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Ryerson University Team Wins Youth Empowerment National Champion Title

by Sayem Reza
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Ryerson University students partnered with a local school in Pisac, Peru to implement a horticultural education program designed to generate a sustainable revenue stream for the school.

Enactus Ryerson has been named the 2018 Scotiabank Youth Empowerment Challenge National Champion by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and program supporter Scotiabank. The national competition took place at the 2018 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto.

Post-secondary Students in Ontario Recognized for Their Efforts to Build a Greener World

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MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Working with local potters in Gujarat and Delhi India, Ryerson University students developed a reusable water filter using local materials that eliminates bacteria, organic compounds, and can filter 20 litres of water a day.

In northern food-insecure communities, students from the University of Ottawa are manufacturing commercial grade hydroponic systems housed in shipping containers enabling communities to grow their own food locally.

University and College Students Across Central Canada Help Young People Reach Their Infinite Potential

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MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Students at the University of Windsor launched a 10-week one-on-one mentorship program for Ontario grade school and high school students focused on financial literacy, marketing, budgeting and green practices.

Meanwhile in Nunavut, students from the University of Ottawa launched Tower Gardens, an education program that empowers youth by fostering social entrepreneurship while addressing Northern Food Insecurity.

Cracking the Ceiling: Female-led Startups Get Unique Opportunity

By Diana Hart
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A dynamic new female-focused accelerator is launching in Toronto to help women founders break through barriers to better compete in the heavily male-dominated startup field.

DMZ Launches ‘Women Founders Accelerator Program’ to Improve Gender Gap in Canada’s Tech Sector

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TORONTO, February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The DMZ at Ryerson University announced today the launch of a Women Founders accelerator program to help early-stage women-led startups secure early revenue and find their product-market fit. The four-month accelerator program, launched in partnership with Scotiabank and Tangerine, will fuel the success of Canadian women innovators.

Ryerson University Students Named National Champions of the Environment

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VANCOUVER, May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In Gujarat, India, where 70 per cent of the population faces high water stress, Enactus Ryerson University students created Project Pura, which empowers local waterpreners to manufacture and sell ceramic water filters, while simultaneously providing a water sanitation education and entrepreneurship program to drive industry growth.

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