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Due Sept 15: WWEST Partners Call for Proposals

The WWEST Partners program brings together training, resources and funding from the WWEST program with both established and un-established community organizations that are undertaking activities to promote outreach, recruitment and retention for girls, young women and industry professionals in engineering science and technology. For New Partners & Affiliates Organizations that have not received funding or […]

Sept 12: WIE(VR) Workshop “Are You Ready for Your Moment in the Spotlight”

WIE(VR) – Women in Engineering (Vancouver Region) will be hosting an event “Are You Ready for Your Moment in the Spotlight” with Narges Nirumvala on Thursday, September 12th 2013. Speaker: Narges Nirumvala, Executive Speech Coach, Speaker & Trainer How often do you get to speak in your current position? If you were a better speaker […]

Creating Connections Registration is Open

Deadline for Earlybird registration is April 21, 2013. To register, visit the Creating Connections website.

Creating Connections Friday Panel Announced

Creating Connections Saturday Keynotes Announced

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Error in WWEST Newsletter of July 13, 2012

There was a compiling error in the WWEST Newsletter of July 13, 2012.  The “Spotlight” area featured the correct headline, but an old description of a different project.  Please accept our apologies for any confusion this may have caused.  A full description of the Minerva Women In™ Technology Award, which WWEST is not affiliated with, […]

A Great Resource: NSERC Page for Women in Science & Engineering


Guest Lecture April 17: Should Gendered Work Practices in Academia be a Personal Responsibility?

The UBC Status of Women Committee, the UBC Faculty of Science, and Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science & Technology are pleased to present: Should Gendered Work Practices in Academia be a Personal Responsibility? Dr. Ita Richardson, University of Limerick April 17, 2012 Beaty Biodiversity Museum (Please bring UBC ID for admission to the museum) 3:00 […]

Girls Exploring Physics Video

Girls Exploring Physics at SFU, one of our WWEST Partners, has released an excellent teaser video of their workshops.  Check it out at http://www.physics.sfu.ca/about/outreach/gep.  (Note: Flash player required to view video).

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