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July 19: Be Like Ada Coding Bootcamp

Be Like Ada will be holding a bootcamp for 500 high-school girls to learn to code. The event is geared for girls aged 14-17 and will be held at the Rocky Mountaineer station on July 19 from 9am to 5pm. Be Like Ada aims to achieve 50% female software engineering undergrads & 2x the number of […]

June 19: Burnaby Energy-from-Waste Facility Tour

Ever wondered about the incineration portion of the the Metro Vancouver waste management plan? Should we be increasing our incinerated capacity? Learn more at a free tour of the Burnaby Energy-from-Waste Facility organized by the British Columbia Women in Energy Network (BCWEN). For more information and to RVSP, click here. To attend the event, you […]

June 24: BC WEN member workshop

A BC WEN member workshop coming up, again facilitated by Shelley Russell of the Humphrey Group. It will take place on: Tuesday June 24th, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm Fasken Martineau 2900 – 550 Burrard St, Vancouver. This workshop will focus on Developing Sponsor Relationships for advancing your career! For more information and to RVSP, click […]

Job opening at SCWIST

The Society for Canadian Women in Science in Technology (SCWIST) is hiring a Society Administrator to oversee the daily functions of the Society and provide administrative support to the board of directors. This is a part-time contract position consisting of 20 hours per week and is renewable bi-annually. The position is for June 1st, 2014 […]

June 18: SCWIST Annual General Meeting

SCWIST is pleased to invite you to their 2014 Annual General Meeting. Join them on June 18 to learn what they have been up to over the past 12 months and see how you can get involved in their activities. Wednesday, June 18 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm Brock House Restaurant 3875 Point Grey Road Cost: […]

May 28-29: Business Innovation Summit 2014

The Conference Board of Canada’s Business Innovation Summit 2014: Accelerating Corporate Innovation and Commercialization is taking place May 28-29, 2014 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Register today and use your priority code CATA-1 to reserve your spot! The Summit explores the real-life challenges and opportunities for innovation within firms, and the tangible solutions that […]

Article: How to increase the number of female speakers at conferences

Scientific conferences all too often feature all-male panels, resulting in underrepresentation of women in these fields. Researchers at Yale University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found that there is a simple way to increase the number of female speakers at conferences – ensure that at least one woman is […]

May 21: 29th Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner

For nearly three decades, the CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner has been celebrating the best in Canadian advanced technology. It has become one of the most eagerly awaited events in Canada’s business calendar. The award winners will be recognized for their innovation, expertise, and leadership in Canada’s advanced technology community. The awards gala […]

UBC student named Dillon Consulting Limited Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship recipient

Congratulations to Andrea Palmer-Boroski, a fourth year mechanical engineering student at the University of British Columbia, and winner of the 2014 Dillon Consulting Limited Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship! The full press release is available here.

May 16: RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Nominations

Do you know an extraordinary woman? The search for qualified nominees for the 2014 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards is underway! These prestigious awards provide national recognition to Canadian women whose successful business achievements contribute extensively to the local, national and global economy. For full details click here. Nominations deadline is May 16, 2014

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