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April 2012

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Article: “Etsy Hacker Grants: Supporting Women in Technology”

“Today, in conjunction with Hacker School, Etsy is announcing a new scholarship and sponsorship program for women in technology: [they’ll] be hosting the summer 2012 session of Hacker School in the Etsy headquarters, and [will be] providing ten Etsy Hacker Grants of $5,000 each — a total of $50,000 — to women who want to […]

Report: “Increasing Women in SETT: The Business Case”

A Summary of Literature Review and Sector Scan compiled by Canadian Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (WinSETT Centre). The WinSETT Centre is a catalyst for the sustained employment and progress of women in SETT fields. The Centre will achieve its mission by developing and disseminating through collaboration and partnerships, the tools […]

Discovery Channel Program “Canada’s Greatest Know-It-All” is looking for Applicants!

Discovery Channel program Canada’s Greatest Know-It-All (you can find additional information at www.knowitall-tv.com) is currently looking for Canada’s best and brightest minds to compete in a challenge-based competition that will test a broad range of expertise, experience and skill-sets. Although they have run a commercial on Discovery for several weeks now, a website, and a […]

Article: The Mighty Mathematician You’ve Never Heard Of

“Scientists are a famously anonymous lot, but few can match in the depths of her perverse and unmerited obscurity the 20th-century mathematical genius Emmy Noether.” Read the article here!

APR 4 – BC Women in Energy Leader Luncheon with Mayor Dianne Watts!

The BC Women in Energy Network will be hosting a Leader Luncheon with Mayor Dianne Watts. Attend the luncheon for a chance to network and hear from Mayor Watts on Surrey’s Energy Shift Program and her experiences as a woman in leadership! When: Wednesday April 4 Where: Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Surrey Doors open at 11:30pm […]

Guest Lecture April 17: Should Gendered Work Practices in Academia be a Personal Responsibility?

The UBC Status of Women Committee, the UBC Faculty of Science, and Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science & Technology are pleased to present: Should Gendered Work Practices in Academia be a Personal Responsibility? Dr. Ita Richardson, University of Limerick April 17, 2012 Beaty Biodiversity Museum (Please bring UBC ID for admission to the museum) 3:00 […]

APR 12: WIM Brown Bag Event

Time & Date: April 12, 2012 @ noon Place: Fasken Martineau, 2900 – 550 Burrard Street, Vancouver Presenter:  Zoe Mullard – Manager of Communications and Conference, InfoMine Event Summary: Social Media Applications in the Mining Industry: Case Studies- How mining companies and communities are using social media to engage online audiences.  Brief overview of the […]

APR 10: Mentorship, Technology and You

How can you benefit from a successful mentorship experience? CanWIT National and CanWIT BC Chapter are pleased to invite you to an exclusive workshop for women in technology. If you are looking for a mentor: Find out how a mentor can promote your achievements; See how a mentorship relationship can build critical skills to move […]

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