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October 2011

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Article: Lack of Confidence as Professionals Spurs Women to Leave Engineering

An article released by The Chronicle of Higher Education explores how female engineers’ lack of confidence in their careers contributes to the high attrition rates in engineering. The article can be found here

Article: Four Ways Women Stunt Their Careers Unintentionally

An article released by Harvard Business Review explores several ways females hinder their career The article can be found here  

UBC Mining Research Study– Highly Qualified Women in the Canadian Mining and Exploration Industry

Courtnay Hughes, a graduate student at UBC is conducting a research study on the career advancement and retention of Highly Qualified Women (HQW) in the Canadian Mining and Exploration Industry. This research includes a survey intended for women who are working (or who have worked) in the Canadian Mining and Exploration Industry, and have obtained […]

Oct 26 – SCWIST BrownBag Lunch

The BrownBag Series is a monthly event organized by the Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) whose purpose is to provide a place for learning and discussion of topics to help women in STEM fields advance their careers. An essential part of career success is your personal brand. Learn how to market your skills, manage […]

CFES 2011 National Conference on Women in Engineering – Registration now Open

Registration for the CFES 2011 National Conference on Women in Engineering is now open!  The 21st occurrence of this annual conference will be themed “Shaping a Changing and Diverse World”. The conference will be held in Hamilton from November 18th – 20th, 2011 Registration closes November 4th, 2011. More information about the conference can be […]

Professor Rachel Kuske Appointed Senior Advisor to the Provost on Women Faculty

Professor Rachel Kuske has been appointed Senior Advisor to the Provost on Women Faculty at UBC for a three-year renewable term starting October 1, 2011. Congratulations, Professor Kuske! Professor Kuske’s CV is available here. For more information, please read the UBC Broadcast Email announcing this appointment.

ms infinity’s eMentoring program is recruiting mentors

ms infinity is recruiting mentors for it’s eMentoring program. It will be a one hour commitment over eight weeks, beginning Oct 17, 2011 and ending Dec 16, 2011. Applications are due Oct 11, 2011. Please contact Molly Brewis, eMentoring Coordinator, at msoo@sfu.ca for more information.  

OCT 13 – WIM Brown Bag Lunch

Join WIM for lunch to meet and connect with Women in the Industry! Learn tips and tricks to effectively use your social media profile for networking and job hunting Presenter:Megan Halkett – Patio social Date: October 13, 2011 @ noon Time: 12:00 PM Noon Location: Fasken Martineau, 2900 – 550 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 0A3 […]

Oct 20 – SCWIST “Climbing the Career Ladder” Presentation

Come join SCWIST (Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology) and WorkSafe BC for a special presentation on career advancement for women science, engineering and technology.This is a great opportunity to get inspired by the panelists’ career success and network with other professionals. “Climbing the Career Ladder” Presentation Panel: Anne Naser — Chief Information […]

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