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Jennifer Flanagan knows that some of the most innovative Canadians are the ones who are hardest to reach. But for her, and tech giants like Google, it's well-worth the hunt.
Jennifer Flanagan is the is the co-founder and CEO of Actua, an organization that teaches Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to a quarter-million kids a year in Canada, with a focus on providing high-quality, skilled development to marginalized and underrepresented youth. P&I Photograph by Jake Wright
By Ally Foster      

Twenty years ago Jennifer Flanagan found herself in Baker Lake Nunavut, in awe of the ravenous appetite to learn from the schoolchildren she was sent up north to give scientific demonstrations to.

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