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APR 26: Personal Branding: How to Market Yourself Online

Social media is a crucial part of today’s society and most of us experience it on a daily basis. Learn more on how to successfully increase your online presence and relationships using available tools and popular services, such as Email, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Youtube. Marketing guru, Guy Steeves from Constant Contact, will be facilitating […]

Article: Global Engineer, UBC (Ingenuity Magazine)

“Collaboration between Applied Science and UBC’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) has given rise to a new initiative at UBC: The Global Engineer. Its tennets include developing student leaders, equiping engineers to find and pursue their passions, becoming a national and worldwide leader in global engineering” – Ingenuity, Fall 2011/ Winter  2012 Click Here […]

MAR 26: “Nothing Less Than A Revolution: How Women’s Movements are Changing Our World” (Kavita Ramdas)

The Terry Global Speaker Series Presents: Nothing Less than a Revolution: How Women’s Movements are Changing our World with Kavita Ramdas In partnership with the Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies, Allies at UBC, and the Office of the President. ————————–————————–— Who As former President and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, Kavita employed […]

UBC Professors Celebrate International Women’s Day

First observed in 1911, International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrates women’s achievements, roles and contributions. According to the UN, this year’s theme is “Empower Women – End Hunger and Poverty.” This year, a number of UBC faculty, including Mechanical Engineering’s very own Dr. Elizabeth Croft, offered heartfelt and inspiring words for their female students during International […]

Article: Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

Canada’s Best Diversity Employers recognizes employers across Canada that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs. This competition examines a range of diversity initiatives covering five major employee groups: (a) Women; (b) Members of visible minorities; (c) Persons with disabilities; (d) Aboriginal peoples; and (e) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered/Transsexual (LGBT) peoples View the full […]

MAR 5: The Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering and Technology, March 5-10

“The Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering and Technology kicks off on March 5 with a conversation to engage women and women’s engineering and technology organizations. The intent is not just to encourage young women to seek engineering, math, science and technology careers but to advance women in these careers and provide […]

Report: Private US Engineering College Offers Unique Curriculum, Boasts Record Female Enrollment

The Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering boasts a record 45% female enrollment in their Engineering program. Offering a unique curriculum based on “Olin’s Triangle”, students chose a major from general, mechanical and electrical engineering options, in addition to focusing on the liberal arts and entrepreneurship. Through its educational partnerships with other colleges and universities, […]

MAR 5 – YMCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards

The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards is recognized as one of Canada’s most prestigious awards for women. YWCA Metro Vancouver’s 29th annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours women whose achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community. The Awards also honour the businesses and organizations that support the wellness and diverse needs […]

FEB 28 – Scientists and Innovators in Schools (SIS) Workshop

Learn more about classroom presentations and share your knowledge and expertise with young upcoming scientists. Learn how to create dazzling classroom science presentations that help spark young people’s interest in science and meet other enthusiastic volunteer scientists. Joan Cooke, a professional facilitator, will make the workshop interesting, educational and fun with small group discussions and […]

FEB 18-19 – AAAS Family Science Days

Visit Family Science Days during the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Browse interactive tabletop exhibits, learn about cool science jobsand have your questions answered by experts convened by AAAS! This FREE event is open to all, but organized especially for students in grade levels 6 to 12. This […]

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