Read about Jenn Atkinson, the new youth services librarian for Truro library, Kim Day, the new president of Steele Auto and more in this week’s alumni news roundup.
Dalhousie alumni were recognized as Canada’s Most Powerful Women – Top 100 in 2017 by Women’s Executive Network. List includes Sara Austin (BA’98), Christine Cooper (MBA’99), Sandy Sharman (MBA’03), Caroline Zayid (LLB’88, BA’85, BSc’82) and Maike van Niekerk (BScN’17), plus Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia.
Martin Greenwood (BSc’00, MBA’04) is CEO of PhotoDynamic Inc., which will test its oral plaque-fighting system at a prestigious research facility in Boston.
Dalhousie alumnus and honorary degree recipient Brian Porter (BComm’80) was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees for Toronto’s University Health Network in mid June 2017.
Iain Klugman (MPA’90), Communitech’s CEO, opened the Communitech Data Hub in Waterloo, Ont. to accommodate the region’s expanding tech industry and to house the Open Data Exchange.
The startup was conceived to highlight the talent on offer at Dal and in Nova Scotia, and enable talented individuals to gain experience here. Chief technology officer Vijay Kumar (MEng’16) helped launch StuGig to assist others like himself find career opportunities.