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Join Women in Engineering (WIE)

Women in Engineering is a student-led group that focuses on fostering an inclusive environment at UBC, runs personal and professional development workshops and networking and mentoring events.  The program is open to all female women students in Engineering – we hope you will consider joining us at an upcoming event. For more information about WIE: […]

Jan 22 – SCWIST hosts Family Movie Night

Please join SCWIST for a Family Movie Night with SCWIST President Maria Issa introducing this exceptional environmental enthusiast. Bring your questions and prepare to be surprised and enlightened! Miranda Andersen, filmmaker and environmental activist, discusses and shows her award-winning films. Date: January 22nd, 2013 Time: 4:30 – 5 PM check-in Location: Hycroft/UWC, 1489 McRae Avenue, […]

Jan 24 – WIE(VR) presents Entrepreneurship and Starting your own Consulting Business

Join Donna Denny as she shares her journey to business ownership and entrepreneurship. This interactive workshop will not only give you practical tips on how to start your own consulting business  but how to tackle the internal demons that say you can’t. Presentation Details Date: Thursday Jan 24th, 2013 Time: 6:30-9:30pm, talk starts at 7pm […]

UBC Wins bid to host NCWIE 2013

University of British Columbia has officially won the bid to host the National Conference on Women in Engineering 2013. Please stay tuned for more information.

FEB 2, 14, 22 : Math Challengers Regional Competitions – Volunteers Needed

Math Challengers is running competitons again this year and we are looking for volunteers to run the program and mark papers. The Math Challengers events this year are: Regional Competitions: Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at UBC (Volunteers needed!) Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at the Kelowna Okanagan Campus (Volunteers needed!) Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at Camosun […]

Congratulations: UBC alumna Aimee Chan Named one of Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada

UBC alumna and CEO & president of Norsat International Inc., Aimee Chan, was recently profiled in the Financial Post as one of the top 100 most powerful women in Canada. For the full article, click here.

Article: Increasing the Number of Women in Engineering – Time to Act

Marg Latham (PEng) reflects in her article, “Increasing the Number of Women in Engineering: Time to Act” in the November/December issue APEGBC’s Innovation, about her formative experiences and why it is imperative to act now to increase the number of women in engineering. “The inability of engineering to attract women to all disciplines is a […]

Article : Swedish Toy Company Puts out Christmas catalogue with ” Gender neutral” Photos

“Here’s something for the holiday season – a Swedish toy catalogue is breaking down the traditional walls between boys and girls. The catalogue is using “gender neutral” photos, showing boys and girls playing with all kinds of toys – not just the traditional “boy” toys and “girl” toys.” For full article click here.

ECE Faculty Positions at McGill University

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McGill University invites applications for tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor. For Full information please visit http://www.mcgill.ca/ece/positions

Dec 8: Canadian launch of Technovation Challenge

Event Description: The Aga Khan Education Board for Canada in conjunction with Technovation is pleased to announce the Canadian launch of Technovation Challenge! We are having a professional womens’ networking and mentor recruitment event on Saturday December 8th featuring a panel discussion entitled “Leadership Stories”. Join us for a unique discussion with distinguished women leaders […]

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