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Nov 21: SFU Science Open House

In celebration of SFU’s 50th anniversary, SFU’s Faculty of Science is showcasing some of their research on Saturday, November 21! Check out their promo video here. Self-guided tours cover 30 different exhibits and labs, including the new Trottier Observatory & Science courtyard and the hyper/hypobaric chamber that simulates extreme conditions for divers and pilots. Take […]

Nov 26: Brown Bags SFU: 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 22-23: CAN-CWIC 2016

CAN-CWiC 2016 will unite technical women from across Canada for networking, mentoring and planning for Canada’s technical future. This conference will inspire women at all points in their careers – from first year students to senior technical women with years of industrial experience. The career fair will provide an excellent opportunity for companies to recruit […]

Nov 19: Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Calling all entrepreneurs and tech leaders to celebrate the 2nd Annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Day™ (WED) in Vancouver. As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, WED is a day to celebrate the significant contributions that women make to drive Canada’s economy. All members of the local tech and business community are invited to a casual evening of […]

Nov 27: Breakfast with NSERC

Mark your calendars for Friday, November 27! iWIT has arranged an exclusive session with Dr. Lesley Shannon, NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering (BC/Yukon). Find out what NSERC has planned and bring your own questions. Join us for a exceptional breakfast buffet at the University of Victoria Faculty Club  – the usual door […]

Rural Girls Can Code on Indiegogo

Rural Girls Can Code is an Indiegogo project that aims to establish an after-school coding program for girls in rural Jamaica. Click here for more information or to donate to their project.

WIM BC is looking for volunteers!

Women in Mining BC – Vancouver Chapter, is looking to expand their team in different areas within the organization. The volunteer positions available are: Communications Coordinator (1) Membership Support (1) Awards Committee (1) Awards Committee Co-Chair (1) If you have what it takes to fill the position of your interest, send an email to wimvolunteers@gmail.com […]

Nov 10: #STEMforABetterWorld

Nov 10: #STEMforABetterWorld

For World Science Day for Peace and Development on November 10, women studying or working in STEM fields are encouraged to post on social media a picture of themselves holding a sign explaining how they change the world within their field, followed by the hashtag: ‪#‎STEMforABetterWorld‬ Click here to view the Facebook event for more […]

Article: Talking about women in tech

Is talking about women in tech helping or hurting women in tech? Read this article to find out what 8 women tech execs have to say!

Nov 4: Wine and Battle-Bots

Geering Up and PlentyofFish are teaming up to host an evening of wine, snacks, great company, and an opportunity to build a robot! Thiw is a great chance to interact with tech in an easy-going, hands-on environment. This women-only event will take place on Wednesday, November 4 from 6pm-9pm at 555 W Hastings St, Vancouver. […]

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