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Alumni Spotlights

SCIENCE

Yana Eglit '03 Big news for Yana, whose graduate work at Dalhousie University contributed to the discovery of a new branch of life that the research team is calling “hemimastigophora.” Their findings have now been published in the science journal Nature.

You can read the full CBC News article here.

 

ARTS

Peter Lyne '83

Congratulations to Peter who is the new Technical Director for the Indigenous Theatre at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

 

ENTREPRENEUR

Chelsea Brown ’05Chelsea, a passionate champion of people and social causes, is also the VP Development and Operations for Clarity Management Group and Founder and CEO of Millie, which launched this year. Millie inspires and supports women in their journey to live a life that is true to themselves. Millie offers women transformative experiences in two ways: through an ongoing speaker series, Millie Speaks, and female-focused travel, Millie Travels. 

AGRICULTURE

Ali Gamble '03

Alumna Ali Gamble '03 and her husband followed their dream and opened a poultry farm, The Gamble Farm, in Muskoka. You can find their free-run chicken eggs in retail stores across Muskoka, and the couple is working on listing their product in larger supermarket chains for wider distribution.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

Nicholas Pantaleo ‘04 Nicholas is an award-winning social, digital and content strategist. Working at Toronto Global, his team leads the creation and execution of organic and paid social media campaigns and website strategies. Toronto Global is the investment promotion agency that attracts foreign direct investment to the Toronto Region. Nicholas and his team recently received two Gold Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council in Atlanta for their Amazon HQ2 social media campaign. 

 

MANUFACTURING

Brett Lawson '02, Brad lawson '03Brett and Brad Lawson, owners of BBL Energy, have brought a new innovative, proven technology to the North American market to help reverse waste materials that currently end up in landfill or oceans back into a reusable energy source. Their machines can process “dirty” plastic, which currently cannot be recycled, as well as used tires into high quality fuel oil, natural gas and carbon ash. With 30 machines operating in different parts of the world, BBL Energy are now ready to tackle the North American market, starting here in Canada!