With his brother Nadeem, Nathoo is aiming to inspire the next generation to reach a little further, through a unique learning program inspired by the workflow of companies like Google and Facebook.
“When you ask a student what do you want to be when they grow up, in Calgary, they’ll respond with an engineer at Suncor or maybe a lawyer. In Toronto, it might be I want to work at Goldman Sachs or consulting at McKinsey,” Nathoo explained. “But when you go to San Francisco and you ask a Stanford student, what do you want to be when you grow up, they say I want to build the next Google. Build the next electric car company. I want to be like Elon Musk.”
Nathoo has spent the last several years working out of San Francisco, and said there are many Canadian startups in the Silicon Valley – but not enough Canadians actually know about them.
The Knowledge Society, which launches its first program in August, targets kids from 13 to 17-years-old, exposing them to advanced topics like virtual reality, artificial intelligence, next generation cancer treatments and ultra poverty.
Read more at the source: By Aaron Chatha | Jul 05 2016 | Metro News