Content writer? Editor?
Website designer?
Graphics designer?
Data analyst?
Photo archivist?
Branding specialist?

Expand your work portfolio!
Volunteer for SCWIST’s website redesign work sessions.

Plus: opportunity to network with established women in Science and Tech working in Industry, Academe, Govt, Non-profits and Small Business!

Creekside Community Center
March 23 and 30, from 1 to 7 pm
You could join us both or one days, full 6 hours or minimum 3-hour shift.

Free snacks and pizza dinner. Kids welcome to tag along with moms— we will have Science kits and wifi to keep them busy!
Limited to maximum 30 people, so if you’re interested, please email director-communications(at)scwist.ca by Wednesday, March 20 at 4 pm.

When: April 9, 2019 (7:00 pm)
Where: The Pint Public House, 455 Abbott St, Vancouver

The regular Pub Night has been upgraded for one night only! 

Let’s raise glasses and funds for SCWIST! When you buy a ticket to this event, $15 will be donated to our fund. Feel good about giving as our local artist guides you and your friends through two hours of painting, drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hurt. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to have an amazing time. And!  The Pint has kindly offered us 20% off any food ordered on the night! Register  here.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT | Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC) Welcome Centre,  2610 Victoria Drive, Vancouver

Join IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE), Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) and Immigrants Services Society of BC (ISSofBC) in this STEM Women in Leadership Panel discussion. Our women leader panelists will share and discuss their failures, challenges, and things they do that help them to succeed in their career. Only with the celebration and recognition of failures, can we then lead to the path of success!

Panel speakers:

Register here.


The Society for Canadian Women In Science and Technology, or SCWIST, was founded in 1981 as a not-for-profit association aiming at encouraging women into science, engineering and technology; supporting and promoting the education of girls and women through programs and activities in partnership with the community.

VISION: 

To create an environment where women and girls in Canada can pursue their interest, education, and careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) without barriers.

MISSION: 

  • To provide activities, mentorship, and leadership that support women and girls in accomplishing their dreams
  •  To remove barriers and raise public awareness by promoting and advocating for inclusive policies and equitable practices in education, the workplace, and in government
  • To inspire innovation and encourage excellence through positive role models and outreach programs
  • To foster connections through professional networks and programs we develop in partnership with the community
  • To boost the numbers, retention, and status of women in the workplace by facilitating networking, mentoring, and advocating woman-friendly policies