Month: April 2012

Event Recap – BrownBag Discussion: Women and Leadership

The BrownBag lunch meeting that took place at UBC on March 28th centred on the topic of “What is Female Leadership”? This subject was evidently quite timely, as the topic of leadership has been addres… Read More

Networking: Accessing the Hidden Job Market

This presentation will look at ways to tap into the hidden job market: spending less time on applying for advertised positions and more time researching the industries and companies you want to work f… Read More

Money Skills Workshop

SCWIST and Family Services of Greater Vancouver are offering a workshop on Money Skills. This special workshop will cover topics on budgeting, building good credit history and managing debt. This is a… Read More

Event Recap – Successful Negotiation Strategies for Women

The focus of SCWIST’s recent BrownBag Lunch Meeting on February 29th was negotiation skills. Denise Baker, Assistant Dean of the Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre in the Sauder School of Busines… Read More

Event Recap – Dress for Success

On March 21st 2012, SCWIST in partnership with DAWEG held Dress for Success, the first of five workshops in a series on Personal Branding. About 30 men and women attended the event which was held at t… Read More

Event Recap – Five Steps to a Successful Career in Canada

Dr. Roslyn Kunin’s “Five Steps to a Successful Career in Canada” was one of our most successful IWIS events this year. She elegantly explained the difficult subject of economics and concepts such as b… Read More

April 2012: Philanthropy

The Love of Humanity TOP 10 INNOVATIONS OF 2011 Last month I came across The Scientist-Magazine of the Life Sciences, which is a magazine that updates the latest news in sciences…(more here)… Read More