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JUN 18 : BC WEN presents The Future of Transportation

A Discussion on Transportation Options and Iniatives Join us for a discussion on the current and future options being pursued for our transportation future. Guests speakers will give brief remarks followed by a facilitated discussion. Coffee, tea, juice and baked goods will be provided. Tuesday June 18th, 8:00am – 10:00am Brix Studio 211 Columbia Street, […]

JUN 12: CanWIT BC presents: The June Breakfast Club

Join the BC chapter on June 12 as we host Judy Rogers and her discussion on the Path to Board Appointments Come and hear from the recipient of numerous awards and honours, on the path to her current position as the Chair of the BC Housing Commission and as chair of the BC Assessment Board. […]

May 22-24 : CCWESTT 2014

Save the date!  May 22-24, 2014 The Canadian Coalition for Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CWESTT) Conference 2014 Organizing Committee is working hard to prepare for your arrival in Regina, May 22-24, 2014. We encourage you to consider coming a day early to participate in volunteer, cultural, and other fun activities we’ve planned […]

Jun 3: CanWIT AGM and Women in Leadership Roundtable at the i-CANADA Summit

CanWIT to Hold AGM and Host Women in Leadership Roundtable at the i-CANADA Summit Register today! Promo Code: CanWIT8936 CanWIT is pleased to announce that it will host its AGM at the upcoming i-CANADA Summit in Toronto. The SUMMIT is organized by i-CANADA, the only movement in Canada dedicated solely to the creation of an […]

JUN 10 : Embracing Awards opportunities Seminar

Monday, June 10, 2013, $;30-6:30 pm Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, 550 Burrard St,Vancouver Registration $30 per person For more information click here.

Congratulations: UBC Engineering students Hilary Wong and Heidi Manicke win 2013 Vale Undergradute Scholarships

Volunteers, leaders in their communities and ambassadors for the engineering profession – these qualities are exemplified by University of British Columbia geological engineering students Hilary Wong (second year) and Heidi Manicke (third year).  These two outstanding women are chosen recipients of the 2013 Vale Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships and were selected from applicants from across Canada. […]

Article: Why Warren Buffet won’t get more women on boards

“To understand the problem,  go back to Buffett. The world’s richest investor speaks the truth in echoing the views of Facebook (FB) Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg by noting that “too many women continue to impose limitations on themselves.” But that pales next to the limitations that leaders such as Buffett unwittingly impose.” For the full article […]

Article : Girls get a glipse into Engineering

“Led by female engineering students from the University of B.C. as well as volunteers from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C., the participants took part in engineering-related activities A keynote speech was delivered by Dr. Elizabeth Croft, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Chair for Women in Science and Engineering in […]

SEP 25-27 : NextProf Workshop

The University of Michigan College of Engineering has recently established an annual future faculty development workshop for potential women and underrepresented minority faculty members.  The first NextProf Workshop in 2012 had a focus on underrepresented minorities.  Fifty-three high-potential Ph.D.s, postdocs and Ph.D. students attended, and met with more than 30 current faculty members from Michigan […]

Upcoming Seminars from the Lilith Professional Program

Lilith Professional Program has an upcoming series of seminars which are a great opportunity to network and share best practices in the area of mentoring and leadership across all three sectors: corporate, government and not for profit. The seminars are very engaging and highly interactive sessions featuring seasoned leaders and high performing women who have […]

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