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June 2011

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Call For Engineering Mentor for Undergraduate Student

Interested in getting involved in the engineering community? Want to make a difference in the life of an undergraduate student? The undergraduate office at the University of British Columbia received an  email from a student considering architecture school or mathematics, who is looking for a mentor She has just finished her second year in the […]

IEEE Vancouver Section Centennial Event, Monday June 27th

The IEEE Life Members Affinity Group is proud to present the next IEEE Vancouver Section Centennial Event on Monday June 27th at SFU Harbour Centre, Downtown Vancouver We will gather to celebrate our history with an exciting program. The keynote presentation will be given by IEEE History Centre Staff Director, Dr. Michael Geselowitz titled “From […]

Researchers Show Including Women on Teams Improves Group IQ Scores

The Research: “Professors Woolley and Malone, along with Christopher Chabris, Sandy Pentland, and Nada Hashmi, gave subjects aged 18 to 60 standard intelligence tests and assigned them randomly to teams. Each team was asked to complete several tasks—including brainstorming, decision making, and visual puzzles—and to solve one complex problem. Teams were given intelligence scores based […]

Award Winning British Physicist Athene Donald on ‘Women in Science’

Athene Donald on Women In Science In this interview, the award-winning British physicist Athene Donald tells us how to fight preconceived ideas about gender, and suggests five relevant books that could inspire women to pursue careers in science. Read the full article here

“The Brave New World of Science In The Media”: An evening with Jay Ingram

The Science Media Centre of Canada presents: An evening with Jay Ingram:The brave new world of science in the media Tuesday June 21, 6pm-8pm Hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium, Stanley Park, 845 Avison Way Fisheries, Fukushima and INSITE. When science meets the headlines the results can be explosive. Join Jay Ingram, renowned science broadcaster and co-host […]

“Climbing the Corporate Ladder” Pannel Discussion

“Climbing the Corporate Ladder” Pannel Discussion

SCWIST (Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology) and WorkSafe BC will be hosting “Climbing the Corporate Ladder”, a panel discussion featuring WorkSafe BC women. They will be discussing the challenges they faced in reaching their current position and how they overcame these challenges. This will be an informative conversation and an excellent opportunity to […]

Measuring Diversity: An Evaluation Guide for STEM Graduate Program Leaders

The short, easy to read Evaluation Guide for STEM Graduate Program Leaders provides practical advice and guidelines for tracking and reporting institutional progress toward diversity.  While focused on minorities in graduate studies, the advice offered in the guide (including sources of statistics and best practices for reporting) could be equally applied to tracking diversity for […]

Bio-Engineering Position (University Of Guelph, School Of Engineering)

The School of Engineering at the University of Guelph is currently seeking a bright and energetic individual for tenure track position in bio-engineering at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Successful candidates will have a background in biochemical or chemical engineering and will play a key role in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on […]

Nominate Your Women In Transportation Today!

2011 marks the sixth year of Women In™, our annual luncheon to celebrate and honor women for their excellence in leadership, philanthropy and service in a specific field. This year we are honoring Women In™ Transportation. Our nomination process is now open, and you can nominate your Women In™ Transportation today! Please click here for the […]

CanWIT BC Circle of Wisdom – Networking and Mentoring Series Event

You have a special opportunity to apply to participate in the Circle of Wisdom, “Raise The Bar” event. This is an evening of dialogue designed for CanWit members or interested members to come together in an intimate setting to connect with experience. Topic: Raising the Bar and Climbing the Ladder How to Reach Senior Director […]

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