Lassonde will celebrate International Women's Day in partnership with the Toronto District School Board, Parents Advocating for Student Success (PASS) and IBM Canada STEM 4 Girls.
Lassonde will host an all-female event for over 120 local high school students.
On March 7, young women will attend a private screening of the Academy Award nominated film, Hidden Figures, at Cineplex Cinemas Yorkdale, followed by a tour of the Bergeron Centre. The film tells the story of the impact three black women who were scientists and engineers at NASA in the 1960s.
Volunteer Opportunities Available
If you are interested in volunteering for this event, we are looking for 13 volunteers to help with tours of the Bergeron Centre and running hands-on workshops.
If you are a student and would like to get involved in this initiative, please click here.