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May 11 : Creating Connections -Working Together to Transform Our World

We would like to inform you of this upcoming event and encourage you to save the dates. Please feel free to forward this email to members of your department/organization. Creating Connections – Working Together to Transform Our World Presented by Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science & Technology / NSERC Chair for Women in Science and […]

Article: Dr. Elizabeth Croft gives Top 10 Tips on Salary Negotiation

Dr. Elizabeth Croft gives Top 10 Tips on Salary negotiation . Please read the article here

Feb 22 -24 : International Women’s Hackathon kicks off during Engineering Week

Microsoft Research, National Center for Women & Information Technology, Association for Computing Machinery Council on Women, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Women in Engineering, Microsoft Imagine Cup and Skype are pleased to support the first annual International Women’s Hackathon. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018 there will be 1.4 million […]

MAR 7 : Coffee, Community, Career Advancement

SAVE THE DATE: THURSDAY MARCH 7, 2013, 8:30-10AM Coffee, Community, Career Advancement Part of Leadership at UBC: Gender and Diversity, and activities around International Women’s Day (March 8) Come and (re)connect with other UBC leaders Hear and see what themes are emerging from events across campus For example, the Women in Leadership Luncheon (May 30, […]

MAR 7: SCWIST presents XX Evening at TELUS World of Science

XX Evening at TELUS World of  Science How to Survive and Thrive in Your Chosen Science and Technology CareerAlong with TELUS World of Science, The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) is proud to present the annual XX networking evening where participants can find out how amazing Wonder Women are making careers […]

Feb 25 : Public Lecture: The Top 7 Reasons Why Smart Women Should Speak Up

Public Lecture: The Top 7 Reasons Why Smart Women Should Speak Up: Shari Graydon, Informed Opinions:http://www.informedopinions.org/, with introduction by President and Vice-Chancellor, Stephen Toope. Date: Monday, February 25, 2013 Location: UBC Centre for Interactive Research in Sustainability (CIRS) Auditorium, 2260 West Mall http://www.maps.ubc.ca/PROD/index_detail.php?locat1=633 Lecture:  5:00 – 6:30pm Reception and networking before and after the event […]

6-8 Mar : 2013 Global Marathon

Women in engineering and technology around the globe are invited to attend 2013 Global Marathon, 6-8 March. Register now, create your profile and join the conversation! For more information about the community and this free virtual conference visitwww.inxpo.com/events/globalmarathon or email them at engineeringwomen@eweek.org.

Video :TED Talk – Revolutionizing Women in Engineering and Science

Natalie Panek from MDA Space Missions speaks at TEDx Toronto about revolutionizing women in engineering. Click here for the full video!

Congratulations :AJung Moon featured in IEEE WIE eBook

UBC’s own AJung Moon has been featured in IEEE WIE eBook. This is a great resource of profiles of women in engineering. http://www.ieee.org/ns/periodicals/WIE/issue1/index.html Please feel free to share the link, as this is a community resource.  In the coming weeks the Android and Apple apps of this resource will be launched. As a reminder, this is […]

Video : Science in Greenland: It’s a Girl Thing

Video response to “Science : It’s a girl thing” by a group of Dartmouth women graduate students. Link to their article : http://engineering.dartmouth.edu/news/science-in-greenland-its-a-girl-thing/

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