Event Recap – BrownBag Discussion: Women and Leadership

The BrownBag lunch meeting that took place at UBC on March 28th centred on the topic of “What is Female Leadership”? This subject was evidently quite timely, as the topic of leadership has been addressed in several recently published books that focus on the emerging trend towards a collaborative approach to leadership, which has partially […]

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Networking: Accessing the Hidden Job Market

This presentation will look at ways to tap into the hidden job market: spending less time on applying for advertised positions and more time researching the industries and companies you want to work for. It encourages speaking to real people who work there about their experiences, connecting with the companies decision makers, and finding those potential […]

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Event Recap – Successful Negotiation Strategies for Women

The focus of SCWIST’s recent BrownBag Lunch Meeting on February 29th was negotiation skills. Denise Baker, Assistant Dean of the Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre in the Sauder School of Business at UBC, shared her insight into successful salary negotiation strategies for women. Her presentation was quite interactive and Denise effectively had the whole […]

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Event Recap – Five Steps to a Successful Career in Canada

Dr. Roslyn Kunin’s “Five Steps to a Successful Career in Canada” was one of our most successful IWIS events this year. She elegantly explained the difficult subject of economics and concepts such as being an entrepreneur in any job you work in, using simple and interesting terms. Many of the members of the audience were encouraged to […]

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