Posted Thursday, February 6th, 2014
Dick DeStefano, Executive Director SAMSSA One of most current issues in the mining community is the growing population of professional women who are actively participating in the mining work force globally. I recently wrote an article entitled, “What Would We Do Without Women in Mining?” describing an organization recently reconstructed and reorganized into an association […]
Posted Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
Funded primarily by the Brazilian Government, the SwB scholarship program was launched in July 2011. The program to send 101,000 Brazilian students to study internationally in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects by 2015. The Government of Brazil is funding 75,000 scholarships and a further 26,000 are being funded by the private sector.
Posted Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Darryl Lake never thought of himself as an entrepreneur, but in the early 1990s, his career as an academic took an unexpected turn with his effort to end the Sudbury brain drain of young talented people. In 1995, Lake left his position as Cambrian College’s dean of health sciences, trades and technology, and started the […]
SAMSSA AGM 2013