About Shoelace

Shoelace is a learning platform built to deliver the best learning through games kids love. Launched in 2019, the platform now serves over 5 million players in 160 countries.

About Shoelace's Founder

Julia is an innovative tech entrepreneur focused on impact. She has founded and led several successful technology ventures, including as CEO of Google’s first North American premier GoogleApps partner.​ Julia has previously been identified as one of the top 50 Canadian Women in STEM by Women of Influence. In 2014, Julia was presented with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and in 2016 Julia was awarded the BMO Global Growth and Innovation Award. Julia is also a member of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Economic Roundtable for Digital Industries, where she spearheads systems innovation in education. ​She is also a former Olympian Kayaker and a mother of four.

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