Ryerson University

Ryerson University is Canada’s leader in career-focused education, with more than 80 graduate and undergraduate programs in the Faculties of Arts, Business, Communication & Design, Community Services, and Engineering, Architecture and Science. Founded in 1948, Ryerson has graduate and undergraduate enrolments of 21,000 students. Ryerson University salutes Aditya Jha, Chairman of POA Educational Foundation who

Trent University

Endowment Fund for Indigenous Studies Students at Trent and Project Collaborations The POA Educational Foundation created a $100,000 endowment at Trent University. The annual distribution from the funds will be used to support both the Aditya Jha Indigenous Studies Awards and the Aditya Jha Indigenous Studies Bursaries, which will first be made available to Trent

George Brown College

Endowment at George Brown College for Aboriginal students The POA Educational Foundation has created an endowment at the George Brown College to financially support Aboriginal students enrolled in the Chef School. The $250,000 endowment, which includes matched funds from the Ontario Trust for Student Support was announced in June 2007. The new endowment will provide

Nepal Library Foundation

The Nepal Library Foundation (NLF) was conceived in 2004 in Vancouver, Canada by a group of people committed to improving public library resources in Nepal. In March 2005, it was granted charitable status by Canadian Customs and Revenue Agency. The NLF intends to support existing public libraries and the development of new ones. By its

Bridging the digital divide

e-infrastructure Pilot Project for Nepali Schools: Bridging the Digital Divide POA Educational Foundation and Ministry of Education, Government of Nepal, recently entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to launch a pilot project for developing e-infrastructure in Nepali schools. The pilot project is based on 10 high schools in Katmandu. Contingent upon the results and

Top 20 Under 20

Youth in Motion – Top 20 Under 20 Youth in Motion’s Top 20 Under 20 awards and mentoring program is a unique national leadership development program for youth.  The program involves a national call for nominations, assessment by a prestigious team of Order of Canada judges, an awards celebration, a 5 day Leadership Summit and

e-infrastructure Pilot Project for Nepali Schools: Bridging the Digital Divide

The pilot project was conceptualized by two prominent NRNs: Dr. Shiva Gautam and fully funded by Mr. Aditya Jha of POA Educational Foundation through Nepal Library Foundation of Canada. Dr. Gautam is a faculty at Harvard Medical School USA, and Mr. Jha is a Canada based philanthropist and entrepreneur (www.karmacandy.ca & www.osellus.com ). During this pilot project each

Nepali Diaspora Overview

There are now thousands of students from Nepal attending various universities and colleges in the US alone. Nepali professionals in universities, scientific laboratories, and consulting firms in the US and Canada have been growing steadily in number. Similarly, low and medium skilled Nepali workers are also leaving the country in record numbers to work abroad

Softspark (Nepal) Overview

The program will last three months. Students will be engaged in classroom lectures and lab activity for the first two months, and then complete their final month through on-line and on-the-job curriculum. At the completion of the program, students will be prepared to write an exam for any of the following certifications: MCAD, MCSD, and