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Honored to be part of the Women

By | June 27th, 2017|Categories: blog|

Honored to be part of the Women in #STEAM panel alongside these amazing pioneers at the National Space Society #ISDC2016 Stephanie Kruger, Shawna Pandya, MD , Ellen Ochoa , Anita Gale , Holly Melear  

To everyone who has taken the time to write to me to share their enthusiasm for space and exploration: thank you from the bottom of my heart. I’m not amazing. You’re amazing.

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|

To everyone who has taken the time to write to me to share their enthusiasm for space and exploration: thank you from the bottom of my heart. I'm not amazing. You're amazing.

AN ASTRONAUT CANDIDATE’S TAKE ON GOALS AND LEADERSHIP

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|

When I asked Canadian astronaut candidate Shawna Pandya about which of her many roles she identified with first, she said, “It really depends on the day.” Given the number of roles she has, this answer isn’t a surprise. Pandya’s a resident physician finishing her residency in family practice, training as a citizen science astronaut and aquanaut, [...]

Lougheed College Lectures Presents the Mortar Between the bricks: Emotional…

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|

I will be talking about Leadership & Emotional Intelligence as part of the Peter Lougheed Leadership College Leadership Lecture Series, moderated by former Prime Minister Kim Campbell. This is free and open to the public - just register to ensure seating. Hope to see you all out Monday, January 9th!

Based off conversations with those who have been there.

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|

Vaccines Work. Here Are the Facts.

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|

The risks, the misinformation, and the science behind history’s greatest life saver by Maki Naro Posted December 15th, 2014                                                                           [...]

On Success, Failure, and Pushing the Limits | Shawna Pandya | TEDxUAlberta

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|

Reposting my TEDx talk, "On Success, Failure, Resilience and Pushing the Limits," on Blue Monday for those who may benefit from hearing it. :)

International Women’s Day | Dr. Shawna Pandya | Solve for XX: A call to future leaders to #BeBoldForChange

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|

February 9, 2017 International Women’s Day is just around the corner, and this year’s theme is #BeBoldForChange. It’s a call to action to forge a better way of life – a more inclusive, gender equal world.Throughout the month, we’ll be highlighting some of our acclaimed Women in STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) speakers, who [...]

Our Global Woman of Vision

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|

Our Global Woman of Vision program has profiled over 265 inspiring women in the last 22 years. Join me on Friday, April 7 as we highlight and hear the stories from our 2016/2017 recipients—from citizen astronaut Shawna Pandya, MD to general manager of Rogers Place Susan Darrington to the Right Honourable Kim Campbell, former Canadian Prime [...]

My I.C.U. Patient Lived. Is That Enough?

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: blog|

My I.C.U. Patient Lived. Is That Enough? ISABEL SELIGER By DANIELA J. LAMAS APRIL 1, 2017 He is breathing better and the doctors say his lungs will recover, but he can’t remember his appointments or where he put his keys. It has been months since the surgery and the scars are fading, yet she still wakes [...]