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Mar 19: CanWIT BC Breakfast Club

Small Business Start Up: How a business plan will help you launch – and grow – your company Are you aching to turn your great idea into a business – but you don’t know where to start? Talk to Celeste Munger from Write Ahead Inc., a team of consultants, writers, and trainers who help entrepreneurs […]

Mar 26: Immunizing against physical inactivity – How do we entice seniors to be active?

Despite the massive health benefits ascribed to physical activity, the vast majority of older Canadians do not meet national physical activity recommendations. This Café Scientifique will explore ways to entice older adults to start and continue daily physical activity. When: March 26, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Where:  CBC Vancouver, 700 Hamilton St. (@ Georgia), Vancouver Cost:  This […]

Apr 3: Cancer Prevention – It Is Not Just Your Genes

CIHR and Immigrant Women in Science (IWIS) present a Café Scientifique on Cancer Prevention, to help you live a healthy life with lower risk of cancer disease.  After attending this interactive discussion you will find out that up to 50% of cancers can be prevented. When:  April 3, 6 – 8 pm Where:  The Wicklow Pub, 610 […]

May 25: 15th Annual PMC Science Fair Fun Run

Registration is open for this event, the largest timed 5K fun run in the province, organized by the Science Fair Foundation of BC. All funds raised go towards the Dr. Michael Smith Science Fair Endowment, which assists in the advancement of Science Fair programs throughout BC and the encouragement of youth to actively participate in science and technology. […]

News: #30in30

News: #30in30

To celebrate National Engineering Month, #30in30 is back for the second year. The NSERC/Pratt & Whitney Canada Chair for Women in Science and Engineering – Ontario is featuring 30 Women in Engineering in 30 days. They asked women engineers who they view as a mentor and an inspiration. The result? A group of 30 inspiring Women […]

Apr 10: UBC Engineering Excellence Celebration

Apr 10: UBC Engineering Excellence Celebration

UBC Engineering proudly invites you to their annual Engineering Excellence Celebration. This evening includes the UBC Engineering Achievement Awards presentation, entertainment showcasing the UBC School of Music, and a three course meal with Engineering alumni, students and faculty. When:  April 10, 6 – 9 pm Where:  Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver Cost:  $90 Alumni and Guests | […]

May 21: Effective Communication – A Workshop for Women in SETT

May 21: Effective Communication – A Workshop for Women in SETT

The WinSETT Centre, with support from the NSERC Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering National Network, is offering a special pre-CCWESTT Conference workshop: When:  May 21, 8:30 am – 4:40 pm Where:  Ramada Plaza Hotel, Regina Cost:   $190 – covers participant materials, breakfast, luncheon and nutrition breaks Communicating effectively in the workplace is an […]

Mar 11: Biorenewables Cafe – Biogas generation

Biorenewables Cafe is an informal gathering to discuss bioenergy and other biorenewables topics in a relaxed environment. The March Biorenewables Cafe’s guest speaker is Mr. Rob Costanzo, Deputy Operations Manager Engineering with the City of Surrey. Rob will be speaking about the new initiative for powering the City of Surrey using biogas derived from municipal solid […]

Apr 3: BC WEN – Making Sense of Carbon Neutrality

Join the BC Women in Energy Network for a discussion on the processes, opportunities and realities of carbon neutrality. When: April 3, 8:00 – 10:30 am Where: Brix Studios, 102 – 211 Columbia Street, Vancouver Cost: $15 BC WEN members | $25 non-members Registration: online The BC Government has made a commitment to being carbon neutral, […]

UBC and Goldcorp partner to encourage women to consider careers in engineering

UBC and Goldcorp partner to encourage women to consider careers in engineering

The UBC Faculty of Applied Science will boost the number of women recruited to and enrolled in its engineering program thanks to a gift from Goldcorp. The $500,000 gift, announced today – on the eve of International Women’s Day – will establish a new Goldcorp Professorship in Women in Engineering at UBC. The professorship focuses […]

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