The She-Ecosystem

Time to witness some glass ceilings shatter!

The She-Ecosystem is a platform dedicated to Diversity, Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women.

For a more equal, fair and just world, women - half the world's population - need to be involved in all aspects of societies (as she chooses).  But the 3 main areas where massive impacts can be made, are with more women in: Entrepreneurship, in STEM, & in Politics.

Hence, at The She-Ecosystem, the 3 main fields of focus are:

  • She-Entrepreneurs

  • She-STEMs (Including: She-Startups - New: She-Space!)

  • She-Governs

'Merriam-Webster' announced that the 'Word of the Year' 2017 is Feminism.

The definition reads as such: “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes” and “organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests.”

August 2, 2019

(Below, a short explanation on why I’m writing about Women in ‘STEM-&-Space’ and my personal interest in this subject.  To go straight to the interviews, just scroll down the text between the blue lines here below.)

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July 13, 2019

If you need a dose (more like a triple shot) of inspiration, maybe even motivation, I got one for you with my feature of Shawna Pandya, MD.  I can tell you that when I grow up (I’m older than Shawna) I want to be just like her!

Jok...

June 11, 2019

In early March 2019, news of a “First All-Female Spacewalk”, scheduled at month’s end, went viral pretty quickly on social media.  (The spacewalk remained on schedule, but ended up not being an all-female team.)

But it’s an enthusi...

March 14, 2018

To have Victoria Lennox from Startup Canada participate on this platform is such a gift!

A serial entrepreneur, who works with start-ups, and has a background in Political Science, Governance and Public Policy, she is the all-encom...

February 8, 2018

A 40-minute talk over the phone with Soodeh Farokhi, PhD in Cloud Computing left me inspired!.  She is the founder and CTO of C2RO Cloud Robotics, a Canadian Start-up that offers the 1st Cloud Robotics SaaS Platform, providing AI...

October 11, 2017

Notwithstanding some present-day improvement, gender equality in the scientific field is a dreadful battle. Concordantly, the increment of women in the science department has been marvelous. However, it still just isn't fair!

First...

August 23, 2017

Although there are separate chapters on this platform for entrepreneurs, and for women in STEM (and in politics), this inspiring woman is both an entrepreneur and an engineer, and as she answered both sets of questions from each c...

August 19, 2017

I'm pleased to have our first member in the "She-STEMs" chapter.  Dr. Neta Kela-Madar is a professional in healthcare innovation development and personalized medicine.  I met Dr. Kela-Madar at an event in early 2017, and I wrote a...

July 24, 2017

On July 13, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Queen Elizabeth II has approved the appointment of Julie Payette to be Canada’s next Governor General.

What exciting news!!

Julie Payette, a woman (the 4th in Canadian history...

July 22, 2017

July 22 is “Pi Approximation Day” (under format Day/Month, which is: 22/7), and hence the fraction 22/7, which is a common approximation of Pi (π), makes this date, the unofficial or casual day for it (official Pi (π) Day is March...

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“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”  ~  Mahatma Gandhi

I believe there needs to be a global mindset shift on all issues pertaining to women.  And as it is the change I wish to see in the world, it is what I strive to do with  The She-Ecosystem platform.

~ Iris

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