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Award: Minerva’s Women In Technology

The nomination process for the 7th annual Women In™ lunch, celebrating and honouring women working in non-traditional fields, is now open! This year will see Minerva honour Women In™ Technology. Presented by Teck Resources, the lunch will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Vancouver on November 28th 2012 at 12pm. You can […]

Article: 8 Reasons You’re Not Earning The Salary You Want

In this article, Alison Greene discusses 8 common explanations to a question that many in the workplace have: “Why am I not getting the salary I want?“. Read her full article here.

Article: How Stereotypes Can Drive Women To Quit Science

“When women look at tech companies and math departments, they see few women. This activates the stereotype that women aren’t good at math. The stereotype, Toni Schmader said, makes it harder for women to enter those fields. To stay. To thrive.” Click here to read about these stereotypes and a new innovative way to study […]

Article: Don’t Make These 10 Internship Mistakes

In her article, writer Alison Greene discusses the top 10 internship mistakes that that people make, and how to avoid them. Read her full article here.  

WWEST Response to European Commission’s Video “Science: It’s a Girl Thing!”

“The European Commission’s video “Science : It’s a Girl Thing!” (reposted here) was an unfortunate, although well meaning, marketing blunder that takes away from the commission’s excellent website and efforts to attract women to science. Taken down almost as soon as it was put up, the response to this video affirms that the topic of […]

Oct 18: 2012 Power Smart Exellence Awards

This fall, BC Hydro will host the 2012 Power Smart Excellence Awards, recognizing the many finalists and winners who have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to improving energy efficiency, promoting and implementing conservation programs and pursuing innovative energy management solutions. The Power Smart Excellence Awards recognize the province’s diverse industry sectors and organizations, as well as […]

OCT 25-27: APEGBC Annual Conference and AGM Registration Now Open

Registration Now Open for the APEGBC Annual Conference and AGM October 25-27, 2012, Victoria, British Columbia APEGBC’s Annual Conference and AGM is the Association’s biggest event of the year, combining two days of professional development sessions with technical tours, a tradeshow, social events, and culminating in the 93rd Annual General Meeting. The conference will take […]

Article: Stories for, by and about Women in Science – Top Women in Science to Follow on Twitter!

In her post “Top Women in Science to Follow on Twitter”, Tunisia L. Riley compiles a list of individuals, associations and organizations that women and girls in STEM should follow, including the Anita Borg Institute, the ADVANCE program at Brown University, Geek Girl Camp, the Society of Women Engineers and numerous others. “Twitter has been […]

JUL 12: MISS REPRESENTATION Film Screening and WLC Networking Reception

MISS REPRESENTATION: Film Screening and Women’s Leadership Circle Networking Reception Date: Thursday, July 12, 2012 Time: Registration and networking reception: 5 – 6 p.m. Film screening: 6 – 7:30 p.m. Panel discussion: 7:30 – 8 p.m. Ticket includes one drink and light refreshments Location: CBC Studio 700 700 Hamilton Street Tickets: Members: $49 + HST […]

JUN 22: Women in Mining Fundraiser for CIBC Run for the Cure

Women in Mining – Vancouver Branch will be participating in the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s CIBC Run for the Cure on September 30, 2012. The Goal: Recruiting 50 runners/walkers and raising $25,000 for the foundation to support its vision and mission of ending breast cancer, and they need your help to fulfill these goals! This […]

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