Zyrene Estallo Announced as Finalist in 2023 Storytellers Challenge

Author: Sarah Hall

Posted on Apr 24, 2023

Category: Student Stories , News and Events

Congratulations to Zyrene Estallo of the Faculty of Education for being selected as one of the Top 25 SSHRC Storytellers finalists!

To hear Zyrene's story check out her Storytellers submission below!

Research title: Migration and Indigenous contexts of Mathematics Education (MINE): Changing storylines with strength-based pedagogies.

Supervisor: Dr. David Wagner

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) 10th annual Storytellers Challenge asks postsecondary students to inspire audiences with a research story of how their SSHRC-funded research is making a difference in 300 words or 3 minutes. 

Finalists receive $3,000 and a chance at one of the final five spots, which comes with an additional $1,000. The Final Five winners will be announced at the Congress for the Humanities and Social Sciences on May 29, 2023 following a live showcase of their storytelling skills at York University.

 Visit the 2023 Storytellers Gallery to view the top 25 finalists' submissions.