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March 2011

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Apr 30 – UBC Okanagan Engineering Faculty Posting

FACULTY POSITION IN SUSTAINABILITY Faculty of Applied Science – School of Engineering As one of the world’s leading universities, The University of British Columbia creates an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world. The […]

May 19 – Anita Borg Top Company for Technical Women Workshop

At the inaugural Anita Borg Top Company for Technical Women Workshop, participants from leading companies will engage in discussions to share their perspectives and insights on issues and proven solutions for the recruitment, retention, and advancement of technical women at all levels. The workshop will feature best practices tied to demonstrated outcomes in increasing the […]

Apr 30 – Volunteers Needed for Elementary Grades Math Contest

Elmacon needs volunteers for the Annual PIMS Elementary Grades Math Contest: Grades 5 to 7 sponsored by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS). Help is needed for marking contest papers, crowd control, setup, cleanup, public relations, etc. Date: Saturday, April 30th 2011 Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: UBC – Vancouver Please […]

May 13 to 15 – WIE UBC/WEG Weekend Trip to Boeing Aviation Centre and Factory

The Women in Engineering Group (WEG) at SFU is planning a weekend trip to the Boeing Aviation Centre and Factory for May 13-15, 2011, and UBC Women in Engineering (WIE) would like to make this a collaborative trip between WIE and WEG. The trip will include a tour of the Boeing Aviation Centre and Factor […]

Apr 7 – WIE(VR) Workshop: Marketing and Sales to Advance Your Career

WIE(VR) – Women in Engineering (Vancouver Region) invites you to a workshop on “Marketing and Sales to Advance your Career”, Thursday, April 7th, 2011 Marketing and Sales to Advance your Career The economic downturn dramatically changed the employment environment. Seemingly overnight, the multiple job offers that employment-seekers had become accustomed to evaporated. For employees, the […]

July 19 to 21 – Women in Physics Canada Conference

“Women in Physics Canada” is a conference for young women in physics, to be held at Perimeter Institute and the Institute for Quantum Computing this summer (July 19th – 21st 2011).  The conference is aimed at undergraduate and early graduate women studying physics, and will consist mostly of student presentations. Those who have not yet […]

Nov 4 – SCWIST 30th Year Anniversary Gala

Join us on this special night in celebration of SCWIST’s 30th Year Anniversary Gala. Join the fun while enjoying a fabulous sit-down dinner, networking, presentation of awards and listen to innovative speakers on evolving developments in the world of science, engineering and technology. Date: Friday, November 4th, 2011 Time: 6pm – 1am Location: Four Seasons […]

Mar 29 – Leadership Development Workshop for Women in Industry: Registration Closes Mar 19!

Leadership Development Workshop for intermediate level women engineers, technologists and scientists (3-7 years into career) March 29th, 8:00 – 4:30 pm, Urban Systems Richmond Office ** Registration closes Saturday, March 19 Workshop Objectives: • Increase awareness of factors that influence leadership success • Gain confidence in making career and leadership development choices • Share and acquire useful tips […]

Women More Likely To Leave Engineering Over Work Environment, Study Finds

McClatchy Newspapers (3/11) reports, “Women who left engineering jobs after getting the necessary college degree were more likely to quit the field because of an uncomfortable work environment than because of family reasons,” a survey from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee found. “Nearly half of the women surveyed said they left the engineering field because of […]

Mar 23 – CanWIT: Group Mastermind Mentoring Circle

Group Mentorship Program 2011 What is Group Mastermind Mentoring? A 6-session program led by a facilitator for a select number of participants which leverages the energy, experience, and collective wisdom of all the group members to achieve their individual personal and professional goals. How is it different from other types of Mentoring? The balance of […]

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