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News: IEEE WIE 2014 Theme – The Faces of WIE

Join the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Women in Engineering (WIE) in 2014 as they celebrate their past, treasure their present and shape their future! The IEEE WIE theme for 2014 is The Faces of WIE. Participate by joining IEEE WIE, attending a WIE event within your community or sharing your accomplishments with […]

May 1-3: IEEE WIE International Leadership Conference

Join women from around the world at the inaugural Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference (WIE-ILC) to create communities that fuel innovation, share knowledge and provide support through interactive sessions. WIE-ILC will provide leading-edge professional development for mid-level and senior women. When:  May 1-3, 2014 Where: San Francisco, California, USA Hold your spot at this […]

Mar 5: XX Evening 2014

How to Survive & Thrive in Your Chosen Science & Technology Career A Women-only Evening of Networking and Lively Discussions for Women Entering Science Careers SCWIST and Telus World of Science are proud to present the annual XX networking evening where participants can find out how amazing Wonder Women are making careers in science, engineering and […]

Article: Pulp and paper company aiming for 51% women

The Financial Post reports that International Paper is aiming to have its U.S. payroll more fairly represent the 51% of women in the general population.  At present its workforce has only 23% women, although it does have three women among the five highest-paid executives, one of only four such companies on the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. […]

CEMF extends deadline for two scholarships until Feb 21

The deadline for applications for the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) Allstream and Dillon scholarships has been extended to February 21.  The other CEMF scholarships do not have extended deadlines. These scholarships each provide one $5,000 annual scholarship to a Canadian woman in engineering at the undergraduate level.  Applicants must already be enrolled full-time in an […]

Feb 24: Deadline for submissions to Building Canada’s Economy: Best Practices for Supporting Women in Non-Traditional Sectors

Status of Women Canada in collaboration with the Labour Program and provincial and territorial partners invite you to participate in a national forum, Building Canada’s Economy: Best Practices for Supporting Women in Non-Traditional Sectors, at the Canadian Museum of Aviation and Space in Ottawa on March 25th, 2014. This dynamic forum will include: Keynote presenter, […]

News: WWEST welcomes Dr. Sheryl Staub-French as Dr. Elizabeth Croft accepts new UBC responsibilities

WWEST has been very successful – piloting programs for the retention of women in STEM, finding ways to measure the impact of those programs, and bringing groups together from across the province to coordinate and strategically collaborate on how to recruit and retain women in science and engineering. We are excited to share news that […]

GEERing Up! Register Now for 2014 Summer Camps

GEERing Up! Register Now for 2014 Summer Camps

Our WWEST Partner GEERing Up! has just opened registration for their 2014 summer camps. GEERing Up! camps are all about making Science, Technology and Engineering hands on and exciting. Each day is a dynamic mix of hands-on activities, demonstrations, tours, mentors, and design challenges. The camps are taught by experienced university students with a passion […]

News: Autopro establishes technical scholarships at four Western Canadian post-secondary institutions

Autopro Automation Consultants Ltd. (Autopro) has created a Scholarship Program to recognize and support upcoming industry leaders in Electrical Engineering, Automation, Instrumentation, and Electrical Power and Industrial Control programs. “Autopro established these awards to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to improve the communities where we do business,” stated Jaimee Turner, Corporate Social Responsibility Leader at Autopro. […]

Article: Women in Astronomy – My successful experience with sexual harassment

A regular reader of the Women in Astronomy Blog has written an anonymous guest post about her experience with sexual harassment. What worked for her, might not work for everyone.  If you are being sexually harassed, please contact the sexual harassment officer at your institution for guidance on your particular situation. “In light of some recent […]

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