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Nov 26: Deadline to register for UBC’s Student Leadership Conference

The Student Leadership Conference (SLC) will facilitate a collaborative and inclusive educational environment, which will inspire the campus community, provide valuable peer-to-peer learning experiences, and engage students as they share and develop their leadership skills effectively. To learn more visit their home page. If you would like to attend please email cj.rowe@ubc.ca with the following […]

Article: SCWIST presents the Debbe Gervin Memorial Entrance Award to Amy Liang

SCWIST had the honor of presenting the Debbe Gervin Memorial Entrance Award to Amy Liang at BCIT’s Entrance Awards Ceremony. The Debbe Gervin Memorial Entrance Award is an endowment established in 2001 by family, friends and the Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology (SCWIST), with matching funds from the Province of BC, in […]

Article: Engineer’s toy company smashes gender roles in inspiring viral video

An article featuring Anja Lanz, president of the Vancouver chapter of Women in Engineering, was recently published in the Province. “The two-minute music video tells the story of three girls who are bored by typical commercials pitching pink girlie toys, and create a contraption modelled after the late U.S. cartoonist Rube Goldberg’s drawn inventions.  “It’s fabulous,” said Anja Lanz, […]

Nov 26:  BCWEN Fraser Valley Biogas Tour

Nov 26: BCWEN Fraser Valley Biogas Tour

FortisBC has kindly offered to arrange coach transportation from their Surrey office for the biogas facility tour taking place next Tuesday. If you are interested in attending and/or joining in the transportation, please email jessica.mcilroy@bcwen.ca by end of day Wednesday, Nov 20. Fraser Valley Biogas utilizes on-farm manure and off-farm food waste to produce methane […]

Nov 20: UBC T-shirt silk screening workshop

Silkscreen a T-shirt and talk about issues related to violence against women. This event is held as part of activities to raise awareness of violence against women and commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Date: Wednesday November 20, 2013 Time: from 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: Shrum Lounge, Place Vanier […]

Nov 28: UBC Women in Engineering Mahony’s Social

Join UBC’s Women In Engineering at Mahony & Son’s on Thursday, November 28 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm for a fun, relaxing night. This is an opportunity to meet new people, have intellectually stimulating conversations and most importantly let loose before finals begin! Anyone is welcome to come, and feel free to bring a friend. […]

Nov 27: Brown Bag Lunch Series Meeting

Bring Your Idea to Market Come and join a fun, interactive session! Date: Wednesday November 27, 2013 Time: 12:00 -1:30 pm Place: UBC, Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre (Room 224) Do you have an idea or concept with potential commercial value? Not sure what to do with it or who to contact?  Our guest speaker for […]

Dec 1:  SCWIST Meet-up at the Owl Show

Dec 1: SCWIST Meet-up at the Owl Show

Join fellow SCWIST members, friends and families on a trip to the wild side! Date: Sunday December 1, 2013 Time: 1:00 pm Place: Richmond Nature Park, 11851 Westminster Hwy See the live owl show by the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of BC. Take advantage of this opportunity to get some great photos of these amazing birds! […]

Dec 13: Nomination Deadline for UBC Engineering Alumni Awards

Dec 13: Nomination Deadline for UBC Engineering Alumni Awards

Do you know an outstanding UBC Engineering alumnus who should be recognized for their contributions to the profession, the community, or society? Do you know a UBC Engineering alumnus who is making a world of difference? Is one of the faculty members in your department deserving of recognition? You are invited to nominate your accomplished […]

Dec 31: ICWES16 Submission Deadline

Dec 31: ICWES16 Submission Deadline

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) have joined forces to host the 16th International Conference for Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES16), to be held in Los Angeles, California from October 23-25 2014. More than 6,500 women are anticipated to attend from around the world and will […]

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