The Lily Pad Group
Empowing women to achieve educational and career goals.
The Lily Pad Group Canada
The Lily Pad Group Canada identifies applicants from Afghanistan's female, university-educated STEM students and supports the completion or upgrading of their technical skills through online education from Canadian institutions.
Housing and a safe learning environment with stable internet is provided in a secondary country.
Students are matched with a support team of Canadian volunteers, professional mentors, and corporate sponsors as they progress on their journey from Afghanistan to the lilypad and on to Canada.
Upon program completion, students are recruited into the Alberta and Saskatchewan tech sectors and immigrate to Canada. Students are availbale to start remote work while undergoing the immigration process.
The students' transition to Canada is managed in a wholistic fashion with housing, transportation and a community being provided to ensure stable and focused employees.