Month: November 2013

How to market your skills to a job in a new field in a new country?

  Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology Promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science and technology… Read More

Event Recap – Explore Career Paths that Combine Life Sciences with Computer Sciences

On November 12th, in collaboration with UBC Computer Science and UBC eHealth Strategy Office, SCWIST organized a panel discussion featuring six experts in digital health. The focus of the evening is t… Read More

November Newsletter

Would you like to receive our monthly newsletter and event notifications? Sign up today! Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology Promotes, encourages and empowers… Read More

Presidents Blog: November 2013

A Note about Mentorship How many of you have had really amazing managers who were actually less of a boss and more of a mentor? I can recall a few but one such memorable manager used to give me a lot… Read More

SCWIST Brown Bag Lunch Series Meeting: Bring Your Idea to Market

The BrownBag Series is a monthly event organized by the Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) whose purpose is to provide a place for learning and discussion of topics to help w… Read More

SCWIST Brown Bag Lunch Series Meeting: How to Network Better!

The BrownBag Series is a monthly event organized by the Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) whose purpose is to provide a place for learning and discussion of topics to help w… Read More

BC Women in Energy Network A Screening of the Miss Representation Documentary

The BC Women in Energy Network is proud to present a screening of the Miss Representation documentary. Miss Representation debuted in the documentary competition at the Sundance Film Festival where i… Read More

SCWIST presents Debbe Gervin Memorial Entrance Award

On October 4, SCWIST had the honor of presenting the Debbe Gervin Memorial Entrance Award at BCIT’s Entrance Awards Ceremony. The Debbe Gervin Memorial Entrance Award is an endowment established… Read More

“My email thinks I’m a man” – a study on women’s progress

Long-time SCWIST member and volunteer, Jaya Viswanathan, recently undertook a study evaluating women’s progress in the workplace and where we stand today. Click here to read her article in INK &… Read More

SCWIST Commits to Creating a Better Future through Science

SCWIST is pleased to announce that it has signed on as partner of the Science Charter for British Columbia. The purpose of the Charter is to foster coherence and collaboration amongst organizations in… Read More