2015 University of Calgary’s Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient – Anar Simpson

2015 University of Calgary's Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient - Anar SimpsonUniversity of Calgary – Almuni Awards

Tech powerhouse Anar Simpson is empowering women and girls around the world through technology.

Champion of the Technovation Challenge – which encourages thousands of girls around the world to participate in the technology industry, special advisor to the office of the chair, Mozilla, on expanding girls’ influence in technology, strategic partnerships advisor for the U.S. State Department’s TechWomen program—and Anar Simpson still remembers the first story she wrote for the Gauntlet as a freshman in the 1980s, which was fraught with questions of how to make the world a better place.

The Arch Awards will be celebrated on the evening of November 19.

More information at The UCalgary Alumni Association’s 2015 Arch Awards 

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Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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