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MAR 7: SCWIST presents XX Evening at TELUS World of Science

XX Evening at TELUS World of  Science How to Survive and Thrive in Your Chosen Science and Technology CareerAlong with TELUS World of Science, The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) is proud to present the annual XX networking evening where participants can find out how amazing Wonder Women are making careers […]

Feb 25 : Public Lecture: The Top 7 Reasons Why Smart Women Should Speak Up

Public Lecture: The Top 7 Reasons Why Smart Women Should Speak Up: Shari Graydon, Informed Opinions:http://www.informedopinions.org/, with introduction by President and Vice-Chancellor, Stephen Toope. Date: Monday, February 25, 2013 Location: UBC Centre for Interactive Research in Sustainability (CIRS) Auditorium, 2260 West Mall http://www.maps.ubc.ca/PROD/index_detail.php?locat1=633 Lecture:  5:00 – 6:30pm Reception and networking before and after the event […]

6-8 Mar : 2013 Global Marathon

Women in engineering and technology around the globe are invited to attend 2013 Global Marathon, 6-8 March. Register now, create your profile and join the conversation! For more information about the community and this free virtual conference visitwww.inxpo.com/events/globalmarathon or email them at engineeringwomen@eweek.org.

Video :TED Talk – Revolutionizing Women in Engineering and Science

Natalie Panek from MDA Space Missions speaks at TEDx Toronto about revolutionizing women in engineering. Click here for the full video!

Congratulations :AJung Moon featured in IEEE WIE eBook

UBC’s own AJung Moon has been featured in IEEE WIE eBook. This is a great resource of profiles of women in engineering. http://www.ieee.org/ns/periodicals/WIE/issue1/index.html Please feel free to share the link, as this is a community resource.  In the coming weeks the Android and Apple apps of this resource will be launched. As a reminder, this is […]

Video : Science in Greenland: It’s a Girl Thing

Video response to “Science : It’s a girl thing” by a group of Dartmouth women graduate students. Link to their article : http://engineering.dartmouth.edu/news/science-in-greenland-its-a-girl-thing/

Join Women in Engineering (WIE)

Women in Engineering is a student-led group that focuses on fostering an inclusive environment at UBC, runs personal and professional development workshops and networking and mentoring events.  The program is open to all female women students in Engineering – we hope you will consider joining us at an upcoming event. For more information about WIE: […]

Jan 22 – SCWIST hosts Family Movie Night

Please join SCWIST for a Family Movie Night with SCWIST President Maria Issa introducing this exceptional environmental enthusiast. Bring your questions and prepare to be surprised and enlightened! Miranda Andersen, filmmaker and environmental activist, discusses and shows her award-winning films. Date: January 22nd, 2013 Time: 4:30 – 5 PM check-in Location: Hycroft/UWC, 1489 McRae Avenue, […]

Jan 24 – WIE(VR) presents Entrepreneurship and Starting your own Consulting Business

Join Donna Denny as she shares her journey to business ownership and entrepreneurship. This interactive workshop will not only give you practical tips on how to start your own consulting business  but how to tackle the internal demons that say you can’t. Presentation Details Date: Thursday Jan 24th, 2013 Time: 6:30-9:30pm, talk starts at 7pm […]

UBC Wins bid to host NCWIE 2013

University of British Columbia has officially won the bid to host the National Conference on Women in Engineering 2013. Please stay tuned for more information.

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