President Diamond honoured by “Inspiring 50 Canada”

Rectangle with the portraits of the 50 women being honoured
Sunday, May 6, 2018

Sara Diamond has been included in a list of 50 women leaders in the Canadian tech and innovation sectors to be recognized at a ceremony on Parliament Hill on Monday, May 7.

This event, Inspiring Fifty, in partnership with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Senate of Canada, promotes the advancement of diversity in the STEM fields – recognizing that the recruitment and retention of women and girls in these sectors will foster innovation, inclusivity and an impactful workforce.

Also among the honourees is Jessica Ching, founder and CEO of Eve Medical. The OCAD U Industrial Design alumna developed her company in the Imagination Catalyst. 

For this inaugural Canadian edition of the event, the women were selected by a distinguished jury from a pool of 400 nominees. The project has been embraced by several other countries in Europe including the UK, France and the Nordic countries. The initiative was recently launched in South Africa.

The Parliament Hill ceremony will include a discussion with The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and remarks by The Honourable Senator Marilou McPhedran.

Inspiring Fifty is a Dutch-based organization that has launched multiple initiatives to highlight inspirational female role models in the tech and innovation sectors. 



Canadian Blood Services: OneMatch Registration

Red blood cells
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Registering to become a stem cell donor means committing to be there when you get the call to Give Life. When you donate stem cells, you Give Life to one of the hundreds of Canadians who are in need at any given time. You can help by joining Canadian Blood Services' OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network.

Visit the Canadian Blood Services table on campus for more information on how to register to be a donor.

It’s a commitment no one should make lightly—but the rewards are immense.
All it takes is a little time and the willingness to donate to any patient in Canada or around the world.

Venue & Address: 
Main Lobby, 100 McCaul Street