This “Aspirational Data Base” came about as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Typically, the annual Career Forum takes place in the late fall of each year, and it is an event that Grade 10’s look forward to. This year it had to be postponed until Spring and will take place in a hybrid live/virtual setting. Instead of seeing this as a disappointment, we saw it as an opportunity. We asked ourselves, in an international community as strong as ours, why not shift our gaze beyond our time zone and create a database of professionals who have achieved extraordinary things to inspire our students during this time?
To be clear, this “Aspirational DataBase” is not a replacement for the Career Forum – it is an addendum to it. The mission is to motivate students by sharing narratives of exceptional professionals from around the world that they would otherwise not have access to.
Our hope is that in time each Grade 10 class will benefit from this database and contribute to it.
Julie Fogler & Lisa Schernikau
Grade 10 PA Reps (Class of 2023)