2020 Constantine-Yorkville Virtual Run
2020 Constantine-Yorkville
Virtual Run
September 19th, 2020 (or 26th if raining)

Announcing GEM's 2023 Scholarship Recipients

Written By
July 11, 2023

Thank you to GEM's scholarship donors for helping to build confidence and motivating GEM mentees to achieve their academic goals!

Congratulations to GEM's 2023 Scholarship Recipients:

$1,000 Scholarship Recipients 

Hadiya Ahmed
Mariam Arif
Krisha Desai
Suvatha Dharumachantiran
Aditi Gangal
Erica Huang
Sathana Krishnarasa
Ishani Maraj
Ayah Najarbashi
Sarah Rakban
Jasvy Rattan
Sarel Rozov
Thanusha Satheeskumar
Armish Shayan
Samaila Sherin
Varshini Thulasiranjan
Anita Vasserman
Armin Zubair

$1,000  STEM@GEM Scholarship Recipients 

Mariam Adams
Fridaous Bakare
Emma Catarino
Salena Fatima
Anjali Girdhar
Jenny Khuong
Kouvai Prapakaran
Akshaya Sutharman
Stephanie Yan

$2,500 Scholarship Recipients 

Kais Ali
Ayesha Ansari
Suhani Awadhiya
Maya Balaban
Chandini Balmick
Dalia Cohen
Karai Flowers
Salsabil Haque
Misa Hunter-Hamilton​
Geertika Jeyaganesha​
Abisha Karunalingam​
Irham Khimji​
Julia Li​
Jia Li Liang​
Ling Lu​
Eva Rosati
Prodipta Saha
Manahill Sajid
Kabenaya Sayikumar
Nancy Sheng
Safia Tasnim
Akshika Thiyagendran
Celine Titong
Ivy Wen Xin Chen​
Stella Xia​
Laurel Yakovlev Golani​
Jeeviga Yasokaran​
Feihan Yu​
Kaylee Zhang​
Sven Zhang​
Freda Zhao

$2,500 STEM Scholarship Recipients

Maha Ahmed
Natalie Fung
Abhusha Ghimire
Anya Gibbs
Sharon Gupta
Zayneb Hatam
Abhipsa Lamsal

$3,500 STEM Scholarship Recipient

Kailey Cheng

$5,000 GEM Scholarship Recipients

Komal Ali
Lia Campbell
Jan Humarang​
Nadia Ibrahim​
Thivya Jeyapalan​​
Thivya Jeyapalan​​
Raghavi Navaneshan​​​
Naomi Nigusie​​​
Tia Seepersad​​​​
Mae Schiel​​​​
Sundari Subramanian​​​​​
Emily Yee​​​​


Sedra Alshamaly
Tiendara Sathananthan

GEM  gratefully acknowledges the following donors for their Scholarship support:

Burgundy Wealth Management


Employment and Social Development Canada - Student Supports Learning Program

Partum Consulting

The Slaight Family Foundation

Support #TeamGEM at this year’s Yorkville Virtual Run!

This year, the Yorkville Run will be held virtually from September 13th to September 27th, 2020. Below are the different ways you can participate and support us this year.

1) REGISTER TO Run or Walk with #TEAMGEM

Together, from the safety and comfort of our own neighbourhoods (or anywhere you choose, as long as it abides social distancing rules) we will be RUNNING or WALKING for #TeamGEM on September 19th, 2020 (or on September 26th if it’s raining).

Click here to register

All registered participants will receive a Premium Race Kit and customized Starter's Medal.

To prove your participation, you must do one of the following:

  • Record your run by using our custom Starter's Medal and/or a GPS App such as STRAVA, ASICS RUN KEEPER, or NIKE PLUS and submit your time and a photo of your time to your Race Roster profile.
  • Post a selfie/run photo or video taken during or after your run on Facebook or Instagram and follow @YorkvilleRun and tag ​#TeamGEM, #YorkvilleRun, and #Constantine5K. There are several partner prizes to be won!

We have a roster of GEMgirls who would like to run for #TeamGEM. Donate now to help them register!

3) Donate to a #teamGEM runner

If you can't make it, you can also support a #TEAMGEM runner.

Dates to Remember
Tuesday, September 8th
to Saturday, September 12th, 2020
Race Kit Pick-up. Participants will be notified via email where in Yorkville you can pick up your race kit.
Sunday, September 13th, 2020
at 9:00 AM
Virtual Event Kick-Off. Join the Constantine Yorkville Run’s Virtual Event Kick-Off by tuning into Facebook & Instagram Live.
Saturday, September 19th, 2020
Run or walk anytime, anywhere for #TeamGEM!
Saturday, September 26th, 2020
#TeamGEM's back up day should weather prevent the run on the 19th.
Saturday, September 26th, 2020
at 5:00 PM
Winners of the Constantine-Yorkville Run’s fundraising prizes will be determined.
Sunday, September 27th, 2020
at 9:00 AM
Join the Constantine-Yorkville Run’s Virtual Event Closing Ceremony by tuning into Facebook & Instagram Live. Hear from our partners and share in the run's exciting fundraising achievement! Fundraising prizes will also be rewarded.

Your support at the Constantine-Yorkville Run this year will raise awareness and funds for the GEM program, which directly impacts young women in our communities and gives them the skills and tools they need to succeed.

Thank you for supporting mentorship!

Questions? Contact us at info@girlsementorship.com


Share your participation and support on social media! You can retweet/share GEM’s run postings or use our branded material for the run.

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