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October 2013

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Congratulations! Bernadette Currie and Diana Allen Recognised by APEGBC

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC paid tribute to two outstanding women at the 2013 President’s Awards on Friday, October 25 during APEGBC’s Annual Conference and AGM.  The President’s Awards recognize excellence in professional, technical and community service by APEGBC members. C. J. Westerman Memorial Award:  Dr. Diana Allen, P.Geo. A professor […]

NOV 13: Early Bird Deadline for Minerva’s Women In Science Luncheon

NOV 13: Early Bird Deadline for Minerva’s Women In Science Luncheon

Women In™ is an annual luncheon that recognizes and celebrates women working in non-traditional fields. Each year, we honour four extraordinary women who have made an impact in their communities through leadership, excellence, philanthropy and service, and in 2013 we will honour women working in science. 2013 Women In™ Science Event Details Date: Wednesday, November […]

NOV 3: SCWIST Mushroom Show Meetup

Join fellow SCWIST members, friends and families on a trip to the wild side! Check out the poster for more details. Date: Sunday November 3rd, 2013 Time: 1:00pm Place: Richmond Nature Park If you’re taking transit, take the Canada Line to Brighouse Station, then bus 405. Let SCWIST know if you’re coming by sending an email […]

NOV 11: Outreach Program for Women internship deadline

NOV 11: Outreach Program for Women internship deadline

In an effort to get more women involved in free and open-source software and robotics, the Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF) is offering Outreach Program for Women internships from December 10, 2013 to March 10, 2014. The application deadline is November 11, 2013. Participants will work remotely from home, while getting guidance from an assigned mentor and collaborating […]

NOV 26: Fraser Valley Biogas Tour

Fraser Valley Biogas utilizes on-farm manure and off-farm food waste to produce methane and high quality fertilizer through a process of anaerobic digestion. The methane is scrubbed and transported to thousands of homes throughout British Columbia by FortisBC and the fertilizer is used by farmers to grow local crops. This tour is free but space […]

OCT 31: New time for WEN Dockside Green Tour

The new start time of 9:30 am will coordinate better with the ferry from Vancouver! There are a few spaces left for the free tour of the Dockside Green LEED development and distributed energy facility in Victoria at 9:30 am on October 31st. Contact jessica.mcilroy@bcwen.ca if you are interested in attending.

Nov 12: Explore Career Paths that Combine Life Sciences with Computer Sciences

Nov 12: Explore Career Paths that Combine Life Sciences with Computer Sciences

Biologists and healthcare providers are turning to IT to design innovative solutions.  Experts will cover careers including bioinformatics, health informatics and mobile health applications.  You’ll soon discover that there’s more to IT careers than just coding! SCWIST and UBC Computer Science present a panel discussion: Tuesday November 12, at 5:30 pm Room 110, UBC Hugh Dempster Pavilion, 6245 […]

JAN 31: 2014 Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) Scholarship Program Deadline

JAN 31: 2014 Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) Scholarship Program Deadline

With 12 scholarships, more professional development opportunities and a new scholarship partner, the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) is launching its 2014 program with unprecedented opportunities for women in engineering. Under the leadership of newly-elected president Deborah Wolfe, P.Eng., CEMF is working with stakeholder groups on initiatives promoting women in engineering, educating students about the […]

OCT 25: Science: The Gender Dimension

OCT 25: Science: The Gender Dimension

Explore the challenges and opportunities for women in STEM careers  Women remain underrepresented in many fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Join the esteemed panelists, planetary scientist and NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal winner Dr. Laurie Leshin, zoologist and MacArthur Genius grant winner Dr. Sally Otto, and Vice President, Response Biomedical Corp and UBC […]

Volunteer with ms infinity and Make a Difference

Volunteer with ms infinity and Make a Difference

Turn girls on to science and related careers. Encourage them to keep going. Help them reach their goals. Are you looking for a fun volunteer opportunity where you can pass on your passion for science to the next generation of women? ms infinity is currently accepting applications for new volunteers. They have an immediate need for eMentors and Role Models. eMentors […]

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