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February 2011

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Call For Engineering Mentor for Grade 7 Girl

The “Making Contact” mentorship program matches gifted and/or talented elementary school students (grades 4-7, ages 9-13) throughout the Vancouver School District with volunteer mentors to complete a project in an area of mutual passion. Vanessa is a 12 year old in grade 7 who has been interested in building and Lego since she was 6 […]

Sep 24 – Creating Connections 2.0: Conference for Women in Engineering

Refresh. Re-energize. Re-engineer your world. This September, Creating Connections 2.0: A New Perspective will bring together 150 female engineering students, new immigrants, women in transition, and industry professionals to make connections that provide support, networking, mentoring, and partnerships, and to expand their opportunities to make positive contributions to the engineering community and to society. Our […]

MECH 410E & P: Global Engineering Leadership Courses – Optional Practicum in Mexico

MECH 410E: Global Engineering Leadership MECH 410P: Global Engineering Leadership Practicum (optional) Global Engineering Leadership is designed to introduce senior engineering students to concepts, theory and practice of engineering leadership in an international service learning context.  The course will develop engineering leadership characteristics, understanding and respect for individual and cultural differences in team building, service […]

Apr 22 – New Statistics Academic Position at Laval University

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics of Université Laval invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Statistics which would normally be at the Assistant Professor level. The start date for this position could be as early as July 1st, 2011. Candidates must be able to teach (in French) courses in statistics to graduates and undergraduates, […]

Changing the Conversation – New Website for Engineering Community Launched

The Natural Academy of Engineers Committee on Engineering Messages, co-chaired by Ellen Kullman (DuPont) and Chuck Vest (NAE), is pleased to announce the official launch of the Changing the Conversation website (www.engineeringmessages.org). The site is intended to help improve the effectiveness and impact of the engineering community’s efforts to communicate to the public about engineering. […]

Feb 21 – Funding Opportunity: Blueprint Projects

Blueprint Projects Incorporated not-for-profit Canadian organizations may apply for funding through a new Status of Women Canada program, “Blueprint Project” – a series of ready-made projects (over 24 months) to: Increase recruitment of women into non-traditional work (up to $300,000); Retain and promoting women in non-traditional and under-represented sectors (up to $300,000); Increase women’s involvement […]

Jun 6-10 – ASME Turbo Expo: Turbine Technical Conference & Exposition

The American Society for Mechanical Engineers International Gas Turbine Institute will be holding their annual international conference in Vancouver this June 6 – 10. They will also be offering scholarships for any turbomachinery students who might be interested. During the conference, there will be a complimentary women’s networking dinner for female registrants. You can find […]

Feb 24 – Dress Right for Business Seminar

WIE(VR) – Women in Engineering (Vancouver Region) invites you to its 3 year anniversary with “Dress Right for Business”, Thursday February 24th, 2011 presented by Kimberly Law, founder of Personal Impact International. Dress Right for Business If you have ever been unsure if you were dressed appropriately for a job interview, a client meeting or […]

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