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Opportunity to Participate in a Project in Uganda with TASO (The Aids Support Organization)

The Aids Support Organization (TASO) is offering students an opportunity to participate in a project in Uganda, through Go Global. There is funding available for three students to move the Sustainable Livelihoods project forward in Term 2 (Jan-May). They are seeking upper level undergraduates and graduate students, and the application deadline is September 16th. Please […]

Survey on Immigrant Professional Networks in BC Conducted by Immigrant Employment Council of BC

The Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) is conducting a survey about immigrant professional networks in BC. If you are an immigrant please help by filling in the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/IECBC_Survey_Immigrant_Professionals_Science_Tech Please answer Immigrant Women in Science program of Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology on question number 9: Which Professional Immigrant Network(s) […]

NOV 29: WIE(VR) Presents Judi Hess, CEO of CopperLeaf

WIE(VR) is presenting Judi Hess, CEO of CopperLeaf   Date: Thursday Nov 29th, 2012 Time: 6:30-9:30pm Place: YWCA downtown – Welch 1 & 2 Room, 4th Floor, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver Map: http://tinyurl.com/ywca-vancouver Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door Registration: please send an email to engineeringwomen@gmail.com to register for this event Judi took […]

SEP 13: Get The Financial Plan That’s Right For You

Women in Engineering Vancouver Region – WIE(VR) Invites to “Get the Financial Plan That’s Right for You” Presented by Doreen Antonick, AICB, STI, PFP Investment Sales Coach, North Coast & Fraser Valley, Scotiabank Doreen Antonick is part of a knowledgeable and experienced team of Scotia® advisors with strong financial services experience. She has completed her […]

Article: Women Physicists Wade Into a Man’s World

“Girls are looking for opportunities to make a difference. What we don’t communicate well about fields like physics and engineering, is that these are careers where you can have a great impact… In high school we say, ‘Solve equations!’, ‘Do this study on the Milikan experiment!’ or ‘Document the number of electrons!’ Well, how exciting […]

Article: Engineering Salaries on the Rise, Gender Gap is Narrowing

“The job market appears to be slowly recovering from slump, manufacturing is rising, and the U.S. economy is showing signs of stabilizing. Now that the clouds are finally lifting, there’s good news for engineers on the pay front too, per the results of the 2012 Engineering Income and Salary Survey, conducted by the American Society […]

Interview: Dr. Judy Illes, Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics

Dr Illes is Professor of Neurology and Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is Director of the National Core for Neuroethics at UBC, and faculty at the Brain Research Centre (UBC) and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. She also holds appointments in the School of Population and […]

JUL 27: SCWIST Discussion – ‘It’s a girl thing’: How do we get more girls to pursue STEM careers?’

Join SCWIST for their first ever Pop-Up Discussion night! Topic: ‘It’s a girl thing’: How do we get more girls to pursue STEM careers?’ What is a SCWIST Pop-Up Discussion? A casual evening of networking, socializing, and discussion on current and relevant media topics held at a local restaurant! It’s a chance to get out […]

Report: Calling All White Men – Can Training Help Create Inclusive Workplaces?

In a rarely done study, Catalyst (a leading nonprofit membership organization expanding opportunities for women and business) surveyed a group of Rockwell Automation people managers—mostly white men—and examined the effect that a company-sponsored leadership development program had on these employees’ work lives as well as on the work lives of their closest colleagues. Over the […]

OCT 14-16: “On-Ramps Into Academia” Workshop presented by NSF ADVANCE Program

The National Science Foundation ADVANCE program hosts a series of professional development workshops for Ph.D.-level women in industry, research labs, consulting, or national labs who are interested in transitioning to academic careers in STEM. The workshop is called “On-Ramps into Academia.” Their first workshops in 2009 and 2011 were a great success and already a number […]

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