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CanWIT BC Circle of Wisdom – Networking and Mentoring Series Event

You have a special opportunity to apply to participate in the Circle of Wisdom, “Raise The Bar” event. This is an evening of dialogue designed for CanWit members or interested members to come together in an intimate setting to connect with experience. Topic: Raising the Bar and Climbing the Ladder How to Reach Senior Director […]

Engineering and Labor Market Study Final Report

Engineers Canada and Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists have produced a number of interesting and valuable reports from studies that feed into a major Engineering and Labor Market Study Final Report. Key among their findings is that “In the absence of measures to change the acute and persistent gender imbalance in admissions, demographic trends […]

Save The Date – BC Women in Energy Network Launch Reception and Inaugural Event (September 26, 2011)

The BC Women in Energy Network is pleased to announce their launch reception and inaugural event, which will be held the evening of September 26th. Thanks to the generous support of Clean Energy BC, the event will be held in coordination with their annual conference “Generate 2011: Backbone of a Sustainable Economy”.  Details will be […]

Malgorzata Dubiel wins 2011 Vancouver YWCA Women of Distinction Award

Malgorzata Dubiel – Senior Lecturer of Mathematics, SFU Malgorzata strives to help students overcome “math anxiety.” With over 40 years of teaching she applies her experience to improving math education in Canada. She works with elementary school teachers and children to change the misconceptions about math that are formed at an early age. Malgorzata also […]

Celebrate an Exciting Year of Science at the Grand Finale at the Vancouver Aquarium!

Come and celebrate an incredible year of science awareness, appreciation and achievement at the grand finale for the Year of Science, held June 15, 2011 at the Vancouver Aquarium. With your aquarium admission, you can dive headfirst into the fascinating world of aquatic life as you explore Year of Science exhibits and presentations. Students, science […]

PAPER: Connecting High School Physics Experiences, Outcome Expectations, Physics Identity, and Physics Career Choice: A Gender Study

For an interesting gender study in high school experiences, expectations and career choices, please see below for the paper by Zahra Hazari, Gerhard Sonnert, Philip M. Sadler, and  Marie-Claire Shanahan (from the U of A). Abstract: This study explores how students’ physics identities are shaped by their experiences in high school physics classes and by […]

Creating Connections 2.0 Conference Registration Open!

Registration for the conference can now be found here: http://www.wwest.ca/cc/registration/ Creating Connections 2.0 is a conference that will bring together 150 women in engineering from across BC and Yukon, ranging from students to senior professionals, to UBC’s Point Grey Campus to make connections that provide support, networking, mentoring and partnerships.  The conference features 12 diverse […]

Future Science Leaders Program at Science World for BC High School Students (Grade 10 and 11)

Science World is proud to present their Future Science Leaders Program for exceptional grade 10 and 11 students who are “insatiably curious, eager to challenge themselves and willing to take risks exploring new ideas and technologies” The Future Science Leaders Program aims to inspire and challenge top BC high school students (Grade 10 and 11), […]

Ever Wonder about the Economic Value of your bachelor degree?

A NEW REPORT ON THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF 171 COLLEGE MAJORS A report from Georgetown University based on US Census data found 8/10 of the best paid majors are Engineering disciplines.The other two in the Top 10 are Math and Computer Science and Pharmaceutical Science. Read more here: What It’s Worth – Georgetown University Report […]

Glamour Magazine’s Top 10 College Women Competition – You Could Win $20,000!

If you will be a full-time junior at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada for the 2011-2012 academic year, Glamour wants to hear from you. They are looking for dynamic young women with leadership experience, excellent grades and inspiring goals to enter Glamour’s 2012 Top 10 College Women Competition. They […]

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