Save the date for the ASHRAE NAC April Dinner meeting held at the UofA Faculty Club. ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer, Heather L. Platt P.E., will be speaking on the topic of Designing for Facility Maintenance.
Heather has spent the past 25 years helping buildings operate (and perform) better, improving energy efficiency, and enhancing ease of use for the facility staff. She has spent the majority of her career in the healthcare sector. She is a 20 year ASHRAE member and has participated in numerous Code Development subcommittees. She is a contributing author for various publications with ASHRAE and ASHE, including HVAC Design Manual for Hospitals and Clinics, Second Edition, (ASHRAE).
Members - $50
Non-Members - $65
Students - $20
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You are invited to Celebrate Women in ASHRAE with the Northern Alberta Chapter. The purpose is to encourage women in our industry to get involved with ASHRAE, networking opportunities, for women to feel welcome & have their voices and opinions heard. We are extremely excited to introduce our special guest and speaker for the evening, 10 year old, Sophia Fairweather! Sophia was just named to the UN Women's SHEInnovators list. Last year she was a Canada 150 Women of Inspiration recipient and is a #GameChanger for girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Sophia will talk about her journey, and how she helping merge technology, parents, and girls. See below for her BIO.
All proceeds will go towards ASHRAE Research Grants.
Tickets $30 each or $55 for a pair of tickets.
Included in your ticket is amazing appetizers, networking opportunities and inspiring speakers.
Consider sponsoring a female colleague or client.
Please contact Christina to discuss sponsorship opportunities at 780-222-5504 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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I would like to introduce you an amazing 10y/o .... Sophia, as she is a very interesting leader and award winner in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). She is a Board member to AWSN.org, a Government Policy Influencer/Panelist, an Entrepreneur, and an Inventor . Sophia's online presence can easily be found on Google by Googling Sophia Fairweather, going to Twitter / LinkedIn, or her Site StartUpBySophia.com/products. She has won 6 national level Awards e.g. Canada 150 Women of Inspiration Award, ASTECH Award, Manning Innovation Award Alberta, TECVenture Award, ATB Leaders of Tomorrow Award. And she has been recognized in both the Alberta Legislative Assembly, the Canadian Senate, and the Parliament of Canada for her efforts.
Sophia Fairweather has reached nearly 350000+ ( ok I have lost count), and as you can tell is very motivated youngster who is using STEM Innovation to get youth and especially girls in to Technology and Engineering as well as leadership by opening doors, role modeling and setting an example to both parents and youth. She is showing that "Innovation does NOT Discriminate" and is for every one regardless of age, lifestyle, and culture. She has created and sold 4 products, her favorites being the Windshield BandAid, Funcro, and now an Air Quality System which is new new and is still in R&D .... and is looking for partners to assist other youth like her .
Her happiest moments have come from influencing parents and youth about "What is possible !!" and showing them 'That they are not alone !!!"; as well as influencing the Government of Canada to open up an $11 million dollar fund and grant process for girls in STEM which is opening up more doors for girls like her though the Minister Maryam Monsef's announcement in the Budget Implementation Act."