Meet Julielynn – doctor, scientist, pilot and entrepreneur

The need for people trained in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields has never been greater. In this video courtesy of Bell Media, Julielynn provides insight on her personal journey in STEM. The world needs your ideas. It all starts with you! #ChooseScience

Transcription – Meet Julielynn – doctor, scientist, pilot and entrepreneur.

[Music starts]

[Text on screen: STEM Stories: Julielynn]

[Video consists of shots of Julielynn addressing the camera as well as various coloured backgrounds on which animated elements appear while she speaks. The animated elements include the keywords being spoken and STEM-themed illustrations related to Julielynn's work.]

[Julielynn stands in a 3D-printing workspace.]

Female narrator: This is Julielynn. Julielynn is a doctor, scientist, pilot and entrepreneur. Her STEM journey started when she was a teenager.

Julielynn: I became really interested in the aerospace sector at a young age. I joined Air Cadets when I was a teenager.

Female narrator: Julielynn went on to earn her private pilot licence and medical degree.

Julielynn: Because I wanted to be a flying doctor.

Female narrator: STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Did you know only 22 percent of all Canadians working in STEM are women? But the future's looking bright.

Julielynn: I think STEM fields are changing. When I started medical school at Queen's University over 10 years ago, we were the first class that had more female students than male students.

[Julielynn appears wearing a NASA jumpsuit.]

Female narrator: After finishing her medical degree, Julielynn and a group of astronauts led a simulated mission to an asteroid with NASA.

Julielynn: We were an all-female crew.

[Julielynn takes a finished component from a 3D printer and combines it with another component.]

Female narrator: Julielynn combined all of her STEM passions to build a company that makes 3D-printed medical supplies.

Julielynn: My advice to young girls is solve big challenges, make lasting impact.

[Text on screen: Solve big challenges, make lasting impact]

[Julielynn stands, smiling and with arms crossed, in the 3D-printing workspace.]

Female narrator: Start your story. Go to Canada.ca/ChooseScience.

[Text on screen: #ChooseScience

www.canada.ca/choosescience]

[Music ends]

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