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Preparing For Grace Hopper

The Grace Hopper conference is fast approaching, and I can barely contain my excitement! I’ve been working pretty hard the last few days to try and finish all my assignments, as well as get my resume updated and other UofTHacks related business sorted out so that I can enjoy my time at Grace Hopper without […]


That One Time I Hack’ed The North

Note: This has been cross-posted on my medium account at https://medium.com/@aashnisshah Tl;dr: Hack the North was incredible. I finally managed to make it out to Hack The North, and I’m so happy I decided to go. I was a little worried about whether or not I should go since I had just gotten back from […]


Canadian Undergraduate Tech Conference

The Canadian Undergraduate Tech Conference, also know as CUTC is aimed at Undergrad students interested in Technology, bringing together a group of Technology enthusiasts with backgrounds in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, Accounting and Design. It’s an excellent representation of the future, as every industry becomes more technologically influenced. I attended CUTC in 2013 as a […]


FITC Womens Mix and Make Social

The FITC Womens Mix and Make social was hosted by Pearl Chen and Caroline McGregor at the beautiful Mozilla office and sponsored by Intel Canada. FITC is all about Future, Innovation, Technology and Creativity. It’s a 3 day conference with incredible talks by speakers from all around the world. I’ll be writing another blog about […]


HackWestern 2015

On the 27th of March, I got onto a bus heading west to Hack Western. This is the first student planned hackathon that I’ve attended (where I haven’t helped organize it), and it was amazing! There was a huge difference in being at a hackathon as a participant – it felt really weird having no […]


PodCamp Toronto

A few weeks ago, I was given the chance to do something I hadn’t expected to do – I was invited to speak at a Conference. The Podcamp Toronto Conference to be more precise. Taken from their website, “Podcamp Toronto is Canada’s largest and longest running un-conference for people who create digital experiences and are […]


Why I Want To Go To FITC

FITC; Future, Innovation, Technology, Creativity. They are hosting a conference in Toronto, and this is why I want to go. To learn more about FITC, and the FITC Woman’s initiative, click here. The technological growth in the last few years has been astounding. Everyday there are multiple announcements of amazing new technology that is here […]


#DearMe – International Womens Day 2015

YouTube is currently doing a #DearMe campaign in celebration of International Women’s Day. Shout out to Kya for being the first post I saw about this! International Womens Day is a day to celebrate many of the victories amazing women have achieved. #DearMe 15 Years Ago: You’re seven years old. Keep enjoying what you’re doing. […]


New Years Resolution: Relax and Enjoy

Smile yo! You made it to 2014!! The first thing I social media’d in 2014. And I truly mean it. Taking time to smell the roses every now and then is important, especially when you’ve survived another year, and so you should smile. 2013 has been a year full of exciting events. We welcomed Prince […]


UofTHacks 2013, An Overview

UofTHacks, and it was amazing! This was the largest Student Run Hackathon to take place in Canada, with over 350 participants in total! UofTHacks was a 36-hour hackathon that took place between Friday 27th September and Sunday 29th September. Here’s a breakdown of what happened for all of you who missed it, and a reminder […]