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Mar 1: Tour of TRIUMF

Visit one of the world’s leading subatomic physics laboratories, right here, in Vancouver! At TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, international teams work on research projects in molecular and material science, nuclear medicine, particle physics, and rare-isotope beam science. When:  March 1, 10:30 – 1:30 pm Where:  TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver (UBC […]

Feb 26: CanWIT BC February Breakfast Club

Hot Skills in Tech – What are employers looking for? The Canadian ICT sector (Information & Communications Technology) is expected to see an accelerated growth rate in 2014, bringing with it opportunities for skilled workers in the sector. But what are employers looking for and how can you get these skills?  Join the discussion at […]

Feb 17: Deadline for participation in Women in STEM study

You are invited to participate in the research study “Mother to Daughter – Women in STEM”. This study is conducted by Prof. Donatille Mujawamariya and Prof. Catherine Mavriplis, and is funded by the NSERC / Pratt & Whitney Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering. Study participants will be interviewed about how the participant’s mother influenced […]

News: IEEE WIE 2014 Theme – The Faces of WIE

Join the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Women in Engineering (WIE) in 2014 as they celebrate their past, treasure their present and shape their future! The IEEE WIE theme for 2014 is The Faces of WIE. Participate by joining IEEE WIE, attending a WIE event within your community or sharing your accomplishments with […]

May 1-3: IEEE WIE International Leadership Conference

Join women from around the world at the inaugural Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (WIE-ILC) to create communities that fuel innovation, share knowledge and provide support through interactive sessions. WIE-ILC will provide leading-edge professional development for mid-level and senior women. When:  May 1-3, 2014 Where: San Francisco, California, USA Hold your spot at this […]

Mar 5: XX Evening 2014

How to Survive & Thrive in Your Chosen Science & Technology Career A Women-only Evening of Networking and Lively Discussions for Women Entering Science Careers SCWIST and Telus World of Science are proud to present the annual XX networking evening where participants can find out how amazing Wonder Women are making careers in science, engineering and […]

Article: Pulp and paper company aiming for 51% women

The Financial Post reports that International Paper is aiming to have its U.S. payroll more fairly represent the 51% of women in the general population.  At present its workforce has only 23% women, although it does have three women among the five highest-paid executives, one of only four such companies on the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. […]

CEMF extends deadline for two scholarships until Feb 21

The deadline for applications for the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) Allstream and Dillon scholarships has been extended to February 21.  The other CEMF scholarships do not have extended deadlines. These scholarships each provide one $5,000 annual scholarship to a Canadian woman in engineering at the undergraduate level.  Applicants must already be enrolled full-time in an […]

Feb 24: Deadline for submissions to Building Canada’s Economy: Best Practices for Supporting Women in Non-Traditional Sectors

Status of Women Canada in collaboration with the Labour Program and provincial and territorial partners invite you to participate in a national forum, Building Canada’s Economy: Best Practices for Supporting Women in Non-Traditional Sectors, at the Canadian Museum of Aviation and Space in Ottawa on March 25th, 2014. This dynamic forum will include: Keynote presenter, […]

News: WWEST welcomes Dr. Sheryl Staub-French as Dr. Elizabeth Croft accepts new UBC responsibilities

WWEST has been very successful – piloting programs for the retention of women in STEM, finding ways to measure the impact of those programs, and bringing groups together from across the province to coordinate and strategically collaborate on how to recruit and retain women in science and engineering. We are excited to share news that […]

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