Event Recap: Brown Bag UBC Mar 5 – Make Possible

UBC Brown Bag Lunch Series: Make Possible Mentoring Network Workshop Date of Event: March 5, 2015 Speakers: Cheryl Kristiansen and Gwen Gnazdowsky SCWIST has launched its Make Possible Mentoring Network, part of the Government of Canada’s Status of Women Initiative to advance women in science and technology. To introduce this mentoring network, UBC Brown Bag Lunch Series […]

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Women on Board

Women on Board Resources Here are some resources regarding Board Opportunities and Initiatives to help get more women on boards: Canadian Board Diversity Council:  http://www.boarddiversity.ca/ Institute of Corporate Directors:  http://www.icd.ca/Home.aspx Global Board Ready Women (Women on Boards Task Force):  http://www.tiaw.org/?page=gbrw

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May 22 & 23 – Creating Connections 2015

Creating Connections 4.0 – “Engaging our World” Date: May 22 & 23, 2015 Creating Connections has an amazing program with a diverse selection of insightful and inspiring sessions and keynotes.  SCWIST will have representatives including: Friday Panel B: Sponsoring Women to Executive Positions Panelists: Cheryl Kristiansen, SCWIST Make Possible Mentoring Network Project Manager; Amy Gonzales, […]

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Make Possible Update

Special thanks to Make Possible volunteers for providing their valuable feedback and creative ideas at the recent Make Possible Prototype Testing Workshop held July 30th.   Participants were divided into teams to test various functions of the Make Possible Mentoring Network and brainstorm ideas for other features.   Next Workshop is targeted for September 26th.   If you […]

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SCWIST Mentorship Project – April 2014 Update

The SCWIST Mentorship Project is part of the Government of Canada’s Status of Women Initiative to develop methods to attract and retain women in technology, and advance the Canadian digital economy. The SCWIST Mentorship Project will provide mentoring support, networking connections, professional development and leadership opportunities to help women reach their full potential in the […]

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