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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.

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Our Progress

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

9.6 k +

Participants in Youth Engagement Events (2019)

$11 k +

Youth Engagement Scholarships (2019)

690 +

Participants in Networking Events, Workshops & Job Fair (2019)

1075 +

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