Event Recap – Explore Career Paths that Combine Life Sciences with Computer Sciences

On November 12th, in collaboration with UBC Computer Science and UBC eHealth Strategy Office, SCWIST organized a panel discussion featuring six experts in digital health. The focus of the evening is to discuss the promising future and growing demand for talents to work at the intersection of Computer and Life Sciences. The panel included two […]

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SCWIST Brown Bag Lunch Series Meeting: How to Network Better!

The BrownBag Series is a monthly event organized by the Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) whose purpose is to provide a place for learning and discussion of topics to help women in STEM fields advance their careers. Date: November 13th, 2013 Time: 12:15-1:45pm Place: UBC Point Grey Campus, Beaty Biodiversity Research […]

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SCWIST presents Debbe Gervin Memorial Entrance Award

On October 4, SCWIST had the honor of presenting the Debbe Gervin Memorial Entrance Award at BCIT’s Entrance Awards Ceremony. The Debbe Gervin Memorial Entrance Award is an endowment established in 2001 by family, friends and the Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology (SCWIST), with matching funds from the Province of BC, in […]

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“My email thinks I’m a man” – a study on women’s progress

Long-time SCWIST member and volunteer, Jaya Viswanathan, recently undertook a study evaluating women’s progress in the workplace and where we stand today. Click here to read her article in INK – Ideas, Numbers and Knowledge, a Graduate Student Journal for Interdisciplinary Dialogue, published by the Graduate Student Association of the College for Interdisciplinary Studies at […]

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