Month: September 2012

Career Spotlight: Tammy Delahaye, Software Engineer at EA

Tammy Delahaye, Software Engineer at EA by Kristi Charish Continuing on with our ‘Women on Careers’ interviews, Tammy Delahaye, a software engineer at video game giant Electronic Arts, chatted with me… Read More

Career Spotlight: Christina McSherry, Program Manager/Producer at EA Sports

Christina McSherry, Program Manager/Producer at EA Sports by Kristi Charish I want to thank my friend Christina McSherry at Electronic Arts for taking the time to chat with me about her career path.… Read More

Mycology Walk – get to know your local fungi! – October 20, 2012

Naturalist-led walk in Pacific Spirit Park: Learn Your Fungi – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly (or Beautiful!) Want to learn more about fungi? Outdoor walk and talk on natural history of the for… Read More

IWIS Volunteer Featured on Global BC

Check out this Global BC news article featuring one of our IWIS volunteers, Elizabeth Velasque! Learn how businesses are finding help using Mitacs – a program that started at UBC that is benefit… Read More

(American) Association for Women in Science Educational and Professional Development Awards

The AWIS Educational and Professional Development Awards support travel for professional development, broadly defined (e.g. funding requests to attend a conference, to acquire specialised training, or… Read More

Book Review: Ian Hamilton’s ‘The Water Rat of Wanchai’

By Kristi Charish At our last Pop-Up networking event, ‘Science:It’s a Girl Thing!’, we got to talking about novels. It’s hard to find a good book to read! So, once a month (wi… Read More

Personal Branding Workshop Series – September 20, 2012

Title: The Whole Package- How to Present Yourself Well and Leave a Great Impression – Marketing yourself for your next job? – Positioning yourself for career advancement? – Wanting t… Read More

September 2012: The Clean Future

The Dark Knight rises to protect Gotham city in America. Batman, the DC Comics character is no stranger to any of us. This superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan is the second-highest grossing f… Read More