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Congratulations: UBC Engineering students Hilary Wong and Heidi Manicke win 2013 Vale Undergradute Scholarships

Volunteers, leaders in their communities and ambassadors for the engineering profession – these qualities are exemplified by University of British Columbia geological engineering students Hilary Wong (second year) and Heidi Manicke (third year).  These two outstanding women are chosen recipients of the 2013 Vale Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships and were selected from applicants from across Canada. […]

Article: Why Warren Buffet won’t get more women on boards

“To understand the problem,  go back to Buffett. The world’s richest investor speaks the truth in echoing the views of Facebook (FB) Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg by noting that “too many women continue to impose limitations on themselves.” But that pales next to the limitations that leaders such as Buffett unwittingly impose.” For the full article […]

Article : Girls get a glipse into Engineering

“Led by female engineering students from the University of B.C. as well as volunteers from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C., the participants took part in engineering-related activities A keynote speech was delivered by Dr. Elizabeth Croft, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Chair for Women in Science and Engineering in […]

SEP 25-27 : NextProf Workshop

The University of Michigan College of Engineering has recently established an annual future faculty development workshop for potential women and underrepresented minority faculty members.  The first NextProf Workshop in 2012 had a focus on underrepresented minorities.  Fifty-three high-potential Ph.D.s, postdocs and Ph.D. students attended, and met with more than 30 current faculty members from Michigan […]

Upcoming Seminars from the Lilith Professional Program

Lilith Professional Program has an upcoming series of seminars which are a great opportunity to network and share best practices in the area of mentoring and leadership across all three sectors: corporate, government and not for profit. The seminars are very engaging and highly interactive sessions featuring seasoned leaders and high performing women who have […]

MAY 9: WIE(VR) Presents An Engineer’s Journey

WIE Vancouver is delighted to have Catherine Roome, President and CEO of BC Safety Authority, as the distinguished speaker for our annual seminar series An Engineer’s Journey to be held at the SFU Harbour Centre, downtown on May 9, 2013 at 6 pm. Admission is free but please let us know if you plan to attend so that […]

May 1 : WIM 7th annual cocktail Reception

Come and join WIM for our 7th Annual Gala Reception on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Oceanview Suit. This year’s Annual Cocktail reception marks Women In Mining Vancouver’s 11th Anniversary!  WIM invite you, your friends and colleagues in the industry to come and help them […]

Apr 18 : WIM: CIBC Run for the Cure Fundraising/Networking Event

JOIN THE WOMEN IN MINING VANCOUVER BRANCH For a Fundraising/Networking Event in support of the CIBC Run for the Cure   For the sixth consecutive year, the WIM team will be participating in the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure on October 6, 2013. They are hosting theirt fundraiser of the year….. WHAT:            AIR […]

Article : Mechanical engineer part of Women in Science series

“Chin will deliver a talk called Finding Your Path to Engineering and Science: From Taxidermy to Robots, May 9 as part of a Women in Science speaker series at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.” This article highlights the Women in Science Series. “Astronomer Stephanie Cote kicks off the series April 11 with a talk entitled […]

May 22 : ITAC/CWC Speakers Series: Women in Corporate Leadership

Come join ITAC/CWC on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 in Vancouver. Leyland Brown Vice President, Enterprise Sales, Printing and Personal Systems Group Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co. This is the third event in the ITAC/CWC Speakers Series: Women in Corporate Leadership and the first in Vancouver. Leyland Brown, Vice President, Enterprise Sales, HP Canada will share her insights […]

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