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Dec 6: DAWEG December 6th Memorial and Holiday Social 2014

DAWEG will be hosting the December 6th  Memorial and Holiday Social to mark the 25th anniversary of the tragedy at Ecole Polytechnique.This event is open to all APEGBC and DAWEG members and their guests. Click here for more information, and remember to register by Dec 2!

Nov 19: How to Find a Job in Canada and Prosper

APEGBC, in collaboration with DAWEG and MOSAIC, will be hosting a Seminar for Internationally Trained Engineers and Geoscientists: “How to Find a Job in Canada and Prosper.” The main objective of the seminar is to help engineers and geoscientists transition into the Canadian job market and to further advance within the field of engineering and […]

Nov 26: Conflict Resolution for the Professional Woman (Part II)

As part of SCWIST’s Brown Bag Series, they will be bringing back last month’s guest speaker Lindi Frost for a follow-up session on conflict resolution. It will be a 2-hour workshop starting at 12:00pm on Wednesday, Nov 26 on UBC’s Vancouver campus. Click here for more information and to register.

SCWIST is hiring a Member Digital Experience Coordinator!

Overview The Coordinator is responsible for the online experience of the organization’s members, volunteers, partners, sponsors and contractors. By using industry standard approaches to design, updating content regularly and working with the communication committees, the Coordinator ensures the organization’s online portal is among its best assets and accurately represents the public “face” to the Society […]

Article: Megan Smith: ‘You Can Affect Billions of People’

This article features an interview with chief technology officer of the United States and former Google executive, Megan Smith, who discusses how careers in STEM, particularly in the government, can influence the world.

SCWIST Make Possible Beta launch

SCWIST’s new mentoring network, Make Possible, is now undergoing its Beta testing. Sign up for free to get or provide mentoring support in a dedicated professional network focused on building skills and confidence! Click here for more information and to sign up.

Go ENG Girl 2014 a success!

On October 18, UBC Engineering, Eng-Cite, and WWEST welcomed 100 Grade 9 girls from across BC to learn about engineering from women professionals, academics and students. Click here for the full media release about the event, and watch this video that explains the history and scope of Go ENG Girl.

Article: To change the face of engineering, change admissions policies

At a midwestern public university, the number of female engineering applicants increased by 46% over 4 years, but the number of them actually admitted into engineering increased by only 24%. This article discusses the role of admissions policies in gender bias throughout this university’s engineering admissions process.

Nov 18: 14 Not Forgotten Memorial Ceremony

Reflect with us on the events of December 6, 1989, as UBC marks the 25th anniversary with the opening of a new memorial for the 14 Not Forgotten. The memorial ceremony will take place on November 18 during 12:30pm – 1pm at the EDC Courtyard.

Nov 29: UBC Engineering Open House

Join us at the UBC Engineering Open House on Saturday, November 29 from 9am to 3pm! There will be cool demonstrations, fascinating lab tours, and informative presentations. Talk to advisors, professors and current students about all your options. Learn how engineering can make a world of difference. Bring your friends and family to explore – […]

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