D’Andre Wilson-Ihejirika - Fort McMurray
Master of Applied Science (University of Toronto)
Born in Nassau, Bahamas, D’Andre Wilson-Ihejirika mixes entrepreneurial zeal with engineering prowess and her African diaspora roots to create, well, a lot. Aside from project development with Suncor, she started and runs BrainSTEM Alliance, which provides outreach programming in sciences, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for young Albertans. Her other company, Ziri Bags, manufactures African wax-print cloth bags and donates a percentage of sales to several scholarships for women.