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Unleash Your Potential, Define Your Future!

  • Are you a high school girl in grades 10-12, uncertain about your path after graduation? Eager to discover your passions and define your future?

  • Have you thought about a career in Tech? It's not just about coding; technology is everywhere, in every field, and essential for success!

  • Join the STEP UP! Program and embark on a thrilling journey of self-discovery, empowerment, and endless possibilities!

  • This 8-week program that runs every Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Step Up!


Girls Step Up! is a transformative program that empowers high school girls by introducing them to the dynamic world of technology, leadership, entrepreneurship, and STEM fields, while pairing them with industry leading mentors. Our mission is simple: to inspire and equip the next generation of female leaders to thrive in their careers.


  • 8 exciting modules revealing the world of tech, workplace skills, and uncovering your passions and your potential.

  • Engaging online sessions where learning is an adventure about you.

  • Real conversations with mentors who've walked the talk.

  • Discover what lights your fire and where you want to go.

Who Can Join?

High School Students who identify as female in grades 10-12 who are curious about technology, leadership, entrepreneurship, and STEM.

Important Dates:

  • The fall session is currently underway

  • Application Deadline for the Winter 2024: Thursday, February 29, 2024.

  • Program Duration: 8 weeks, with one 1-hour session per week

Register Now!

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  • Supercharge Your Confidence: Discover your inner superpowers and boost your confidence.
  • Adventure into Self-Discovery: Dive deep into your interests, values, and dreams.
  • Meet the Trailblazers: Get inspired by amazing women leaders and post-secondary students who've conquered challenges and seen success.
  • Navigate with Expertise: Receive personalized mentorship and guidance to navigate the road ahead.
  • Join the Squad: Connect with fellow high school girls and women who share your mission to inspire and uplift each other.
  • Tech Exploration: Dive into the fascinating world of the power of technology. Explore AI, digital innovation, and tech careers with guidance from experts.
  • Empowerment Hub: This isn't just a course; it's a fun, interactive hub of strong, forward-thinking women!


Questions? Contact TechImpact’s Digital Skills Program Manager, Sophie Leonard, at



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Inside the Girls Step Up! Program: Iris Metcalfe's Story

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Neonika, a tenth-grader at Carleton North High School, shares her journey from India to Canada. She found the Step-Up program very helpful, offering her a chance to explore different fields and develop new skills. 
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