Oct 24-25:  Engendering Success in STEM (ESS) Consortium

SCWIST was honoured to attend the third annual ESS (Engendering Success in STEM) Symposium at UBC this past week. The symposium brought together universities, professional associations, science education institutions, non-profit change agents, and engineering and research agents to foster girls’ and women’s inclusion and success in STEM. ESS is a collaborative research partnership that includes […]

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SCWIST at Gender Equality Network Canada to Make DIVERSITY Possible

Montreal:  November 12 – 14, 2019 SCWIST GENC Leaders (left to right)  Fariba Pacheleh, Anja Lanz and Christin Wiedemann  Leaders from SCWIST (Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology) are in Montreal this week for the final meeting of the Gender Equality Network Canada (GENC) – a three-year initiative to create a national gender […]

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WAGE Minister Monsef Meets SCWIST & Community Partners to Advance Gender Equality Across Canada!

STEM Expertise and Strength in Numbers:  SCWIST Past Presidents with Minister Monsef (L to R) : Hiromi Matsui, Hilda Ching, Minister Monsef, Fariba Pacheleh, Christine Wiedemann, Maria Issa and Penny LeCouteur On August 26, 2019, Honourable Minister Maryam Monsef joined the SCWIST team for an update on our Make DIVERSITY Possible Project and ways we […]

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Vienna Lam: finalist, Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award

SCWIST is proud to announce that Vienna Chichi Lam, Board Member and Director for Youth Outreach, has been chosen as one of the Top 75 Canadian Immigrants. She is now a finalist for the Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award, nominated for her community service, leadership and academic accomplishments. Let’s support Vienna by voting for her at: https://canadianimmigrant.ca/canadas-top-25-immigrants/vote Vienna Lam’s […]

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Job board: Assistant/Associate Professor(s) in Silviculture , UBC

Department of Forest Resources Management Faculty of Forestry, The University of British ColumbiaT Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions in the Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia Vancouver campus. These new faculty hires will continue to develop, and expand, forest management and operations leadership at UBC through focusing […]

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Job Board: University of Regina, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Water, Environment and Sustainability

The Faculty of Science at the University of Regina invites applicants for nomination as a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Water, Environment and Sustainability in the Department of Biology. The candidate will be a global leader in climate change, human-environmental interactions, and/or adaptive management strategies for surface waters. Areas of research strength at […]

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Making DIVERSITY Possible – One Organization At A Time

Saskatoon, April 1, 2019- In September 2017, the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) initiated the three-year project, Make DIVERSITY Possible, to develop tools for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) organizations to access a diverse talent pool and to create inclusive workplace cultures where everyone can thrive and prosper. The project, […]

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SCWIST Receives Funding to Advance Gender Equality in STEM Across Canada

In photo (left to right): SCWIST past president Dr. Maria Gyongyossy-Issa, current president Kelly Marciniw, founders Dr. Diana S. Herbst and Dr. Hilda Ching, Hon. Maryam Monsef, Make Possible Project Manager Cheryl Kristiansen, Board Member and Communications Director Dr. Khristine Cariño, and Katriel Carino-Pablo. Vancouver, March 28, 2019:  The Society for Canadian Women in Science and […]

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