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Article : Science careers start with young girls

“Whether it’s obvious or not, there’s still a picture in everybody’s head of what a good scientist or what a good engineer looks like. And it’s often not a pretty young woman. There’s a responsibility among adults to show kids role models that reflect the reality, which is that there’s lots of women in science,” […]

Article : The 3 Types Of Mentors Everyone Should Have

“Mentorship is an opportunity to really learn from someone who’s been there before you,” says Amanda Pouchot, Co-founder of the Levo League. “They can help you problem solve so you get where you want to go, help you identify your goals, introduce you to people.” Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/you-can-have-more-than-one-mentor-2012-11#ixzz2DdwsPcuD

Report : Creating Gender Inclusive Leadership in Mining and Resources

University of Carleton publishes a report on Creating Gender Inclusive Leadership in Mining and Resources. To view the report , please click here.

Report: Strengthening Canada’s Research Capacity: The Gender Dimension

“Statistical findings: In general, the Canadian profile is similar to that of other economically advanced nations. Women’s progress in Canadian universities is uneven and dependent on discipline and rank. The higher the rank, the lower the percentage of women in comparison to men. The key factors determined by the Panel that impact the career paths […]

Explore for More BC – BC Mining HR Task Force Newsletter

The BC Mining HR Task Force is a broad sector partnership involving industry, employers, labour unions, industry associations, educators, training providers, First Nations and the BC Provincial Government, a total of 22 organizations, with strong financial support from the BC Government, industry sponsorship and in-kind support.  The Task Force has developed a comprehensive strategy to […]

DEC 10 : WIM Annual Holiday Party

Women in Mining is having their Annual holiday Party Where: Mooses Down Under Time;   5 – 7:30 pm WIM Martinis and select drinks at special prices! Appetizers generously sponsored by Mooses Down Under And David Aplin Group Women in Mining – Vancouver: http://www.amebc.ca/wim-vancouver To subscribe to our email list: wimvancmembership@gmail.com

Dec 6 : DAWEG December 6th Memorial and Holiday Social

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2013 Time: 6:00-9:00 pm Location: Elephant and Castle, 385 Burrard Street, Vancouver Cost: Employed $15; Students/Looking for work $10 ($6 from each registration will be donated to CEMF – Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation). Registration: Register Online or at the door Details: You are invited to catch-up and network with fellow professionals […]

UBC Mechanical Engineering Program Hiring an Instructor

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia-Vancouver seeks an outstanding individual for a tenure-track position at the Instructor level in any area of Mechanical Engineering, but with preference given to candidates in the following areas: Naval Architecture, Design, Applied Mechanics, and Biomedical Engineering. The starting date will be July 2013, or […]

NOV 29 : BC WEN Presents Holiday Gathering

Holiday Gathering 6:00 pm – 8:30 am November 29th Vancouver Urban Winery Join the BC WEN for a casual evening of wine pairings and food at the Vancouver Urban Winery to kick off the 2012 Holiday Season. Open to members and non-members, men and women. BUY TICKETS

Nov 29 : December 6th Memorial service

The UBC December 6th Memorial is hosting a series of events and initiatives for National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.  Please promote these events to your networks. We hope to see everyone very soon.  The poster of events is  here To give you a bit of context, on December 6, 1989, […]

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