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March 2011

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Mar 18 – ms infinity eMentoring Program Student Application Deadline

Ms Infinity eMentoring Program ms infinity is now recruiting students for the Spring 2011 session of our eMentoring program! The sole mandate of ms infinity, a program of the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology, is to encourage girls to pursue science, engineering, trades and technology as viable career options, and our eMentoring […]

Mar 23 – CanWIT: Business Development and Sales in the Technology Industry Breakfast

Breakfast Club: Business Development and Sales in the Technology Industry Join us for a breakfast seminar on a tale of doing Business Development in two companies. Sandra Horvath, of Sage Software & Payment Solutions and Tracy Huitika, of MDA Geospatial Services Inc. will compare and contrast their experience and methods on how to effectively conduct […]

Mar 23 – WISE 2011: Registration Now Open!

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) is returning for another year to celebrate the visibility and importance of  females in science and engineering. The event highlights the opportunities for female undergraduates in science & engineering through a networking atmosphere with successful and accomplished women in both disciplines. As a student, you will have a chance […]

Mar 15 – Community Service Learning and Engineering Workshop

Creating Engineering Curriculum to Enhance Learning and Make a Difference in the World On March 15, 2011, join Bill Oakes, Director of Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) at Purdue University, for a fascinating afternoon workshop. Once a jet engine designer, Bill brings a unique perspective on the value, impacts, and outcomes of Community Service […]

Mar 31 – $20,000 UNESCO/L’Oréal Canada For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowships

L’Oréal Canada has announced the For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowships, with the support of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, which will give two fellowships of $20,000 CAD each to female postdoctoral researchers in the field of Engineering/Pure and Applied Sciences. This fellowship is a part of the For Women in Science Program which […]

Jun 1 – Minerva Foundation for BC Women Awards

The Minerva Foundation for BC Women offers a number of awards ranging in value from $1,000 to $10,000 to females throughout BC to realize their economic and leadership potential through innovative donor and community parnerhsips and entrepreneurial strategies that stimulate philanthropy. Deadline: June 1, 2011 More information at: http://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/minerva-foundation-bc-women-awards

Study: Female Instructors May Be Key to Encouraging Female Students to Stay in STEM

New research by the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (abstract available here), provides evidence that female instructors may be key to encouraging talented female STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) students to stay in those disciplines. The study compares the behavior of female and male students in […]

Mar 8 – International Women’s Day

On March 8, 2011 we will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day! Here are a few noteworthy events and be sure to check out the International Women’s Day website for ones near you. WIE UBC International Women’s Day BBQ Save yourself the hassle of packing a lunch and come enjoy some delicious […]

March 28 & 29 – Leadership Development Workshop for women in industry – delivered by WinSETT and WWEST

Leadership Development Workshop for intermediate level women engineers, technologists and scientists (3-7 years into career) March 28th, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Stantec Downtown Office or March 29th, 8:00 – 4:30 pm, Urban Systems Richmond Office Workshop Objectives: • Increase awareness of factors that influence leadership success • Gain confidence in making career and leadership development choices […]

Mar 3 – IEEE WIE, GOLD and Student Branch Bowling Night Social

Join IEEE Women in Engineering, IEEE Graduates of the Last Decade and IEEE Student Branch UBC Chapter for a fun evening of bowling, pizza and networking! Date: Thursday, March 3, 2011 Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm Place: Varsity Bowling Ridge, 2120 W. 15th Avenue Vancouver BC Ticket Prices: $5 for IEEE WIE, IEEE GOLD and IEEE Student […]

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