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Oct 13: Innovators Speakers Series – STEM Talks

In honour of Ada Lovelace Day, Science World invites you to celebrate women working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This event highlights five inspiring women, including former NSERC CWSE Chair Elizabeth Croft, who are making a big impact in STEM. Hear their thoughts on what it’s like to work in STEM fields, along with […]

Sept 16: BCWEN Telus Garden Building Tour

In conjunction with the official opening of the new Telus Garden Building, BCWEN members are invited to a tour of this impressive addition to Vancouver’s Downtown. The tour will be focused on the sustainable aspects of the building that contribute to Telus Garden being one of the most energy efficient buildings in Canada. This event will […]

Sept 23: Career Options Outside of Academia panel

Biotech Network is hosting an interactive session to speak with experts in a small group to learn about their career paths, and what you can do to follow those paths. There will be panel members with expertise in: •  Medical Affairs & Clinical Research •  Regulatory Affairs •  Product Development •  Business Development and Entrepreneurship This […]

Nov 3-4: Women’s Leadership Forum

The Canadian Institute (CI) is excited to bring their Women’s Leadership Forum to Vancouver to showcase exceptional leadership and provide you with the skills you need to thrive in your journey to the top. Build your authentic leadership style by embracing and honing your personal strengths Experience unparalleled networking, learning and collaboration with leaders from diverse […]

Mentors needed for Online Research Co-op for high school students

The Online Research Co-op for high school students is looking for researchers, post-docs, Ph.D students, and possibly undergrads who are interested in mentoring high school students in different areas for science and engineering. The Online Research Co-op for high school students is a unique course co-developed by the Science and Technology Cluster (Science.gc.ca), the Ontario Ministry […]

Video: Google X Roboticist Speaks Out on Tech’s Gender Crisis

Re/code has launched a new video series, “The 26%: Women Speak Out on Tech’s Diversity Crisis,” which features women discussing their own experiences with the lack of gender diversity in tech, the challenges they’ve faced, and how the industry can become more inclusive. Click here to watch the first episode.

Article: A Q&A with Ursula Franklin

Check out this engaging interview with Ursula Franklin, world-renowned materials scientist and first woman to receive the title of University Professor at the University of Toronto! I think that my most important contribution was, in fact, being there: my ongoing presence, the fact that young women knew where to find me, that I was ready […]

WinSETT Leadership Network Invitation

WinSETT Centre invites you to join their new leadership network! The WinSETT Leadership Network (WLN) is: – A private, moderated, online community supporting women in SETT – Providing stories, blogs, articles, videos, upcoming events, and links to local organizations of interest to the WinSETT community – Providing the opportunities to enable Women in SETT to learn, […]

Aug 26: “Women of Impact in the Canadian Materials, Metallurgy, and Mining Fields” Symposium

This symposium will be held on Wednesday August 26th at the Royal York Fairmont hotel in Toronto, Ontario and aims to recognize and document the experiences and accomplishments of leading women in mining, metallurgy, and materials in Canada. Registration for students (undergrad and graduate) is free and Indira Samarasekera will be our lunchtime speaker. Click […]

Aug 17: BCWEN Networking event

The BCWEN is pleased to invite members to enjoy after-work networking and mingling at Downtown Vancouver’s new Urban Golf [Simulation] Club, One Under, located in Downtown Vancouver at 476 Granville Street (beneath Trees Organic Coffee). This event will take place during 5:00pm – 7:00pm on Monday, August 17th, 2015. Cost is free for members; space is limited so please […]

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