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International Conference of STEM in Education – July 2014

International Conference of STEM in Education – July 2014

You are cordially invited to Beautiful Vancouver, Canada next summer for STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics) Education and Our Planet: Making Connections Across Contexts July 12-15, 2014 | UBC Vancouver, Canada http://stem2014.ubc.ca/ The International Conference of STEM in Education is an opportunity for educators and researchers from schools, universities, colleges, museums, businesses, industries and other private […]

WWEST Year 3 Annual Report Released

WWEST’s annual report is now available for September 2012 – August 2013! Highlights include the self-efficacy results from Creating Connections 3.0, funding for Engendering Engineering Success, and presentations on diversity at the 2012 APEGBC AGM. Read the full report here (pdf format).

OCT 23: CanWIT BC’s October Breakfast Club

Join the Can WIT BC chapter on October 23 as they host Esmé Stewart and discuss Technology trends in HR. Come and hear about the tools recruiters and employers are using to hire and manage their employees. You will learn the secrets of how Competency Management helps leadership, business functions and HR to consistently define […]

2013 Canadian Postdoc Survey

This report includes a demographic profile of Canadian Postdoctoral students.  “The average Canadian postdoc is 34 years old. They are male (53%) and female (46%). Most are married or in a common-law relationship (69%). One-third (35%) have dependent children. Over 50% of Canadian postdocs are landed immigrants or on work visas.” Most statistics in the report […]

OCT 5: WIM Run for the Cure

OCT 5: WIM Run for the Cure

WIM needs your help.  Many members of Women in Mining will be doing the CIBC Run for the Cure this weekend and they are 25% away from reaching our goal. You can be part of their team and enjoy the feeling of celebrating what they set out to do! The 37 signed up team members […]

OCT 25: Tour of Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre

OCT 25: Tour of Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre

Date:     Friday, Oct 25, 2013 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Where:  570 West 7th Ave ,Vancouver, BC V5Z 4S6 A Pro-D-day activity, for you and your budding scientist. Take a tour of the DNA sequencing labs at the Genome Sciences Centre, led by Lorraine May, GSC Lab Operations Manager. Everyone will have […]

CanWIT Social Media Network

CanWIT Social Media Network

CanWIT invites your women executive peers to join their CanWIT Linkedin Group. The goal is to make the Group the go-to peer networking site for sharing information, providing alerts and keeping everyone informed about career opportunities. Note also that the Group has a special Newsletter that enables all members to include their news. Simply contact […]

NOV 18/19: Women’s Leadership Forum – BCWEN discount

Monday-Tuesday, November 18-19, 2013 The Fairmont Palliser, Calgary, Alberta Don’t sit on the sidelines watching others scale to the top – Map out your own corporate climb by tapping the expertise and experience of those who’ve succeeded. The Canadian Institute’s Women’s Leadership Forum will offer strategies and solutions to help you secure workplace recognition and […]

OCT 4:  Deadline for Minerva’s Women in Science Nominations

OCT 4: Deadline for Minerva’s Women in Science Nominations

Do you know a woman working in the sciences whose work should be recognized? Nominate her for one of four Women In™ Science Awards, which will be presented at our annual Women In™ Luncheon on November 27, 2013. Women In™ is an annual event that recognizes and celebrates women working in non-traditional fields. Each year, we honour […]

OCT 23: WISE NL 25th Anniversary Conference

When WISE NL was established in 1988, the situation for women was different and our attention was focused on increasing technical career awareness and removing systemic obstacles. Since then, much progress has been made.The number of women enrolled in post-secondary science and engineering programs has increased. Women are entering the technical workforce and taking on […]

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