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Cora Usurelu Wins SHAD Cup!

SEPTEMBER 23RD, 2019

Congratulations to Brain Power alumna Cora Usurelu who won the SHAD Cup at McGill University this summer! Cora heard about SHAD through our posting of Student Opportunities at Brain Power. Brain Power director and founder, Dr. Karine Rashkovsky, supported Cora with her application essay and connected her with previous Brain Power students who attended SHAD. Cora attributes her success to winning the SHAD Cup to her Public Speaking class at Brain Power! CONGRATULATIONS, CORA!

Andrew Zhou Creates Toronto Robotics Society

SEPTEMBER 23RD, 2019

This summer Brain Power student Andrew Zhou created the Toronto Robotics Society, a non-profit organization. Andrew and some of his very experienced robotics colleagues then ran a summer robotics program over the first two weeks of August. Andrew says: “[The program was] designed to be suitable for students that have no experience in robotics, but also for students who are interested in joining our teams and competing over fall/winter.” Andrew even came in to recruit potential Robotics Club members from Brain Power! How great to see...

Brain Power Students at DECA GRIT!

SEPTEMBER 23RD, 2019

This summer Brain Power students Christopher Lam, Carolyn Zhu, and Miyuki Mori (pictured) attended the DECA GRIT conference at the University of Waterloo! Miyuki says, “Overall, it was a really informative conference, and I acquired a lot of new tips and tricks to be successful in my DECA competitions.” Congratulations to all!

Ernst Ma Speaks at Conference!

SEPTEMBER 23RD, 2019

Brain Power Public Speaking alumni Ernst Ma had an amazing opportunity to wow three major CEOs, and the public speaking skills he learned at Brain Power came in handy! Ernst was in Hong Kong this summer, interning for a biodegradable plastic company called Global Acceleration. The product he is pitching in the video below is a biodegradable, compostable, super-strong plastic that is high and low temperature resistant. To see the video on Facebook, click here!  Ernst wrote a note to Brain Power’s founder and director, Dr....

Evelyn Beilin Honoured at Model UN!

MAY 19TH, 2019

Brain Power student Evelyn Beilin recently participated in Model UN and won an Honourable Mention Award! That’s so great, Evelyn! For the Model UN, Evelyn was on the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC). In that committee, she was the French delegate, representing France on the topic of girls’ education. She worked with other delegates from other countries in the UN to determine how they could find resolutions to this problem. CONGRATULATIONS, EVELYN!