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Feb 12: WIM Networking Luncheon

The speaker for this month’s WIM Networking Luncheon will feature Lisa Blackham, Manager, Corporate HR at New Gold and active member of the BC HR Task Force. This event will take place on Thursday, Feb 12 during 12pm – 1pm at Fasken Martineau, 2900 – 550 Burrard St. Click here for more information. Note that […]

Report: WWEST’s Formal Progress Report (Months 24-48) now available

The formal progress report for the NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering is now available online. The report highlights achievements, challenges, and plans for the remaining Chair term. CWSE BC Yukon (WWEST) Second 24 Month Report One of the most important highlights of the report is that progress is not made in isolation. […]

Feb 12: SCWIST Brown Bag Lunch: Networking

Networking is an essential part of building your career, but sometimes can be the most difficult. At this Brown Bag Lunch, entrepreneur Grace Lee shares her experiences and knowledge on effective ways to network! This event will take place on Feb 12 during 12:30pm – 2pm at UBC Vancouver. Click here for more information and […]

Article: Why engineering should be a woman’s game

This BBC article discusses the impending engineering, science and technology skills shortage and why many people, especially girls, think a career in these areas is “not for them.” We must find ways to encourage experimentation in an age where our education system has a tendency to expect young people to move away from practical learning […]

Mar 3: XX Networking Evening at Science World

SCWIST and TELUS World of Science are hosting the annual XX Networking Evening on March 3 from 5:15pm to 9:30pm. Tickets include a light dinner, a chance to learn from over 30 local women working in STEM fields and network with other attendees, an OMNIMAX film, and door prizes. Click here for more information about […]

Feb 26: Women in Engineering & Geoscience Panel Discussion

In an effort to support the continuing growth and advancement of women in the profession, the APEGBC Sea-to-Sky Branch is collaborating with the Division for the Advancement of Women in Engineering & Geoscience (DAWEG) to organize a seminar to give an insight on how women can proactively build their confidence, and what they could do to […]

MiHR is looking for survey participants!

If you are a current or former worker of the Canadian mining and minerals industry, the Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) would like to invite you to participate in a first-of-its-kind Canada-wide discussion to build an understand of the workplace culture and career paths found in the Canadian mining industry. This discussion will consist […]

Feb 28: Engineering Explorations 8

Engineering Explorations 8 is a day of learning and hands-on activities (for example, we’ll be making prosthetic hands!) for grade 8 girls to learn what it means to be an engineer. This event will take place on Saturday, Feb 28 from 9am to 2:30pm, at Steveston-London Secondary School, 6600 Williams Road, Richmond. Please note that this […]

Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program is now accepting applications!

The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program represents an innovative approach to computer science education, pairing seven weeks of intensive instruction in robotics, web design, and mobile development with engaging, career-focused mentorship and exposure led by the industry’s top female entrepreneurs and engineers. Click here for more information. Program dates vary by location, and the […]

Science World’s Future Science Leaders program is looking for mentors!

Future Science Leaders (FSL) is a Science World teen program to inspire and challenge the top students to excel in science and technology. They are looking for engineering/computer science/coding enthusiasts to mentor students as they work on projects incorporating electronics, design, and programming. If you’re interested, contact Jane O’Hara, Engineering Instructor for FSL, by emailing […]

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