‘Negotiating for Success’ Workshop

A Workshop for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology Tuesday, November 18, 2014 8:30 am – 5:00 pm SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street Room 2945 McLean Management Studies Lab Details: As part of the Government of Canada Status of Women Initiative to advance women in technology, SCWIST is pleased to host a ‘Negotiating for Success’ Workshop in collaboration […]

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BrownBag Series: Conflict Resolution for the Professional Woman

Topic: Conflict Resolution for the Professional Woman Date: Wednesday Oct 22 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Location: UBC Point Grey Campus, Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre (Room 224) Register:  Please register via email: scwist.brown.bag@gmail.com  The Brown Bag Series is a monthly event organized by the Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) whose purpose is to […]

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Power Up: Mental Fitness and Resilience-Building in Life & Work

Leadership Lessons from Real Women :   Risk, Reward and Resilience in Career and Life Featuring a Guest Panel  Dr. Karen Kohfeld SFU,  Dr. Rachel Kuske UBC, Dr. Laurel Schafer UBC, Dr. Caron Strahlendorf B.C. Children’s Hospital and UBC  Event Description:  Come and hear this extraordinary panel made of up top women scientists and experts in […]

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Event: Beaty BioDiversity Tour and Meet Up

Date: Saturday Aug 23rd, 2014  Time: 12:45 PM – 4:00 pM  Cost: $10 per person in a group; with UBC ID entrance is free.   Address: Beaty Biodiversity Museum (2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4)  Register: http://www.eventsbot.com/events/eb625800774 Enjoy a Saturday afternoon at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum with a friend or making new ones or just […]

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Event Recap: Attain Career Success

On July 10 2014, IWIS held another event focusing on sharing tips to achieve career success in BC as well as providing information to newcomers and graduate students. About 25 people with diverse backgrounds, including engineering, nursing, dentistry and transportation, attended the event. Afshan Basaria, a certified career development practitioner, was the speaker. She started […]

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IWIS Event: Using Foreign Credentials to Attain Career Success

Using Foreign Credentials to Attain Career Success   Date: July 10, 2014; 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM (networking starts: 1:00 PM, presentation starts: 1:30 PM) Location:Room: SUR 3280, Simon Fraser University, 250-13450 102nd Avenue, Surrey. RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/n2e76zc                         Ticket: $5 (member or SFU Graduate Students); $10 non-member Event Description: Internationally trained professionals receive their education […]

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