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Jan 18: Women in Leadership Webinar

APEGBC is hosting a Women in Leadership Series starting in January with a webinar and concluding in March. Click here for descriptions and agendas for all the seminars in the series. The first in the series, taking place on January 18, is an online introduction to Taking the Stage® and Succeeding on Stage™ as two high impact programs […]

Feb 11: UBC Engineering Research Day 2016

Applied science students at UBC would like to invite you to a day full of networking and scientific/professional communications on February 11th. Research Day 2016 is hosted by the ​Graduate Student Club of ​Chemical and Biological Engineering​ Department​ (CHBE) with  support ​from CHBE and APSC. ​With a focus on “Engineering Research For  Sustainable Synergies Between Industry And Academia”​, this year’s​ […]

Project DIY at Science World

Science World’s Project DIY is open to young women ages 12-15 who want to tinker with electronics, learn to write code, and explore hands-on skills like carpentry and crafting! This after-school program runs from January 12 to Feb 23. Click here for more information and to register.

Dec 17: SCWIST Networking Pub Night

Join SCWIST for a fun evening of networking with an educational twist! You will hear about the career paths of Cathy Derksen and how she transitioned from working in the clinical genetics lab to helping women become financially independent through financial planning. You will also have the opportunity to share where your next career goals lie in an […]

WWEST is hiring SFU Work-Study students!

Looking for a work-study job at SFU Burnaby? WWEST is hiring for Jan 2016! Click here for eligibility and application information. Potential projects include: Engineering Career Awareness Resource Development Impact Metrics & Survey Development Gendered Language in Industry Promoting Technical Literacy in Students Gendered Language in Post-Secondary Education Women as Role Models in STEM Fields

SFU Student’s experience at Catalyst Canada Honours Conference

Check out this testimonial written by SFU student Melissa Mah on her experience at the Catalyst Canada Honours Conference, which explored the effects of inclusive and diverse workplaces. … The topics touched upon at this meeting were extremely inspiring, and all of the students left the conference with a collective agreement that we would share our knowledge about […]

Dec 6: DAWAG December 6th Memorial and Holiday Social

DAWEG will be hosting a memorial and social to mark the 26th anniversary of the tragedy at Ecole Polytechnique. This event is open to everyone, and will take place on Sunday, December 6th during 1pm – 4pm at Elephant & Castle Pub, Vancouver. Click here for more information and to register.

Dec 4: Diversity in Computing Science Research Seminar

Dr. Diana Franklin, Director of Computer Science Education Research at the University of Chicago, will be presenting a seminar on diversity in computing science. She will draw on the latest research that identifies why we should strive for gender diversity, present obstacles that females face, and tips for how to reduce those obstacles. This event […]

Nov 26: Brown Bags UBC: Make Possible

The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) has launched its Make Possible Mentoring Network, as part of the Government of Canada’s Status of Women Initiative to advance women.  Make Possible Project Manager, Cheryl Kristiansen, will demonstrate how you can connect, collaborate and lead through its dedicated mentoring network in STEM.  Participants will learn how […]

Jan 28: Deadline for Wendy McDonald Awards nominations

The Vancouver Board of Trade’s Women’s Leadership Circle is proud to announce the 2nd annual Wendy McDonald Awards. Wendy McDonald was an indomitable force in Canadian business and a pioneer of women in leadership. There are several award categories that represent the many outstanding qualities possessed by Wendy. Click here for more information about these […]

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