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September 2013

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NOV 13-15: Gender Summit – North America

Gender Summit – North America: Diversity Fueling Excellence in Research and Innovation, the third summit of its kind and the first to be held in North America, will take place November 13 – 15, 2013, in Washington D.C.  The previous two events in Europe brought together hundreds of delegates from around the world. The aim […]

OCT 16: Negotiation Skills Workshop for Women in STEM

The NSERC / Pratt & Whitney Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering is hosting a free negotiation and communication skills workshop. The free day-long workshop focuses on the basics of negotiation in a professional context. Emphasis will be placed on practicing new skills and applying concepts to real case studies from the fields of science, technology, engineering […]

OCT 16: CanWIT Investment Insight – The Pitch

The Pitch – Getting to Yes with Marnie Walker Wednesday October 16th – 11:30 am EST A CanWIT 40 Minute Webinar – Register today! Through her involvement with Maple Leaf Angels, teaching entrepreneurship at Schulich and as an entrepreneur, Marnie has heard and given hundreds of pitches. Join her as she shares her experiences in giving […]

OCT 31: BCWEN Dockside Green Tour

BCWEN will tour the Dockside Green development on October 31 at 8:30am. Please email jessica.mcilroy@bcwen.ca if you are interested in attending. The tour is free, but space is limited. Dockside Green is a residential development in Victoria that is the first community ever to target LEED Platinum certification. The buildings use a fresh air heat […]

OCT 19: Pursuing Impact

OCT 19: Pursuing Impact

Impact is the difference between what would happen with action and what would happen without it. In the end, this is what matters; it is what affects communities, students and institutions like UBC. This symposium will unpack the notion of impact in international development and critically examine our pursuit of it. The Symposium will feature; […]

SEP 26: CATA and CanWIT Live Broadcast on Diversity & Mentorship

CATA CEO John Reid (in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), interviews Emily Boucher, Executive Director, CanWIT (in Halifax, Nova Scotia) on the importance of mentorship and diversity initiatives to attract and retain women in Canada’s technology sector. CanWIT has seen unprecedented growth this year with its expanded mandate to improve programming for entrepreneurs and Gen-Y leaders. The […]

SEP 25: WIM Social at Portside Pub

Come join Women in Mining on Wednesday, September 25th at the Portside Pub What: WIM Social – a great networking event When: September 25, 2013, 5:30-7:30 pm Where: The new Portside Pub – 7 Alexander Street, Gastown (next to Chill Winston) Tickets are $25 each, which includes entry for the evening (a Halifax band starts […]

OCT 10 & 17: Correction to Women in Mining (WIM) Discounts

The Canada-Southern Africa Chamber of Business is offering WIM members in Toronto and Vancouver a discount for their upcoming events: Indaba 2013, Toronto – October 10.  $150 (regular price $185) The 11th Risk Mitigation & CSR Seminar, Toronto – October 17.  $120 (regular price $145) This link http://canadasachamber.eventbrite.com/  brings up their event site gives more details.

SEP 26: Ovarian Cancer – Knowledge is Power

SCWIST and Ovarian Cancer Canada invite you to learn about the signs, symptoms and risk factors of ovarian cancer. Did you know? A pap test does not detect ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is the most fatal gynecologic cancer. 2,600 Canadian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year and 1,750 die annually.   Time:  Networking […]

SEP 28: SCWIST Shoreline Cleanup

Meet new people, get some exercise, and do something good for the environment. This is an opportunity to meet SCWIST members and others interested in Science and Tech in a “meet-up” group activity and head to a local cafe for tea or coffee after the cleanup. Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013  Time: 11:00 AM Place: Shoreline from Trafalgar St. to […]

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