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March 2013

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May 13: Symposium for Women Entering Ecology and Evolution Today (SWEEET) 2013

Symposium for Women Entering Ecology and Evolution Today (SWEEET) 2013, as part of CSEE 2013 Meeting “Shedding light on subtle gender biases in science: awareness, challenges and solutions” Monday May 13, 2013: Symposium 1-4:30 pm, reception 4:30-6:30 pm. http://sweeet2013.weebly.com SWEEET addresses issues that influence how women with postgraduate degrees in ecology and evolution advance into […]

Article : Registration opens for the 2013 All-Girls Science Club

WWEST is pleased to announce the start to registaration for the All- Girls Science Club at the Yukon College : ““Now in grade 8, Marika is excited and confident about science and sees it as her strongest subject. I have been so impressed and grateful that this program was here for my girl and so […]

APR 12: YWCA High School Mentorship Program

The YWCA High School Mentorship Program is excited to present the 5th Annual Green Choice Career forum on April 12th, 2013 (from 4:30-7:00pm)! This BC Hydro sponsored event provides girls in grades 9-12 from all across the Lower Mainland, with an opportunity to learn about careers in sustainability. At this event, girls will have an […]

May 26: 14th Annual PMC Science Fair Fun Run

Participate in the 14th Annual PMC Science Fair Fun Run! This is one of the largest timed 5k Fun Runs in Vancouver, one of the largest fundraising events in BC’s technology sector, and a major event in Vancouver. Registering gets you a free technical running shirt, admission to the TELUS World of Science and a […]

Apr 13 – SCWIST Nature Walk Series: Beach Walk with Terry Taylor

When: 13 April 2013, Noon – 2:30 pm Where: Jericho Concession building, east Jericho Beach (map) We are at the lowest tide of the year at the new moon in April on this walk along the last wild beach in Vancouver. The beach is at its widest during this walk, which means that we will be able to […]

NEWS: Canada Science and Technology Museum and Engineers Canada launch Canadian Women of Innovation virtual exhibition

NEWS: Canada Science and Technology Museum and Engineers Canada launch Canadian Women of Innovation virtual exhibition

In order to honour women’s invaluable contribution to Canadian science and technology, the Canada Science and Technology Museum (CSTM), in partnership with Engineers Canada, will launch the Canadian Women of Innovation virtual exhibition. Members of the media can preview this virtual exhibition here: http://women-dev.technomuses.ca/ “The Canadian Women of Innovation virtual exhibition is an excellent testimonial of the great contributions […]

Article: The soft side of engineers

Business Vancouver writes about the importance of soft skills in the engineering profession, including communications, project management, and business acumen, and the role that Young Professional Forum (YPF) is taking to prepare young engineers for the new roles taken by engineers. Quoted in the article, Selena Wilson, a professional engineer and transportation consultant with McElhanney […]

March is National Engineering and Geoscience Month

March 2013 is National Engineering and Geoscience Month (NEGM), an annual month-long event that promotes awareness and appreciation of the engineering and geoscience professions. To celebrate NEGM, APEGBC has a number of activities and events planned throughout the province. These different initiatives seek to engage both the public and APEGBC membership, and are intended to […]

News: APEGA and Engineers Canada Partner to Present EnGenious, an Online Game and Career Website for Youth

APEGA, in partnership with Engineers Canada, unveiled EnGenious – a new online game and career website – at the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa. Designed for junior high students and their teachers, EnGenious.ca is comprised of 10 interactive games and webpages full of career and teacher resources that connect the games to real […]

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