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July 2013

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Newsletter: BC Mining HR Task Force, Diversity-Women Subcommittee

The BC Mining HR Task Force Diversity-Women sub-committee, recently released their second newsletter. The focus of the Task Force is to foster the supply and retention of a diverse workforce in the face of significant labour shortages predicted over the next ten years. Women comprise only 16% of the exploration and mining workforce in BC, […]

Call for Nominations: Minerva Foundation Women In Science Awards

The Minerva Foundation for BC Women’s Women In™Science Awards Luncheon will recognize four outstanding women in British Columbia. Two (2) honourees will receive awards for community leadership and excellence in the field of science One (1) honouree will receive an award for her role as a volunteer or philanthropist in the field of science One (1) […]

CCWESTT 2014: Call for Abstracts

The 15th Biennial Conference of the Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CCWESTT) will be held in Regina on May 21 to 24, 2014. The Conference theme is “Open Opportunities: Mentoring the Future”. The conference will include panel discussions and concurrent break out sessions with various presentation and discussion formats. The […]

WWEST is Hiring!

We are looking for a WWEST Program Assistant, who will provide general secretarial and administrative support

Article: Women don’t realise just how good they are, survey reveals

A recent survey from Mortimer Spinks and Computer Weekly highlights the gap between men’s and women’s self-belief in terms of their career and their abilities. “When asked how successful respondents were in achieving these career factors, on average men considered themselves 20% more successful at ‘being prepared to take risks’ (21%), ‘being ambitious’ (23%) and […]

Profile: CSME Women in Mechanical Engineering

The Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering has launched a page profiling prominent women in mechanical engineering. “With this page, we intend to inspire and empower women to embark on engineering as their career while celebrating the achievements of Canadian women mechanical engineers, who have taken the leadership in the mechanical engineering profession and serve as […]

Call for Mentors – Wedu

Wedu is looking for Mentors from all sectors to develop female leadership in the least developed countries in South-East Asia!

NOV 20-22: Canadian Science Policy Conference

The Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) brings together representatives from the public, private, academic and non-profit sectors of Canada to examine key policy challenges in science and innovation. CSPC 2013 will be held in Toronto at the Allstream Centre, November 20 to 22, 2013. The CPSC invites your organization to become a Community Partner for CSPC 2013! […]

OCT 2-3: Women in Engineering Expo

Pre-registration is now open for the Women in Engineering Expo at the University of Calgary. The event will take place October 2-3, 2013. The event will feature the following keynote speakers: Catherine Hein P.Eng, Senior Process Engineer, AMEC, Elmarie Course, P.Eng. Senior Director, Process/Specialty Engineering, Janet Holder Executive Vice President, Western Access and Jennifer Martin, […]

Video: McMaster in Moscow – Women in Engineering mini-doc featured at G(irls) 20 Summit

A mini-documentary on Women in Engineering, produced by McMaster University, was featured at the fourth annual G(irls) 20 Summit in Moscow, Russia.

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