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February 2013

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Mar 18-22 and 25-29: Spring Break at H.R. MacMillan Space Centre – Volunteers Needed

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is looking for female engineering students and professionals who are willing to volunteer as mentors for their spring break programming. Volunteer on any day(s) from March 18-22 and March 25-29, 11am-3pm. This is a great opportunity to introduce young students to the profession of engineering and to have some fun […]

Mar 4 : ASME BC and ASME UBC Present Technical Panel Presentation

The BC Section of ASME has arranged an evening technical presentation in conjunction with the student chapter of ASME at UBC. Guest speakers will be sharing valuable professional experiences with the audience and will be answering particular questions at the end of the panel. Mark Mulligan, P.Eng. Mark is President and founding partner of Capilano […]

Apr 4 : WIE-VR Presents “Social Media for the Independent Professional” with Njeri Watkins

If you are serious about leveraging the free social media platforms to build your professional brand and properly position yourself in the market then this is the course for you! Social Media For The Independent Professional is a course specifically focused on creating a strategy that can be easily implemented with a LinkedIn account then […]

Feb 27: APEGBC & UBC Salary Seminar/Industry Night

APEGBC is working with UBC to host a Salary Seminar & Industry Reception on February 27, 2013. The Salary Seminar & Industry Reception focuses on providing engineering and geoscience students with tools for salary negotiation, and the opportunity to start building their industry contacts. We are pleased to have Dr. Elizabeth Croft, P.Eng. as our […]

Oct 2-3 : Women Engineering The Future (WEF)

Experience 2 days of energy and a lifetime of opportunity at WEF 13 October 2-3 in Calgary. The Women Engineering the Future Expo will bring together hundreds of talented women from across Alberta. Through interactive discussions and demonstrations, participants will be immersed in an exciting environment with the goal of igniting interest in engineering. Woman […]

May 11 : Creating Connections -Working Together to Transform Our World

We would like to inform you of this upcoming event and encourage you to save the dates. Please feel free to forward this email to members of your department/organization. Creating Connections – Working Together to Transform Our World Presented by Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science & Technology / NSERC Chair for Women in Science and […]

Article: Dr. Elizabeth Croft gives Top 10 Tips on Salary Negotiation

Dr. Elizabeth Croft gives Top 10 Tips on Salary negotiation . Please read the article here

Feb 22 -24 : International Women’s Hackathon kicks off during Engineering Week

Microsoft Research, National Center for Women & Information Technology, Association for Computing Machinery Council on Women, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Women in Engineering, Microsoft Imagine Cup and Skype are pleased to support the first annual International Women’s Hackathon. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018 there will be 1.4 million […]

MAR 5 : BC WEN Presents Energy Efficiency and Conservation Breakfast

Join the BC WEN in Victoria on March 5th for breakfast and a discussion on the role of energy efficiency and conservation in BC’s energy future. Hear from: Lisa Coltart, Executive Director of the BC Hydro PowerSmart Program Sarah Smith, Director of Energy Efficiency and Conservation with FortisBC Glenys Verhulst, Communications Coordinator with City Green […]

MAR 7 : Coffee, Community, Career Advancement

SAVE THE DATE: THURSDAY MARCH 7, 2013, 8:30-10AM Coffee, Community, Career Advancement Part of Leadership at UBC: Gender and Diversity, and activities around International Women’s Day (March 8) Come and (re)connect with other UBC leaders Hear and see what themes are emerging from events across campus For example, the Women in Leadership Luncheon (May 30, […]

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