BioEndeavor Inc. | Kids Out and About Toronto

BioEndeavor Inc.

Address: 
1 King Street W
Toronto , ON , M5H1A1
Contact name: 
Dr. Minna Allarakhia
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BioEndeavor is a non-profit organization that seeks to empower youth, adults and educators through global citizenship. We empower young women to succeed by leading for good including through--personal development and finding purpose, soft skills development, as well as charting their education and career paths. We equally engage youth through social entrepreneurship, green innovation and design--empowering youth to take a leading role on sustainable development and climate action through innovation. We work with educators and parents to create meaningful learning experiences based on purpose for the whole student/child.

She Designs the Way Forward is a 6-day virtual program to support young women through a journey of:

  • self-awareness  

  • finding purpose 

  • creating a vision of one’s future self 

  • brainstorming new educational and career opportunities 

  • human skills development 

  • education and career mapping to create a path into leadership 

The program was created by Dr. Minna Allarakhia an alumna of MIT, Brown University and the University of Waterloo.  She created this program, because every young woman needs a champion. 

Dr. Minna Allarakhia is a faculty at the University of Waterloo and Co-Founder of BioEndeavor Inc. She will provide an inside view of university life including choosing schools and programs, as well as emerging education and career opportunities for young women. 

The 6-day virtual journey includes a 2-hour live morning Zoom session with peers and Dr. Minna Allarakhia followed by afternoon self-reflection exercises. The program is supported by exercises and reading on the BioEndeavor platform which will be available for the afternoon activities and for lifetime access after the live program, including the supporting online community to ensure continued connectivity and engagement for students. The 6-day journey includes: 
 

Girl Gazing

Day 1: Beginning the Journey with You
Building self-awareness and self-confidence.
Understanding the true measure of your self-worth
by connecting to your values and beliefs.

Contemplating by the Window

Day 2: Resilience through Purpose and Knowing your Goals
Understanding the science behind purpose and its impact on your well-being including your physical and emotional well-being. Finding clarity in your goals and purpose across your education and career path.

Earth

Day 3: Emerging Opportunities Driven by Global Challenges
Understanding emerging education and career opportunities driven by technology, sustainable development, and global responsibility. Envisioning your future self and learning how to create this future vision of yourself.

Teamwork

Day 4: The Human Skills Needed to Succeed in our Global World
Developing and leveraging your human skills to stand out as a young woman. Finding your strengths as a young woman who is a critical thinker, creative innovator, powerful communicator, empathetic collaborator and moral leader. 

Girls Studying

Days 5 and 6: Designing Your Education and Career Map-Achieving Excellence as an Emerging Young Leader
Mapping your education and career path. Group and instructor led discussions will assist students in finding schools, programs, and leadership opportunities that align well with their purpose and vision of their future self. 

Daily Reflections: Daily reflections enable personal development, connect students to their purpose, and guide students in finding their place in this world as a Lead-HER.  

Peer to Peer Real Life Learning: Students will work with their fellow Lead-HERs to strengthen their confidence and sense of self-worth, develop their human skills using case-based simulations, and jointly develop their education and career maps.

One-on-One Time with an MIT/Brown Alumna:  Students will spend one-on-one time with Dr. Minna Allarakhia-an MIT and Brown Alumna and faculty at the University of Waterloo, to share their education and career vision boards using the BioEndeavor Building My Education and Career Canvas on Purpose. 

My Education and Career Canvas.jpg

Contact Dr. Minna Allarakhia at minna@bioendeavor.net to learn more about this journey for you or your daughter. 

An investment of a lifetime.  
A journey to find yourself and your place in the world.

Together, we can ensure that our voices are heard
to solve the great challenges of our world AS LEAD-HERS. 

View our free preview modules and register for this program. 
Visit the BioEndeavor Academy at: https://bioendeavor.thinkific.com/courses/designingthewayforward to view the preview modules. 

Limited spots available to ensure personal interaction with peers and Dr. Minna Allarakhia.

I Want to be an Innovator: 5 week virtual class for elementary students to learn about green innovation through creative expression. She Designs the Way Forward: 6 week virtual class for young women to chart their education and career path.

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