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Oct 14 – WiSE Mentoring Program Mentor Application Deadline

Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) is starting their Mentoring Program this fall at the UBC Okanagan Campus located in Kelowna! The objective of this program is to mentor young women who are transitioning from their undergraduate education to the science or engineering industry and provide them with the necessary preparations to remain in their […]

CEMF Scholarships for Women in Engineering 2012

The Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation has just launched; It’s scholarship program for women in engineering! All women in engineering studying at the undergraduate, master’s or PhD level are invited to apply for these scholarships. Undergraduates: – $5,000 CEMF Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship – $10,000 Vale Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship Master’s: – $10,000 Vale Master’s Engineering Scholarship Ph.D: […]

NOV 4 – BC WEN Leader Luncheon

Join BC Women in Energy Network (WEN) as they hold their first Women in Energy Leader luncheon featuring Chief Kim Baird of the Tsawwassen First Nation. Come hear the thoughts of a community and energy leader. Tickets are on sale now! Please see http://bcwen.ca/events/ for more information. Location: Century Plaza Hotel, 1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver […]

AAAS Student Poster Competition looking for poster judges

The American Association for the Advancement of Science is looking for industry professionals to be judges for the Student poster competition. This is a great opportunity to meet other professionals from around the world and to help guide the upcoming generation of scientists and engineers. For more information, visit http://www.aaas.org/meetings/2012/program/posters/#student_judges.  

SEP 15 – Women in Engineering and Geosciences Lunch with Shell

Women engineering and geoscience students are invited to join Shell for a Women in Engineering and Geosciences Lunch.  Shell female engineering and geosciences professionals will be available to network and to answer questions about their careers, along with a Human Resources representative. Lunch will be served. Date: Thursday,September 15, 2011 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm […]

Vancouver Sun: Where are all the women engineers? (see also: Financial Post)

The Vancouver Sun article “Where are all the women engineers?” by Daran Hassen explores the gender inequality in employment despite the growth in engineering jobs. The article interviews Dr. Elizabeth Croft,  Dr. Tyseer Aboulnasr, Amanda Li, Janet Calder and Lauren Kulokas for their reasons for choosing to study engineering. Read the full text here Syndicated by […]

SEP 20 – SCWIST Special Presentation on Ovarian Cancer and Your Health

Special Presentation on Ovarian Cancer and Your Health Come and join us in a special presentation to learn about Ovarian Cancer and recent research results.Food and refreshments will be provided! Date: Sept 20, 2011 Time: 6:00 – 9:00 PM Location: 470 Granville St, Office #330 (at W. Pender St) Fee: Free for SCWIST members $5 […]

SEP 28 – SCWIST UBC Brown Bag Discussion

“Who succeeds in science….or why are women still under represented at higher levels and what can I do to avoid this?” Bring your lunch and friends, and join us to discuss the topic “Who succeeds in science?”. There will be a speaker to introduce the topic, followed by an open discussion where you will be […]

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