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May 2013

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JUL 25-27 : Women in Physics Canada 2013

Third annual conference for women physics students, post-docs and early career professionals at SFU Burnaby. This three-day conference will feature seven invited speakers from a wide range of physics fields, three panel discussions on topics relevant to women in physics and parallel sessions where attendees may present their research. In addition there will be plenty […]

Article : Science’s Problem with Intelligent Women

This Article by Charlene Sayo highlights the Creating Connections conference. “So why are women scientists AWOL when their smarts are greatly needed? Blame it on society’s increasingly suffocating great expectations against women, who, despite their academic scientific innovations — especially in environmental and biological research — multiple PhD’s, and numerous honorary degrees, women are still […]

JUN 13 : HR Macmillan Space Centre presents Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders

Thursday, June 13, 7:00 pm Transforming Human-Robot Interaction – Dr. Elizabeth Croft Depictions of robots vary from the helpful humanoid to destructive, evil entities. In reality, most robots are used in lab or industrial settings.  These robots are fast, strong and accurate, but not ideal co-workers. They don’t communicate well with humans, and are not […]

Congratulations: Dr. Croft for winning the YWCA Women of Distinction Award

Dr. Elizabeth Croft won the YWCA women of distinction award in th Education, Training & Development sector. Award Citation: “For more than 18 years, Elizabeth has been at the forefront of the campaign to increase the number of women engineering graduates. A dedicated engineer and professor of mechanical engineering at UBC, she is a passionate advocate for increased […]

Photos: Women of Distinction award winners

Please view photos of the Women of distinction award winners here .

JUN 18 : BC WEN presents The Future of Transportation

A Discussion on Transportation Options and Iniatives Join us for a discussion on the current and future options being pursued for our transportation future. Guests speakers will give brief remarks followed by a facilitated discussion. Coffee, tea, juice and baked goods will be provided. Tuesday June 18th, 8:00am – 10:00am Brix Studio 211 Columbia Street, […]

JUN 12: CanWIT BC presents: The June Breakfast Club

Join the BC chapter on June 12 as we host Judy Rogers and her discussion on the Path to Board Appointments Come and hear from the recipient of numerous awards and honours, on the path to her current position as the Chair of the BC Housing Commission and as chair of the BC Assessment Board. […]

May 22-24 : CCWESTT 2014

Save the date!  May 22-24, 2014 The Canadian Coalition for Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CWESTT) Conference 2014 Organizing Committee is working hard to prepare for your arrival in Regina, May 22-24, 2014. We encourage you to consider coming a day early to participate in volunteer, cultural, and other fun activities we’ve planned […]

Jun 3: CanWIT AGM and Women in Leadership Roundtable at the i-CANADA Summit

CanWIT to Hold AGM and Host Women in Leadership Roundtable at the i-CANADA Summit Register today! Promo Code: CanWIT8936 CanWIT is pleased to announce that it will host its AGM at the upcoming i-CANADA Summit in Toronto. The SUMMIT is organized by i-CANADA, the only movement in Canada dedicated solely to the creation of an […]

JUN 10 : Embracing Awards opportunities Seminar

Monday, June 10, 2013, $;30-6:30 pm Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, 550 Burrard St,Vancouver Registration $30 per person For more information click here.

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