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#8: Elly's 2022 Review | 17 Updates in Photos
Head of Growth at a startup, starting a podcast, and everything in between.
It’s been a while - here’s a run down of every that happened since the last update in March.
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Started a Podcast with Aayush Grover - you’ll likely hear more about this later.
Wrote another doodle article (finally) - IN A Doodle: When The Mighty Fat Bubble Discovered Artificial Intelligence
Outreach Week (ft. SAC) - a week filled with a flash mob, teacher vs basketball team (teachers won) game, and Carnival Day - raised over $10k for charity.
Pitched at WeaveSphere with Jerry Chien, the CEO of Gravvity.
30-Day Design Challenge (ft. an art blog) - I made art using garbage for 30 days | Design Challenge
Built a massive 1-day installation (ft. another art blog) - “Welcome Home”: Serabianca 2022
Launched personal website: ellyypeng.com
Joined the Gravvity team as the Head of Growth.
Attended the Gairdner Awards Gala - wildly inspiring (some fun photos)
Elevate Festival - 3-day conference filled with great people, engaging speakers, including Chris Hadfield and Andre De Grasse (some more fun photos)
Design Challenge - ORGANIK: Conquering Project Packaging. Building non-objective sculptures from the packaging materials.
Operations Internship - Interned for 4 months (May to August) with the Operations Team at The Knowledge Society. Rewarding experience from skill building and a great team.
SHAD at McGill - Spent a month with 45 students at McGill University. Made July likely the best month of the year (check out more photos).
Winning Club of the Year (among the 70+ clubs) - celebrating my incredible council and a graduation from Junior Council President —> Student Activity Council President.
Ran and won Student Body President - rapped to Drake’s Money in the Grave as my election speech. A true masterpiece.
Moonshot Challenge - SEALXX: Mussel-Sealant Bioplastic. Got to spend the month working with an incredible team of Chandhana, Roy, and Nithi. Continued working on the project after the challenge and received a $15k grant (parted from the team in July)
And some fun mentions…
2023 is going to be wildly good.
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