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May 2013

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Congratulations: UBC Engineering students Hilary Wong and Heidi Manicke win 2013 Vale Undergradute Scholarships

Volunteers, leaders in their communities and ambassadors for the engineering profession – these qualities are exemplified by University of British Columbia geological engineering students Hilary Wong (second year) and Heidi Manicke (third year).  These two outstanding women are chosen recipients of the 2013 Vale Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships and were selected from applicants from across Canada. […]

Article: Why Warren Buffet won’t get more women on boards

“To understand the problem,  go back to Buffett. The world’s richest investor speaks the truth in echoing the views of Facebook (FB) Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg by noting that “too many women continue to impose limitations on themselves.” But that pales next to the limitations that leaders such as Buffett unwittingly impose.” For the full article […]

Article : Girls get a glipse into Engineering

“Led by female engineering students from the University of B.C. as well as volunteers from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C., the participants took part in engineering-related activities A keynote speech was delivered by Dr. Elizabeth Croft, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Chair for Women in Science and Engineering in […]

Creating Connections Highlights

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SEP 25-27 : NextProf Workshop

The University of Michigan College of Engineering has recently established an annual future faculty development workshop for potential women and underrepresented minority faculty members.  The first NextProf Workshop in 2012 had a focus on underrepresented minorities.  Fifty-three high-potential Ph.D.s, postdocs and Ph.D. students attended, and met with more than 30 current faculty members from Michigan […]

Upcoming Seminars from the Lilith Professional Program

Lilith Professional Program has an upcoming series of seminars which are a great opportunity to network and share best practices in the area of mentoring and leadership across all three sectors: corporate, government and not for profit. The seminars are very engaging and highly interactive sessions featuring seasoned leaders and high performing women who have […]

MAY 9: WIE(VR) Presents An Engineer’s Journey

WIE Vancouver is delighted to have Catherine Roome, President and CEO of BC Safety Authority, as the distinguished speaker for our annual seminar series An Engineer’s Journey to be held at the SFU Harbour Centre, downtown on May 9, 2013 at 6 pm. Admission is free but please let us know if you plan to attend so that […]

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