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May 23: Registration for career development and diversity awareness workshops

The BC Mining HR Task Force is partnering with the Canadian Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades, and Technology (WinSETT Centre) to deliver two complimentary pilot workshops: Career Development: Becoming Leaders Workshop Monday, June 9 from 8:00am to 4:30pm SFU Harbour Centre, Joseph & Rosalie Segal Centre and Diversity Awareness for Managers & Senior […]

May 15: Teleforum for CITIG and DFATD Trade Mission

CATAAlliance and the Canadian Interoperability Technology Interest Group (CITIG) in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) are organizing a Public Safety & Security ICT Trade Mission to Australia and New Zealand from 30th September to 7th October 2014. Led by senior officials from Canada’s first responder community, this mission […]

TechNOW show with Simon Sinek

Simon O. Sinek is an author best known for popularizing the concept of “the golden circle” and to “Start With Why”, described by TED as “a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”‘ He joined the RAND Corporation in 2010 as an adjunct staff member, […]

May 22: Women in Mining Foosball Tourney

Women in Mining will be hosting a foosball tournament on Thursday, May 22 from 5:30pm-8:30pm. The event will take place at: Subeez Cafe Restaurant Bar 891 Homer St Vancouver, BC V6B 5S3 Canada Included in each ticket is entry into the tournament, appetizers, an alcoholic beverage as well as entry into door prizes (a $900 […]

May 13: Women in Mining & VIP Reception

Women in Mining Vancouver will be partnering with the CIM 2014 Convention this year to host our annual Women in Mining Cocktail reception from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at: Vancouver Convention Centre – Ballroom “A” 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver. Join us for a fantastic event and enjoy a drink, appetizers and a […]

Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering Program now accepting proposals

If you are a female scientist or engineer from Quebec and British Columbia regions who would like to share your passion for the sciences, connect with and mentor youth, and be part of a team of five dedicated female academics consider becoming an NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering. Applications are due to […]

May 8: Café Scientifique – Breast and ovarian cancer

CIHR Café Scientifique and the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology present: “Breast and ovarian cancer – Not only a disease for older women,” part of Science on Tap: Quench Your Interest interactive discussion series. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 6 pm The Wicklow Pub 610 Stamps Landing, Vancouver For more information and to […]

Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship – Honorable Mention

Congrats to WWEST’s own Vivian Meng-Wang for receiving an honourable mention for the Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship! The citation for the award is as follows: To Vivian Meng-Wang for academic achievement in the University of British Columbia statistics program, outstanding advancement of both development and application of statistical methods related to population size estimation using […]

May 11: Mining for Society show

The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum’s (CIM) highly acclaimed M4S show is an event where people come to learn about the wide range of exciting careers in this industry. It will take place at the CIM 2014 Convention from 10am-4pm at: Vancouver Convention Centre 1055 Canada Place Vancouver, BC Now in its ninth […]

Congratulations to CEMF Scholarship Winners

The 2014 Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) Undergraduate Women in Engineering Scholarship winners have been announced. Congrats to Christina Noël, a third-year civil engineering student at University of British Columbia and winner of the scholarship for the British Columbia region! The press release with the complete list and descriptions of the 2014 CEMF Undergraduate Ambassador Scholarship […]

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