Brown Bag Series Event Recap “How to Network Better”

On November 13, 2013, SCWIST held the second Brownbag event titled “How to Network Better”. It was an interactive workshop facilitated by Wendy Turnbull, a marketing manager from BCTIA.  Attendees learned helpful tips on how to network effectively and were motivated to attend networking events to try out their new skills.  The comments from the […]

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The Chemistry of Beer “Why it looks and tastes the way it does – for the layman and scientist.”

  Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology Promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science and technology The Chemistry of Beer “Why it looks and tastes the way it does – for the layman and scientist.” Date: January 20th, 2014 Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Place:  Tides Canada Hollyhock Room: #304 […]

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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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SCWIST Meet-up – Get Back to Nature Mushroom Show

Did you know, there are thousands of wild mushroom varieties in the Lower mainland? Some are highly poisonous while others are priced for their delicious flavours, up to $100/lb for pine mushrooms! Enthusiasts from the mycological society of Vancouver put up an exhibition of their haul at the Richmond nature park and SCWIST members were […]

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SCWIST participates in the 2013 Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

On September 28, SCWIST participated in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup,  one of the largest environmental events in Canada and the third largest cleanup in the world. The annual event began in 1994, when a small team of volunteers at the Vancouver Aquarium decided to clean up a local beach in Stanley Park to help […]

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Explore Career Paths that Combine Life Sciences with Computer Sciences

Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology Promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science and technology SCWIST X UBC-Computer Science Presents: Explore Career Paths that Combine Life Sciences with Computer Sciences Biologists and healthcare providers are turning to IT to design innovative solutions. The demand for talents with knowledge in IT and […]

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Harper Government Supports Project Aimed at Advancing Women in the Canadian Digital Economy

On October 7, the Government of Canada announced funding SCWIST for a new project to help women succeed in Canada’s technology Sector.  Read the full press release here or read below photo. VANCOUVER, BC– Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, along with John Weston, Member […]

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