Lianna Genovese won the Young Trailblazer Award as part of the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards for the Hamilton and Halton regions. Genovese is McMaster University student in her final year in the biomedical and mechanical engineering program and the founder of ImaginAble Solutions. The Forge client developed Guided HandsTM, an assistive device that enables people with limited fine motor skills to paint, draw, write, and use a tablet or computer. The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards are recognized nationally as one of the most prestigious awards honouring extraordinary women.
I am extremely honoured and grateful to be awarded the YWCA Hamilton 2022 Young Trailblazer Women of Distinction Award! A massive thank you to all of the inspiring women and mentors in my life who taught me the importance of hard work, passion and perseverance.
– Lianna Genovese
Read more about Genovese receiving the Young Trailblazer Award:
McMaster student wins young trailblazer award for her device that enables people with limited hand mobility to write
McMaster faculty, students and grads take home Women of Distinction awards