Where in the world is Bridgeable?
Curious what your old friends at Bridgeable have been up to? Here's a quick rundown of the latest and greatest appearances by Bridgers outside of Bridgeable.
Julie Man at SKETCHTalks Toronto
In March, Julie Man participated in panel about building and nurturing creativity in teams at SKETCHTalks Toronto! Seema Jethalal, Regional Director General, Canadian Heritage, moderated the panel, which also included Duri Alajrami, VP, Marketing and Communications, Moneris; Prairie Koo, Director and Owner, Ink & Water Tattoo; and Chris Stefanyk, Head of Brand Partnerships, Wattpad.
Bonnie Tang, Elina Mer, Minyan Wang, and Savanna Jackson on Post-BMC Life at the University of Toronto
In March, Bonnie Tang, Elina Mer, Minyan Wang, and Savanna Jackson had a wonderful time speaking to students in the Master of Science in Biomedical Communications Program at the University of Toronto, sharing their knowledge and expertise about life post-BMC!
Sara Legg and Mathieu Ranger with Heidi Mok at OCAD
This winter, Bridgers Sara Legg and Mathieu Ranger were guest lecturers for Bridgeable alumna Heidi Mok’s class “Applying Design Research to Systems.” Mathieu shared some tips and tricks on how to use storytelling techniques to make presentations more compelling. Students learned about such things as the importance of editing, the power of the word “but,” and techniques for practicing your presentation.
Terri Block, Chris Ferguson, Jane Park, and Nika Stelman at The Rotman Design Challenge
In February, several Bridgers participated in this year’s Rotman Design Challenge, including Terri Block as a team coach, Nika Stelman and Jane Park as judges, and Bridgeable’s Founder, Chris Ferguson, as a finalist judge. Sponsored by Kingspan, a construction company specializing in high-performance insulation and building envelope solutions, the Design Challenge asked participating teams to envision how Kingspan might become a leader in the future of digital construction.
Nika Stelman on The Coffee Chat with Coach Leigh
Nika Stelman talked about her career, design thinking, and Bridgeable on The Coffee Chat with Coach Leigh podcast in February.
Jim Muzyka on the ITAC Board of Directors
In February, Jim Muzyka rejoined the 30-person Board of Directors of ITAC, the Information Technology Association of Canada, which he chaired from 2014 to 2016. Currently the board is chaired by Kevin Peesker, President of Microsoft Canada.