Month: June 2019

Opportunities For All Who Dare: Kameela Razack

By R.J. Nelson, Toronto Kameela Razack Science, Tech, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields of study and employment offer ever-increasing career opportunities. However, there exist several… Read More

Wendy Fang: SCWIST Ms. Infinity Education Scholarship Science Fair Winner

Hello! My name is Wendy and I am a grade 10 student from the Greater Vancouver Region of British Columbia. I’ve recently come back from an unforgettable week at the Canada-Wide Science Fair. At the… Read More

Where are all of the female winners of Nobel prizes?

by Kassandra Burd, M.Sc. Cognitive Neuropsychology, University of Kent Kassandra Burd In 2018, Donna Strickland was awarded the Nobel Prize for her outstanding contribution to the field of physi… Read More

One To Look Out For: Catherine Burns’ Innovative Contributions to the Advancement of Systems Design Engineering

by Kassandra Burd, M.Sc. Cognitive Neuropsychology, University of Kent Dr. Catherine Burns is a professor of Systems Design Engineering and Executive Director of the Centre for Bioengineering a… Read More

Growing as an Energetic Girl

by Edna Matta-Camacho, Research Associate, Carleton University Image: “The powerful kick of a Women”​ Edna Matta-Camacho All my memories back when I was a child don’t have a gender gap. I gre… Read More

Flexible schedule for mothers working in STEM fields — Friend or Foe?

by Marine Da Silva, Business Development Associate, MITACS Marine Da Silva Working in the STEM field is quite a challenge for women. It is well documented that women are underrepresented in t… Read More