D’André Wilson-Ihejirika is originally from Nassau, Bahamas but moved to Canada in 2006 to pursue a degree in Chemical Engineering from McGill University. Subsequently, she received a Master’s degree from the Centre for Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship at the University of Toronto. In 2012, D’André founded BrainSTEM Alliance, an engineering educational consulting firm. She also started the Ziri Bags initiative to raise funds for scholarships for young women.
D’Andre’s career has spanned the financial, research, non-profit and energy sectors and she currently works as a project development engineer in the Canadian Oil sands.
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