Diversity in STEM is a Competitive Advantage

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


Youth Engagement

Unlocking the potential of women and girls in STEM.

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

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Diversity Dashboard

An innovative tool designed to help STEM organizations to measure and understand the diversity of their workforce.

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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.


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


Youth Engaged in STEM Activities Across Canada (2024)


Participants in Networking Events, Workshops & Career Fair (2024)


MakePossible Members Across Canada (2024)


Engaging Through Digital Messaging (2024)

Spotlight: 2024 SCWIST Science Fair Awardee, Stephanie Chu

Posted on July 02, 2024

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