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Jun 1 – Minerva Foundation for BC Women Awards

The Minerva Foundation for BC Women offers a number of awards ranging in value from $1,000 to $10,000 to females throughout BC to realize their economic and leadership potential through innovative donor and community parnerhsips and entrepreneurial strategies that stimulate philanthropy. Deadline: June 1, 2011 More information at: http://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/minerva-foundation-bc-women-awards

Study: Female Instructors May Be Key to Encouraging Female Students to Stay in STEM

New research by the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (abstract available here), provides evidence that female instructors may be key to encouraging talented female STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) students to stay in those disciplines. The study compares the behavior of female and male students in […]

Mar 8 – International Women’s Day

On March 8, 2011 we will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day! Here are a few noteworthy events and be sure to check out the International Women’s Day website for ones near you. WIE UBC International Women’s Day BBQ Save yourself the hassle of packing a lunch and come enjoy some delicious […]

March 28 & 29 – Leadership Development Workshop for women in industry – delivered by WinSETT and WWEST

Leadership Development Workshop for intermediate level women engineers, technologists and scientists (3-7 years into career) March 28th, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Stantec Downtown Office or March 29th, 8:00 – 4:30 pm, Urban Systems Richmond Office Workshop Objectives: • Increase awareness of factors that influence leadership success • Gain confidence in making career and leadership development choices […]

Mar 3 – IEEE WIE, GOLD and Student Branch Bowling Night Social

Join IEEE Women in Engineering, IEEE Graduates of the Last Decade and IEEE Student Branch UBC Chapter for a fun evening of bowling, pizza and networking! Date: Thursday, March 3, 2011 Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm Place: Varsity Bowling Ridge, 2120 W. 15th Avenue Vancouver BC Ticket Prices: $5 for IEEE WIE, IEEE GOLD and IEEE Student […]

Call for Graduate Students in Science and Engineering for Psychology Study

Dr. Toni Schmader and William Hall of the UBC Psychology Department are seeking both male and female graduate students in science and engineering to volunteer for their study. For the study starting this semester, participants will be given a series of questionnaires about graduate studies in science at UBC and may also be asked to […]

Call For Engineering Mentor for Grade 7 Girl

The “Making Contact” mentorship program matches gifted and/or talented elementary school students (grades 4-7, ages 9-13) throughout the Vancouver School District with volunteer mentors to complete a project in an area of mutual passion. Vanessa is a 12 year old in grade 7 who has been interested in building and Lego since she was 6 […]

Sep 24 – Creating Connections 2.0: Conference for Women in Engineering

Refresh. Re-energize. Re-engineer your world. This September, Creating Connections 2.0: A New Perspective will bring together 150 female engineering students, new immigrants, women in transition, and industry professionals to make connections that provide support, networking, mentoring, and partnerships, and to expand their opportunities to make positive contributions to the engineering community and to society. Our […]

MECH 410E & P: Global Engineering Leadership Courses – Optional Practicum in Mexico

MECH 410E: Global Engineering Leadership MECH 410P: Global Engineering Leadership Practicum (optional) Global Engineering Leadership is designed to introduce senior engineering students to concepts, theory and practice of engineering leadership in an international service learning context.  The course will develop engineering leadership characteristics, understanding and respect for individual and cultural differences in team building, service […]

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