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SEP 26: Ovarian Cancer – Knowledge is Power

SCWIST and Ovarian Cancer Canada invite you to learn about the signs, symptoms and risk factors of ovarian cancer. Did you know? A pap test does not detect ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is the most fatal gynecologic cancer. 2,600 Canadian women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year and 1,750 die annually.   Time:  Networking […]

SEP 28: SCWIST Shoreline Cleanup

Meet new people, get some exercise, and do something good for the environment. This is an opportunity to meet SCWIST members and others interested in Science and Tech in a “meet-up” group activity and head to a local cafe for tea or coffee after the cleanup. Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013  Time: 11:00 AM Place: Shoreline from Trafalgar St. to […]

NOV 18-19: Women’s Leadership Forum

Don’t sit on the sidelines watching others scale to the top – map out your own corporate climb by tapping the expertise and experience of those who’ve succeeded.  The Canadian Institute’s Women’s Leadership Forum will offer strategies and solutions to help you secure workplace recognition and gain cutting-edge skills to apply immediately. Hear from pros […]

SEP 25: SCWIST Brown Bag Lunch

The BrownBag Series is a monthly event organized by the Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) to provide a place for learning and discussion of topics to help women in STEM fields advance their careers. Date: Wednesday September 25, 2013 Time: 12:00 – 1:30pm Place: UBC Point Grey Campus, Beaty Biodiversity Research […]

SEP 19: Biorenewables Cafe – Carbon Policy in BC

Biorenewables Cafe is back at full speed and is delighted to host Professor Gary Bull, Professor of Forest Economics and Forest Policy at the University of British Columbia, for their first Cafe after a long summer break. Gary has kindly agreed to give a talk titled “Carbon Policy in British Columbia: Background, Update, and Analysis” […]

Women in Mining (WIM) Discounts for Upcoming Events

The Canada-Southern Africa Chamber of Business is offering WIM members in Toronto and Vancouver (correction) a discount for their upcoming events: Indaba 2013, Toronto – October 10.  $150 (regular price $185) The 11th Risk Mitigation & CSR Seminar, Toronto – October 17.  $120 (regular price $145) This link http://canadasachamber.eventbrite.com/  brings up their event site gives more details.

WiSE Mentors needed in the Okanagan

UBC Okanagan’s Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) is looking for more mentors as some students have to be turned away from their mentoring program. Potential mentors are professional women working in their industry (not academia), for example engineering, lab science, agricultural or wine science, manufacturing, or government research, and available to attend three Okanagan […]

SEP 18: CanWIT Angel Investment with Nancy Lala

CanWIT National Presents: Investment Insight with Maple Leaf Angels Webinar Series A CanWIT 40 Minute Webinar – Register today! This series was designed with CanWIT’s entrepreneurial membership base in mind and for those in Canada’s technology sector interested in the Angel investment process. Listen to Maple Leaf Angel investment experts Nancy Lala, Marnie Walker, and Julie […]

Aimee Chan is in the “Top 25”

Congratulations to Aimee Chan on being named a 2013 “Top 25 Women of Influence”.  Aimee is the President of Norsat International Inc. (a leading provider of innovative communication solutions), a UBC alumna and Creating Connections speaker. Now in its third year, the Top 25 is designed to celebrate and showcase the achievements of the most influential […]

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