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March 2012

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APR 26: Personal Branding: How to Market Yourself Online

Social media is a crucial part of today’s society and most of us experience it on a daily basis. Learn more on how to successfully increase your online presence and relationships using available tools and popular services, such as Email, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Youtube. Marketing guru, Guy Steeves from Constant Contact, will be facilitating […]

MAR 16 – “Alone in a Crowded Room: Ignorance, Objectivity, and Women in Science and Engineering” – SEMINAR

Carla Fehr (Waterloo) is giving a talk for us this Friday, March 16th @ 3pm in BUCH A102.  “ALONE IN A CROWDED ROOM: IGNORANCE, OBJECTIVITY, AND WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING” Abstract: Improving gender diversity in science and engineering has more than ethical and economic benefits.  It helps communities produce excellent research.  I argue that for […]

Engineers Canada Awa​rd for the Support of Women in the Engineerin​g Profession

We are pleased to confirm that Ms. Catherine Roome has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Award for the Support of women in the Engineering Profession. We extend our sincere congratulations to Ms. Roome on this exceptional accomplishment! This national award is one of eight awards presented annually by Engineers Canada. It recognizes engineers […]

Article: Global Engineer, UBC (Ingenuity Magazine)

“Collaboration between Applied Science and UBC’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) has given rise to a new initiative at UBC: The Global Engineer. Its tennets include developing student leaders, equiping engineers to find and pursue their passions, becoming a national and worldwide leader in global engineering” – Ingenuity, Fall 2011/ Winter  2012 Click Here […]

MAR 26: “Nothing Less Than A Revolution: How Women’s Movements are Changing Our World” (Kavita Ramdas)

The Terry Global Speaker Series Presents: Nothing Less than a Revolution: How Women’s Movements are Changing our World with Kavita Ramdas In partnership with the Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies, Allies at UBC, and the Office of the President. ————————–————————–— Who As former President and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, Kavita employed […]

UBC Professors Celebrate International Women’s Day

First observed in 1911, International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrates women’s achievements, roles and contributions. According to the UN, this year’s theme is “Empower Women – End Hunger and Poverty.” This year, a number of UBC faculty, including Mechanical Engineering’s very own Dr. Elizabeth Croft, offered heartfelt and inspiring words for their female students during International […]

MAR 23: Workshop for Girls, Grades 9 & 10 at SFU

“Girls Exploring Physics is a free workshop for girls in grades 9 and 10 held at the SFU Burnaby campus. This half day long workshop includes two hands-on activities in physics: Exploring Physics Through Candy and LED’s: Lighting for Efficiency and Drama. There will also be a discussion of the career opportunities available to students […]

Article: Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

Canada’s Best Diversity Employers recognizes employers across Canada that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs. This competition examines a range of diversity initiatives covering five major employee groups: (a) Women; (b) Members of visible minorities; (c) Persons with disabilities; (d) Aboriginal peoples; and (e) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered/Transsexual (LGBT) peoples View the full […]

WIM is looking for a Volunteer Communications Coordinator

WIM – Vancouver is looking for a volunteer to work as our Volunteer Communications Coordinator Ideal candidate will be someone who works well independently and also within a team environment.  Must have a creative flair and take Initiative Acting as a key contact for WIM inquiries, the Volunteer Communications Coordinator (VCC) will liase and working […]

MAR 5: The Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering and Technology, March 5-10

“The Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering and Technology kicks off on March 5 with a conversation to engage women and women’s engineering and technology organizations. The intent is not just to encourage young women to seek engineering, math, science and technology careers but to advance women in these careers and provide […]

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