For the third time since 2014, SCWIST was invited to address the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women. This time the study was on the Economic Security of Women in Canada. Our Director of Make Possible, Danniele Livengood, addressed the committee via teleconference on May 16, 3017. SCWIST’s address focused on what we can […]
Natalia Stakhanova is an Assistant Professor and the New Brunswick Innovation Research Chair in Cyber Security at the University of New Brunswick. Her work revolves around building secure systems and includes intrusion detection, malicious software, and security evaluation and assessment. Natalia is the recipient of the UNB Merit Award, the McCain Young Scholar Award and the […]
eng-cite is the working name of the Goldcorp Professorship for Women in Engineering at UBC with the funding partnership of WWEST. The Professorship – established in 2014 – is a vital aspect of the UBC Faculty of Applied Science’s efforts to promote the engineering field to young women, to meet its goal to increase female […]
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April 14, 2016 To the G7 Sherpas: The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology, based in Vancouver, BC, has been inspiring girls and promoting women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM fields) for 35 years. As such, we are one of the partners in a nation-wide Status of Women […]
An article from APEGBC Innovation Magazine (March 2015) The Key to Increasing Innovation Anna Stukas, Dr. Sheryl Staub-French, P.Eng., Dr. Lesley Shannon, P.Eng. Our Past President, Anna Stukas, strives relentlessly to advocate for gender diversity. Anna, together with Drs. Sheryl Staub-French and Lesley Shannon, explained the importance of diversity for innovation in an article published […]
SCWIST was invited by the House of Commons for the second time to present to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women on April 23, 2015. Our secretary, Danniele Livengood, and past Director of Outreach, Sandy Eix, traveled to Ottawa to the House of Commons and spoke about positive changes in the representation […]
The IWIS and the Path2Work Programs Present: Inspiring Immigrant Professionals in Engineering, Science and Technology Date: Thursday May 14, 2015 Time: 5:30 – 9:00 pm Place: YWCA Hotel (Canfor and Royal Bank Rooms) 733 Beatty Street, Vancouver Refreshments will be served. All are welcome! Register HERE Join us for an inspiring evening uniting internationally […]
Date: Thursday May 7, 2015 Time: 3:00 – 6:00 pm Location: Life Sciences Institute, 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Room LSC3 All are welcome! Register HERE The Entrepreneurial Toolkit Symposium is a collaboration of organizations coming together to support established and aspiring entrepreneurs in the fields of Science and Technology. Using real life case studies, you will learn from technically […]
SCWIST member and former SCWIST president Anna Stukas was presented with a Women in Energy award at the Nov 26th Minerva Event.