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Building and supporting a skilled workforce

There is an ever-increasing knowledge gap hovering over industries around the world. As the workforce continues to age, it becomes critical to place our attention on building up the skills necessary to fill newly opened roles and innovative opportunities.

TechGirls Canada

Fluke Partner TechGirls Canada

TechGirls is a not-for-profit lab conducting social and scientific research about women’s labor market participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. To extend their reach and help more people, TechGirls collaborates with artists and communities to present their study findings in a beautiful, accessible, and compelling way.

Saadia Muzaffar, President and co-founder, along with their sibling (and co-founder) Saira Muzaffar, saw and heard the everyday career struggles of women...

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Why do STEM-trained immigrant women choose Canada?

Why do STEM-trained immigrant women choose Canada?

Our data shows that most participants’ motivation to immigrate to Canada is multilayered, with many intersecting and overlapping factors driving the choice to immigrate from their home countries and choosing Canada vs. other parts of the world.

When we posed this question to our participants, the primary reason for immigrating to Canada was personal well-being—accounting for 43% of the responses.

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Getting to know STEM-trained immigrant women in Canada

Getting to know STEM-trained immigrant women in Canada

Based on our data, the profile that emerges is that immigrant women educated and experience in STEM fields tend to be divers of the decision in choosing Canada, and their decision is in large part based on non-economic factors of person well-being, safety, security, and mobility.

Excerpts from TechGirls’ Prosperity Report, June 2020. Click here to read the full report

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