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STEM Study for Grad Students

A research team at UBC is interested in studying grad students’ experiences in science and engineering.  They are looking for volunteers to complete a study that will start this semester. If you agree to participate, you will be given a series of questionnaires about graduate studies in science at UBC. You also might be asked […]

UBC Women in Engineering Student Council is Recruiting!

UBC Women in Engineering is in the midst of recruiting new members for their Student Council. The Women in Engineering Student Council is a group of undergraduate and graduate students committed to promoting the Women in Engineering program. The council focuses on: Building student networks through participation in WIE programs & events Connecting with industry […]

UBC Engineering CSL Special Lecture: Senator Lillian Dyck, Scientific Thinking: Traditional, Feminist and Aboriginal, May 24, 3pm.

UBC Engineering CSL Special Lecture: Senator Lillian Dyck, Scientific Thinking: Traditional, Feminist and Aboriginal, May 24, 3pm.

Come out to the Global Engineering Leadership Course Special Lecture Series at UBC and hear our distinguished speakers discuss issues surrounding engineering, appropriate technology, knowledge, communication and understanding, and leadership in various contexts – global, development, community and service. The first speaker in the series is Senator Lillian Dyck, Ph.D., D.Litt. Senator Dyck will be […]

Governor General visits UBC

  Photo by Martin Dee His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada visited the University of British Columbia on Thursday, May 12, 2011. CARIS Lab director Elizabeth Croft (top right) participated in a  round-table discussion on innovation in Canada with the Governor General,  presenting  the innovative and interdisciplinary research work in the […]

Opportunities To Participate In A Survey On Women In Mining

The BC Mining Labour Shortage Task Force is conducting a survey for employed women, to hear their perspectives of the mining industry. All women employed in BC’s Exploration and Mining Industry are invited to participate in an anonymous, 15 minute survey: http://app.fluidsurveys.com/s/employedwomeninminingbc/ The survey runs until June 17, 2011 Women who complete the survey are […]

CanWIT Business Etiquette Breakfast, May 18 2011

CanWIT Women in Technology Breakfast Club presents:  Business Etiquette This breakfast seminar on business etiquette features expert Carey McBeth.  Carey is Vancouver’s leading etiquette and protocol trainer and is dedicated to helping individuals increase their professionalism, improve their people skills, and enhance their personal brand.  Since graduating from The Protocol School of Washington® in 2002, Carey […]

Advanced Notice: CCWESTT 2012 Conference in Halixfax, May 3rd to 5th 2012

CCWESTT with a Maritime flavour SITE: Halifax Marriott Waterfront Mark it in your calendar!  Check out www.ccwesst.com for mroe details closer to the date! **Newfor Conference 2012: A Policy Forum on the afternoon of May 3 to discuss role of Federal, Provincial and Territorial policies on the participation of women in science, engineering, trades and […]

Discovery Channel Casting Call for Women in Sciences, Engineering, Trades and Technologies

The Discovery Channel has extended their application deadline for their upcoming show “Know It All” and is looking particularly for more women to apply! Information and the application form is below: ——————— ARE YOU CANADA’S GREATEST KNOW IT ALL? Now you can prove it! Do you consider yourself a walking Encyclopedia? Are you the one […]

May 2 – Vancouver Mentorship Program Presented by Women in Leadership

Application Deadline: May 2 – Apply Now Calling all Vancouver women! The May 2 deadline to apply for our 4th annual Vancouver Mentorship Program is fast approaching. Women in Leadership (WIL) is extremely excited about bringing this fabulous and extremely successful program back to the Van City area. If you are interested in being a […]

UBC Student Wins $10,000 Scholarship for Women in Engineering

UBC student Emilie Lapointe selected as the 2011 Vale Master’s in Engineering Scholarship Winner (Renfrew, Ontario): A new ambassador and role model for women in engineering has joined the illustrious list of Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation scholarship recipients.  The Foundation is proud to announce that Emilie Lapointe, a master’s in engineering student at the University […]

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