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U of T marked International Women’s Day across its three campuses with advocacy and new initiatives promoting girls and women.
Angela Schoellig, an assistant professor at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS), has been awarded a 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship. She will receive USD $60,000 over a two-year period to stimulate her fundamental research into machine learning as applied to autonomous aerial vehicles.
In 2018, Canada will issue a new $10 banknote bearing the likeness of Viola Desmond, a businesswoman and black civil-rights activist. Joining her on the shortlist was Elsie MacGill (ElecE 2T7), Canada’s first female electrical engineering graduate, and the world’s first woman aircraft designer.