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Date: Monday, March 18, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Urgent problems and challenges like food security, climate change, health care, mental health need solutions. The theory on social impact will show how together when we use social innovation, social entrepreneurship, and social finance we can solve these real problems. We have much to learn from Indigenous approaches to innovation which are informed by cultures and languages, supporting community led solutions. Join us as we share a variety of approaches and put you to work solving some real issues.

Date and time: Entrepreneurship week at UofT! Monday March 18 10 am to 12 p.m.
Location: ONRamp, first floor, Banting Institute, 100 College St. Toronto
Facilitators: Wendy Phillips, UTSC Elder/Cultural Advisor; Cindy Ross Pedersen, Executive Director, The Agency at UofT, theagencyuoft.ca

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Map & Data Library

Data visualization gives us a better understanding of our data and helps us communicate that to others. It has the potential to generate insights, communicate findings, and illustrate evidence. Conversely, a poor visualization can undermine an argument or even mislead the reader.

Through a combination of lecture and activities, this three-hour workshop will use a data visualization workflow model to introduce students to best practices and guidelines for designing effective visualizations and evaluating visualizations. For the final part of the workshop, students will get a chance to work with a common data visualization tool, Tableau Desktop, creating visualizations such as a line graph of average temperature by month, a treemap of population by world regions, and a stacked bar graph of word frequencies in Romeo and Juliet.

For more information on Data Visualization, including topics covered in the workshop, and services offered by the libraries, see our Data Visualization Guide.

Location: Robarts Library. e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Robarts Library

Learn how to safely operate the LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printers. You must complete this safety training session before you can use our 3D printers. You must also pass our 3D printing knowledge test.

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: 2:10pm - 3:00pm
Location: Gerstein Library

Learn how to safely operate the Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printers. You must complete this safety training session before you can use our 3D printers.

3D Printing Safety Training

Date: Tuesday, March 19th 2:10pm - 3:00pm

Location: MADLab, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 1 Below, room B112

Presenters: Erica Lenton, Gerstein Librarian & Mike Spears, MADLab Manager

What's Covered: 

- overview of 3D Printing @ Gerstein + MADLab policies & guidelines for use

- instructions for safe & effective use of the 3D printers

- how to prepare a 3D design file for printing 

- basic design principles

Questions?

Send your questions to gerstein.3Dprinting@utoronto.ca or visit our website at: http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/3dprinting

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am

This seminar is offered to owners of small businesses and self-employed individuals who need help in understanding their tax obligations. The presentation is geared towards unincorporated businesses and will provide participants with the basic principles and resources needed to navigate the tax system.

When: Entrepreneurship Week at U of T! Wednesday, March 20, 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Where: ONRamp, first floor, Banting Institute, 100 College St. Toronto

Facilitator bios:

Nathaniel Momongan is a Liaison Officer at the Canada Revenue Agency. He joined the agency in 2008 and has been a part of the Income Tax Audit Division since 2014. Nathaniel holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Ryerson University.

Mithilah Mahendran is a Liaison Officer at the Canada Revenue Agency. She joined the agency in 2015 and became a part of the Income Tax Audit Division in 2018. Mithilah holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree from York University, and a Diploma in Accounting from Seneca College.

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Please note: Workshops with four or fewer attendees will be canceled.  All workshop are free and registration is required. However, if you cannot attend a workshop, and fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing others on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10 per missed workshop.

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Women in STEM

International women in science : a biographical dictionary to 1950 /
The Visible woman : imaging technologies, gender, and science /
Women in science : meeting career challenges /
Fair science : women in the scientific community /
Achieving XXcellence in science : role of professional societies in advancing women in science : proceedings of a workshop AXXS 2000 /
Women's science : learning and succeeding from the margins /
Women in science : career processes and outcomes /
Women and minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics : upping the numbers /
Secrets of women : gender, generation and the origins of human dissection /
Women, science, and society : the crucial union /
Removing barriers : women in academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics /
Women in science : a social and cultural history /
Has feminism changed science? /
Women changing science : voices from a field in transition /
Women in mathematics : the addition of difference /
Transforming your STEM career through leadership and innovation [electronic resource] : inspiration and strategies for women /
Common science? : women, science, and knowledge /
Feminism and science /
Sciences from below : feminisms, postcolonialities, and modernities /