Outreach Committee

Meet the team behind all our Outreach events:

Shirley Yang

Head of Outreach

Shirley is an undergraduate Computer Science student at the University of British Columbia. She is currently completing her co-op at Ericsson as a Software Tools Developer, learning about the newest cutting-edge technologies in the market. A STEM enthusiast who has always loved to get involved with science and tech outreach initiatives, she is incredibly excited to join the PTC Board as Head of Outreach. She’s happy to talk about anything tech, music and vinyl, culture/news podcasts, or where you can find the best coffee in town.

Shkula Wardak

Workshop & Curriculum Coordinator

Shkula is a Computer Science student at the University of Ottawa and is passionate about helping others explore the world of programming and all its coolest applications! Her plans for this summer include a co-op term at Health Canada. When she’s not studying, she’s playing field hockey with her school’s field hockey club, tutoring elementary students in math and science, or exploring new parts of the city on her bike. She loves spending time outside in nature, dabbling in interior design, making her friends laugh and tending to her numerous plants.

Farishtay Yousuf

Logistics Coordinator

Farishtay is a grade 12 student at All Saints Catholic High School. She is passionate about robotics and aspires to be a Software Engineer. Her interest in engineering arose after her co-op placement in Ericsson where she learned about various software innovation techniques and 5G testing. Her experiences at co-op and organizing events has led her to her role at PTC. Her responsibilities in this role are to organize, promote and reach out to sponsors in all regions of PTC. Through PTC she aims to give students the exposure to STEM fields and their future career pathway.

Jenna Xiao

Graphic Designer

Jenna is a Grade 11 student from Colonel By Secondary School. She fell in love with the concept of graphic design when she was first introduced to the world of Photoshop. Combined with her interest in art and photography, her passion drove her to teach herself the skills needed to turn a photo into a masterpiece. In her free time, she scrolls through countless UI & UX designs, colour palettes and website designs for inspiration. Outside of exploring new designs, Jenna is passionate about volleyball and enjoys filmmaking and video editing. In PTC, she hopes to improve her skills in design and create eye-catching content that will lead students to participate in their remarkable conferences.


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