Brain Power in the News

Check out these features about Brain Power in the media!

Think Like a Genius – Episode 3: Education...

MAY 30TH, 2023

In this special two-part episode of our exciting Think Like a Genius podcast, Sarah Meehan Sirk moderates a panel of fellow Brain Power educators and thinkers — Vadim Tyuryaev, Dr. Joel Benabu, and Ilya Kreynin — on the technological revolution provoking both curiosity and concern in education right now. LISTEN TO PART 1: CLICK HERE! LISTEN TO PART 2: CLICK HERE!

Think Like a Genius – Episode 2: Math...

APRIL 29TH, 2023

Data scientist and Brain Power math instructor Vadim Tyuryaev shares his inside scoop on learning math, logic, and genius — and why perseverance is key to not only thinking like a genius, but to thriving in the age of machine-learning. Brain Power boss Vanessa Iarocci weighs in, from personal experience.

Dr. Ryan Fics Speaks at Conference on AI...

APRIL 23RD, 2023

We are pleased to announce that our very own Dr. Ryan Fics will be participating in the “Generative AI and the Future of Education” event at co-hosted by the Schwartz Reisman Institute and the Centre for Ethics at the University of Toronto! We are very proud to support our instructors in their independent academic pursuits! Location & Time: The Nexus Lounge on the 12th floor of OISE (252 Bloor St. West) from 3:00 – 5:00 PM. The event will feature a moderated...

RBC Women of Influence Nomination

MARCH 29TH, 2023

We are excited to share that Brain Power’s CEO, Vanessa Iarocci, has been nominated for the RBC Women of Influence Award! Vanessa says, “I am so honoured to accept this nomination on behalf of our faculty and team. At Brain Power, we are a community of experts and academics who believe that connecting brilliant faculty with students is what sets our classrooms apart.”

Think Broadly & Start Early

MARCH 18TH, 2023

Check out the new article about our 1-on-1 and group sessions for university-bound students in City Life magazine! from the article: “High school is a time for exploration, growth, and preparation for the future. For many students, the ultimate goal is to attend a university and pursue their passions. However, the university application process can be daunting, and students may not know where to start. Brain Power, a 30- year international leader in enrichment programs for high-potential kids from Grade 1 through Grade...

University Preparation Webinar

MARCH 18TH, 2023

Brain Power’s very own  Dr. Cassandra Chapman and Dr. Karine Rashkovsky held a webinar for Kids and Company on university preparation for Grades 7+! Dr. Chapman and Dr. Rashkovsky talked about how students could begin preparing for their futures as early as middle school by taking on leadership roles, participating in competitions, developing their communication skills, and building their networks. If you are / have a Grade 10 or 11 student who wants to start thinking about their future careers and the different university programs that...