Work Story: Unique project brings Maasai-inspired jewellery to Bloor Street

Work Story: Unique project brings Maasai-inspired jewellery to Bloor Street
As the Maasai matriarch darts her needle in and out of blue beads, she wishes she could add a red one to the mix now and then. But “Mama Teriano” is not home in Kenya making jewellery the traditional way; she is visiting Ryerson University, where her daughter now works, to help fashion a North ...

Work Story Wednesday: Ryerson grad starts own business

Work Story Wednesday: Ryerson grad starts own business
  THE CHALLENGE In 2010, Brennan McEachran founded Toronto-based SoapBox to build software technology that aggregates crowdsourced ideas. Lots of different organizations – ranging from ski camps to universities to non-profits to multinationals – want to get feedback from employees, customers, students, donors and volunteers, and early on Mr. McEachran saw the diverse possible uses ...

Work Story Wednesday: Story of a social advocate & filmmaker

Work Story Wednesday: Story of a social advocate & filmmaker
We all need some motivation in the job hunt. This Work Story Wednesday, you will be sure to feel inspired with the story of Sue Chun, a 2012 graduate of Ryerson University’s Radio & Television Arts program. Chun is a recent recipient of the YWCA Women of Distinction Award for her work as a filmmaker ...