Who: Mary Jane Conboy, PhD ’99
Job: Director of science content and design, Ontario Science Centre
Where else can you see prehistoric creatures and the latest scientific discoveries in the same place? The Ontario Science Centre has been amazing audiences both young and old since 1969 with its diverse array of exhibits that make science fun for everyone — even if you don’t know the difference between an atom and an axon.
Who: Allison Day, BA ’10
Job: Blogger, food stylist and photographer, and cookbook author
Beets are an often overlooked vegetable, but Allison Day, BA ’10, is trying to change that with her Yummy Beet food blog. Aside from beets, you’ll find almost every type of produce presented in a rainbow of colours along with “vegetable forward” recipes to prepare them yourself.
Who: Jake Reinhart, BA ’13
Job: Long snapper for the Toronto Argonauts
Guelph’s Jake Reinhart has the muscular frame of a construction worker or a pro athlete.
He’s actually both, playing in the Canadian Football League (CFL) from June to November and doing home renovation work in the off-season.
Who: Emma-Jayne Wilson, Dipl. (Equ.) ’01
Job: Professional jockey
Success for jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson depends on making split-second decisions while guiding a 540 kg horse as it races at speeds reaching 70 kilometres per hour.