Episode 50: Dana Mills, Youth STEM Outreach Coordinator, Yukon College
Alison Anderson and the Yukon Edition of Best of the WWEST are back! This time, you'll hear from Dana Mills, who spends a lot of time with children and youth - and loves it! You'll hear why it's so important to support youth in their passions and the fascinating research Dana undertook about youth transitioning out of foster care. Plus, find out what she would bring to a deserted island and who inspires her.
Guest: Dana Mills
Dana Mills recently moved to Whitehorse from Ontario and has assumed the role of Youth STEM Outreach Coordinator at Yukon College. She has years of experience working with children and youth and believes this position will be a great opportunity to combine her work experience and formal education. She is excited to expand on the STEM programming that has been done in previous years by introducing more year round programming and having more STEM outreach to Yukon’s communities. Dana recently completed her Master of Science in Global Health and before that she completed her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.
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- Camp Trillium
- Child Welfare Political Action Team
- Global Health program at McMaster University
- Heart Lake First Nation
- Mount Allison University
- Ultimate Frisbee
- Yukon College Kid's Programs
Hosted by: Alison Anderson (@AlisonVAnderson)
Theme Music: “Positive and Fun” by Scott Holmes
Produced by: Vanessa Reich-Shackelford