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Honorary degree recipient - Jennifer Flanagan


Jennifer Flanagan is the Co-founder, President, and CEO of Actua. She is recognized for empowering underserved populations through STEM programming.

Actua is Canada’s largest science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) outreach organization. The national charity partners with companies, governments, post-secondary institutions and community organizations to provide STEM programs that build self-confidence and employability skills to more than 300,000 youth annually, with an emphasis on underserved populations. Flanagan’s work has been recognized with accolades including the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award, Top 40 Under 40, WXN Most Powerful Women and the YWCA Women of Distinction Award.

Jake Brennan, June 3, 2020


* As a result of the suspension of June, 2020 convocation ceremonies due to pandemic restrictions, Honorary Degree recipients provided video messages. Citations for recipients will be posted following rescheduled ceremonies, which will be announced at a future date. 

Read more about the Spring 2020 Honorary Doctorate Recipients and visit CU CELEBRATE to watch videos celebrating Spring 2020 graduates.



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