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Sept 12: WIE(VR) Workshop “Are You Ready for Your Moment in the Spotlight”

WIE(VR) – Women in Engineering (Vancouver Region) will be hosting an event “Are You Ready for Your Moment in the Spotlight” with Narges Nirumvala on Thursday, September 12th 2013. Speaker: Narges Nirumvala, Executive Speech Coach, Speaker & Trainer How often do you get to speak in your current position? If you were a better speaker […]

NOV 13-15: Gender Summit – North America

Gender Summit – North America: Diversity Fueling Excellence in Research and Innovation, the third summit of its kind and the first to be held in North America. It will take place between November 13 and 15, 2013, in Washington D.C.  The previous two events in Europe brought together hundreds of delegates from around the world. […]

Sep 18: Meeting the Client’s Needs – Environment Social & Economic Criteria

Sep 18: Meeting the Client’s Needs – Environment Social & Economic Criteria

APEGBC is hosting a sustainability-themed professional development seminar this September. The key themes of this presentation focus on the opportunities to lead Social and Environmental impact in Infrastructure projects. You will learn how to leverage the procurement decision making process to facilitate these opportunities. Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Time: Registration and Breakfast 8:00 – […]

Call for Research Participants: Mother to daughter – Women in STEM

Prof. Donatille Mujawamariya and Prof. Catherine Mavriplis (NSERC CWSE Chairholder for Ontario) invite you to participate in a research study called “Mother to Daughter – Women in STEM”. Participants will be interviewed about how their mother influenced (or did not influence) their decision to work or study in STEM. They will be interviewing 16 female […]

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 […]

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