Stepping Down from Awesome Ottawa

Sea World Dolphin

The last few weeks, I’ve been thinking about what it means to be an Awesome Foundation trustee. Yes, it’s putting our money where our mouths are; not just saying “that would be a cool project” but putting the money on the table to fund it. More than that though, for me it’s been about being […]

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In Pursuit of Awesome: The Myth of the “Right” Time

Perfect timing, right?

I got an amazing response to my In Pursuit of Awesome post, here and on Geek Feminism. It’s inspired me to write a series of posts where I explore some of the tips I wrote about and related topics in more depth. Let me offer you a scenario. You move to a new place and […]

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Awesome Ottawa – on the Radio!

You know that feeling when you get on a high speed train, or a rollercoaster? There’s a jolt as it starts and to me it feels like my stomach got left behind a little as my body moved forwards. That’s kinda what’s been happening with Awesome Ottawa lately. I talked to a friend, mentioned it […]

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Making Ottawa More Awesome

Check out my guest post on the Code Factory blog the Road Less Travelled. The Awesome Foundation is a group of 10 people who every month award a grant of $1000 to someone to enable something AWESOME. Examples include: a giant laser, a cotton candy cannon, and a “happiness hat” (my personal favourite). . Ultimately, […]

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Awesome Foundation Ottawa

I’ve heard that you should be the change you want to see in the world. Well, I would like the world to be more AWESOME. It’s time to take action on that, and I have a plan. There’s this thing that was started up in Boston last year called the Awesome Foundation. Basically, it’s a […]

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