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The Girls in STEM Olympics (GiSO) is annual event for high school girls to explore their interests and discover opportunities in STEM.

Meet like-minded girls from around Canada with a shared interest in STEM

Participate in workshops and competitive challenges

Engage with industry and post-secondary professionals

Learn from keynote speakers about different ways you can get involved in the STEM field

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November 14-15, 2020

Hosted virtually on

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REGISTRATION CLOSED

Open to high school girls Canada-wide!

Workshops & Challenges

Participate in workshops and compete in team-based challenges revolving around STEM fields such as:

  • Mechanical Design

  • Programming

  • Electrical

*No prior experience in any of these fields are necessary to participate. Workshops will be held on Day 1, which will help prepare you for competition on Day 2!

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*Taken at GiSO 2018 

Innovation Fair

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Explore new opportunities to get involved in STEM as well as meet industry and post-secondary professionals in our Innovation Fair.

Previous exhibitors have included SHAD Canada, McMaster University, University of Toronto, Quanser, The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and Inkbox.

*Taken at GiSO 2018 

Women in STEM Panel

Get inspired by today's leaders in the industry in our Women in STEM Panel. The WiS Panel features a group of women from various fields in STEM, sharing their experiences and insight of the industry and gender representation.

From post-secondary students to CEOs of their own businesses, learn from a variety of perspectives and get advice to help expand your interests and your career in STEM.

*Taken at GiSO 2018 

Thank you to our partners!

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Meet the Team!

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Lawrence Mak

Games & Workshops Advisor

FIRST Alumni

McMaster University '22 (B.Eng.)

CNC Machinist, Dieform Automation

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Anush Singhal

Games & Workshops Advisor

FIRST Alumni

Georgia Institute of Technology '24 (B.Sc.)

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Thuvishan Rajagulasingam

Sponsorships Advisor

FIRST Alumni

Ontario Tech University '16 (B.Eng.)

Channel Sales Manager, Quanser

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Phoebe Luo

Logistics, Marketing Coordinator

Grade 12 Student

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Huda Khan

Logistics, Games & Workshops, Sponsorships Coordinator

Grade 12 Student

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Khushi Patel

Games & Workshops, Innovation Fair & WiS Panel, Marketing Coordinator

Grade 10 Student

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Praevalli Balaskandarajah

Games & Workshops, Sponsorships Coordinator

Grade 10 Student

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Anjali Persuad

Games & Workshops Coordinator

Grade 10 Student

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Fiza Khalid

Sponsorships, Innovation Fair & WiS Panel Coordinator

Grade 12 Student

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Chau Nguyen

Marketing Coordinator

Grade 12 Student

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Jash Javeri

Event, Logistics Advisor

FIRST Alumni

Ryerson University '17 (B.Eng.)

Project Manager (Growth), Uken Games

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Malavya Shah

Volunteer Coordinator, Logistics Advisor

FIRST Alumni

University of Waterloo '14 (B.A.Sc)

Mechanical Specialist, Gypsum Technologies Inc.

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Shaqeeb Momen

Games & Workshops Advisor

FIRST Alumni

McMaster University '22 (B.Eng.Mgt.)

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Shahroze Rao

Innovation Fair & WiS Panel Advisor

FIRST Alumni

McMaster University '19 (B.Eng.)

Mechanical Specialist, Gypsum Technologies Inc.

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Inshaal Asif

Innovation Fair & WiS Panel Advisor

FIRST Alumni

McMaster University '21 (B.Tech.)

Design Engineer, Parker Hannifin

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Anna VanDuzer

Marketing Advisor

FIRST Alumni

Ryerson University '21 (B.A.)