Insights + Innovators Episode 2 – From Consumer to Creator: Hear How This Inspiring Young Chemist is Driving Creative Expression Through Technology

Lauren Sortome began their STEM journey with a boost of encouragement from their high school chemistry teacher, who inspired them to embrace their potential by engaging deeply with their own curiosity. Lauren discovered a passion for math and chemistry, and now they travel the country offering the same encouragement and guidance to young people, especially in northern Canada. “Youth have to become the producers of technology, to think beyond what they have now to make things better,” Lauren says. To them, diversity is key to the future of technology: “All these people we’re not hearing from currently, we need their creativity.”

Listen to Lauren share their story as they describe how better inclusion will extend the potential of technology and improve the future of work. 

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