Diversity in STEM is a Competitive Advantage

We know that diversity drives innovation, collaboration, creative solutions and economic growth.

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Youth Engagement

Unlocking the potential of women and girls in STEM.

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Women in STEM Career Fair

An interactive career fair focused on connecting employers and recruiters in STEM to women and underrepresented groups across Canada.

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MakePossible

Our online platform specializes in skill-sharing and building diverse connections through 360 degree mentoring.

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Help us break down barriers for women and girls interested in STEM careers.

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Our Story

Empower. Connect. Include. Inspire. Sustain.

SCWIST (The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology) is a not-for-profit society that specializes in improving the presence and influence of women and girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in Canada. SCWIST promotes participation and advancement through education, networking, mentorship, collaborative partnerships and advocacy.

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Directly impact women and girls in STEM by providing much-needed support for empowering, educational programs.

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As a member of SCWIST, you will Join a diverse community of dynamic people who love science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Our website, newsletters and social media channels will keep you informed of opportunities to volunteer, network and engage in professional development. You will have opportunities to learn, develop, collaborate, lead and advance in your career.

OUR IMPACT

SCWIST has established itself as a leader and champion for women and girls in STEM through our impactful programs and expanding network across Canada

4000 +

Youth Engaged in STEM activities across 8 Provinces in Canada (2021)

$30 k +

Scholarships for Youth & Women in Under-represented Groups (2021)

3800 +

Participants in Networking Events, Workshops & Job Fair (2021)

1300 +

MakePossible Members Across Canada

Celebrating the 2024 International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Posted on February 29, 2024

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