plan to launch that app, supported by mentors and guided by our curriculum.
Technovation’s curriculum takes students through four stages of launching a mobile app startup, inspired by the principles of design thinking: Ideation, technology, entrepreneurship, and pitch.