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January 2011

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*Reminder: Feb 3 – Microsoft Women in Technology Panel

MICROSOFT WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY PANEL Ask tough questions, get real answers. Join Microsoft and UBC Women in Engineering (WIE) for a panel discussion to hear from female Microsoft professionals in the software and engineering field. They’ll explore the myriad opportunities available to women, and you’ll have a chance to ask any and all questions about […]

Big Sister and Study Buddy Opportunities – Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland

Girls need positive role models.  You can help. Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland needs your help.  There are an unprecedented 180 girls currently on our waitlist and we want to match these girls with Big Sisters as soon as we can.  Our volunteer mentors provide role models for girls (7 to 17) and, through […]

Mar 8 and 9 – Fueling the Future: Women in Oil & Gas Conference

Why aren’t more women taking advantage of the incredible opportunities within the oil and gas industry, and what can be done to change this situation? Memorial University of Newfoundland invites you to register for an international conference “Fueling the Future: Women in Oil & Gas”. This two-day conference will be of interest to: Senior executives […]

Feb 20 – Poster Competition: IEEE Canada WIE National Conference 2011

IEEE Canada WIE National Conference 2011 (WIENNC ’11) Symposium on Future Friendly Technologies (SFFT) You are invited to submit a poster to the IEEE Canada WIE National Conference (WIENC ’11) titled Symposium on Future Friendly Technologies (SFFT) being held in Toronto, Canada on April 30, 2011at Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Centre, Mississauga, Ontario. Both male and female delegates are encouraged to participate. This symposium will be a high quality one day event. It will attract a prospective audience of more than 100 delegates, from a diverse range of engineeering, science and technology professions, academia, industry and students as well as entrepreneurs. We invite submissions for poster presentations from academics and industry professionals in the following areas: (A) Bioengineering. This can include (but not limited to): i. Biomedical engineering ii. Bionanotechnology iii. People‐centered biomedical systems iv. Renewable bioenergy (B) Robotics and automation. This can include (but not limited to): i. Environmental surveying ii. Climate control for energy efficiency iii. Disaster prevention iv. Emergency response annd recovery (C) Power annd Energy. This can include (but not limited to): i. Environmental auditing ii. Sustainable energy iii. Alternative power sources Submission Guidelines […]

Young Women Doing Well With Change – Study Participants Wanted

A Study Exploring Young Women Who Are Doing Well With Change The Adler School of Professional Psychology – Vancouver Campus The purpose of this research project is to give working women ages 19-29 who have experienced change(s) that affect their work, and who are handling these changes well, an opportunity to describe their experiences. It […]

Event Funding and Promotion – Year of Science Opportunities

Funding and promotional opportunities are available through the Provincial Government’s Year of Science initiative. There are two main ways to get involved: 1) Submit your events to the Year of Science so they will be promoted to the target audience (K-12) on the website http://yearofsciencebc.ca/ 2) Apply for funding up to $40,000. Both can be […]

*Reminder – Imposter Panel this Friday, Jan 21

Please join WWEST and the Computer Science FoWCS (Focus of Women in Computer Science) committee for an Imposter Syndrome Panel discussion. Four successful women are going to share the fact that they sometimes feel like impostors, despite numerous recognitions and being considered leaders in their respective fields. They are: Gail Murphy, COO, Tasktop Technologies; Professor, […]


Call For Contributions To a Collection Of Stories: Women in Science and Academia Monique Dube is creating an anthology of stories about women in science and academia and wants your short story on your experience, challenges, consequences and solutions relating to women in science and academia. She hopes that the stories will be of interest […]

Jan 26 – CanWIT BC Strengths-Based Management Breakfast

Canadian Women in Technology B.C. Breakfast Club: Strengths-Based Management Following from the previous session (Sept 2010), CanWIT is presenting a session that will help participants understand how they can use their top 5 strengths to be a more effective leader. Gallup’s research on Strengths has shown that people that focus on their strengths are more […]

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