Simone Viger is passionate about media arts education and designing engaging programs for youth. She is the Local Programs and Media Arts Coordinator for Girls Action Foundation, where she develops, coordinates, and facilitates programs for girls in partnership with schools and community organizations.
You have this theory that you’ve held on to for a long time, this theory that all of your trips and all of your experiences have dug little holes in you. All of your homes, and all of your lives have burrowed right into your soul and taken hold. So while you may not live there anymore, they still live inside of you, and you feel them, always.
I would use those words to describe how I felt when it finally hit me that after years of hard work, I finally earned my degree. I was sure I was on a path of career, finally time for adultness. I may even become a writer.
I was born and raised in Whitehorse, Yukon, where I lived until after I graduated high school. Following a couple of years off school, I moved to Montreal to study at McGill University, where I’m finally about to complete my undergraduate degree.
Emilie Cushman, then a senior at the University of Windsor and her teammates, came up with the idea of creating an interviewing platform that allows admissions officers or hiring managers to record video questions and send them to candidates through email or embed them in their online application process.
There is an idea that the internet is equally accessible to everyone, that it is a medium where one can largely be anonymous, where barriers and prejudices associated with one’s appearance no longer exist.
Social media has an equally destructive and uplifting influence on our sense of self. What will the long term effects be of the overwhelming need to deconstruct our compelling, 3-Dimensional journeys into a bite sized status update that will garner the most “likes?”
Today’s feminism is about the multiplicity of political outlets and voices; it’s about the reclaiming of emotions; it’s about the so-to-speak “messiness” of everyday life. And YES, it’s about the internet.
À partir d’aujourd’hui, vendredi, le 14 février, kickaction.ca invite les jeunes femmes à échanger et à discuter des problématiques qui leur tiennent à coeur pendant un carnaval de blogues d’une durée de trois semaines !
Les faits ne mentent pas. Les secteurs des télécommunications, des médias et de l’Internet, quant à leurs postes de hautes directions, sont manifestement beaucoup moins accessibles aux femmes qu’aux hommes.
Voici la toute dernière création artistique née du projet Filles et Égalité: une valeur ajoutée! Il s’agit d’une vidéo artistique créée par les jeunes femmes qui conforment le réseau, dans laquelle elles expriment leur point de vue sur l’importance de leur espace entre filles et prennent position sur l’égalité ente hommes et femmes, depuis leur […]
Growing up, I experienced many gender-based injustices and I saw it as a prevalent thing happening in my community. As a result, I continue to work hard to foster a society where everyone is equal so that people may have a better quality of life.