Biologists and healthcare providers are turning to IT to design innovative solutions. The demand for talents with knowledge in IT and biological sciences is greater than ever!
Date: Tuesday November 12th, 2013
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Place: Room 110, UBC Hugh Dempster Pavilion, 6245 Agronomy Road. Vancouver, BC
Experts will cover careers including bioinformatics, health informatics and mobile health applications. You’ll soon discover that there’s more to IT careers than just coding!
We would like to invite Health and Life Sciences professionals, including:
At the panel discussion, you will also find out:
This FREE event includes:
Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) is a non-profit association that promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science, engineering and technology.
Immigrant Women in Science (IWIS) is program of SCWIST. IWIS mission is to provide support for immigrating professional women and develop a community where women can share their experience.
Find out more information about SCWIST at SCWIST.ca
Join Women 2.0 this October for Founder Friday Vancouver on Friday, October 4th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Hosted by Work [at] Play.
Founder Friday is a Women 2.0 networking event to promote the creation of new networks among aspiring entrepreneurs, current entrepreneurs and investors in innovative cities around the world. Both women and men are invited to attend Founder Friday.
Save the date: October 4th, 2013
Registration open now
Location: Work [at] Play – 329 Railway Street #500
Vancouver, BC V6A 1C2
Speaker: Alexandra Greenhill, CEO and Co-founder, myBestHelper
For more information and to register for this event, visit the website: http://founderfridayvancouver100413.eventbrite.com/
“You can have the best résumé in the world but never get an interview.
You can write the best English but no employer replies.
It’s all about meeting people. It’s all about who knows you.”
… Lorraine Graves
Come join the first IWIS event of 2013, March 19th as we unveil the secret of successful job hunting in Canada. We’ll practise the techniques that will lead you to a job. We are featuring guest speaker, Lorraine Graves, business owner and Canadian culture coach. With humour and practise, you will learn appropriate ways to make contacts who will help you get Canadian experience. Not only is a job possible, the hunt can be enjoyable.
Speaker: Lorraine Graves
Lorraine Graves has run her own Canadian business since 1986. In that time she has hired immigrants from a variety of countries. Lorraine has worked with a number of volunteer groups helping refugees and immigrants adapt to Canada. She has also worked as a broadcaster, journalist, and educational television producer. Currently, Lorraine is a writer, Canadian culture coach, and a volunteer ESL teacher. She has both coached immigrants on how to get a job and been an employer of immigrants. Just moving to Vancouver left her feeling like a fish out of water or like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz so she has compassion and great admiration for those move here from a different country.
Date: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
Time: Refreshments at 5:30pm; Formal program from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Place: Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC) Head Office, #612 – 333 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver
Why: A chance to learn and laugh together, to meet new people, Door prize, and a whole lot more…
Registration is free but Space is limited. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your spot.
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Creating Connections is a conference to support and enable a meaningful dialogue about the role of women in science, engineering, and technology, and to build capacity for individuals and organizations to engage in transformational and long-lasting change. The conference is for everyone who wants to be part of the discussion, inclusive of all genders, backgrounds, and professions.
Save the dates: May 10 & 11, 2013
Registration opens March 1, 2013
Location: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Highlights of the conference include networking receptions, personal and professional development sessions, a total of four keynotes, and opportunities for structured discussions and dialogue.
For more information, visit the website: http://www.wwest.ca/cc
Please save the dates – we hope to see you there!
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor: Hatch
Along with TELUS World of Science, The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) is proud to present the annual XX networking evening where participants can find out how amazing Wonder Women are making careers in science, engineering and technology.
Join us, at this women only event, for a lively evening of networking, food and fun.
Tickets: $10 SCWIST members/ $15 non-SCWIST members
The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) is a non-profit association established in 1981. Our mission is to promote, encourage and empower women and girls in science, engineering and technology.