Samson: A grade 12 student explains why we need more women and minorities in science and tech

Who was the first Canadian female surgeon of colour? One would think that with a bit of research, the answer to this question would easily be found, but after searching and scouring the Internet I still cannot find the answer anywhere. Even more infuriating is that fact that if one image-searches the word “doctor,” all the images are of older Caucasian men.