Month: December 2020

We maintain support for Dr. Bonnie Henry

Vancouver, BC. (December 27, 2020) – In October, the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) presented a Letter of Support to Dr. Bonnie Henry, recognizing her efforts to keep Ca… Read More

Brown Bag: Stress, Strategies, and the Importance of Self-Care

Presented by Ranjit DhariRecap by Ashley van der Pouw Kraan (@ashvdpk on Twitter) SCWIST’s Brown Bag events are an opportunity to ‘lunch and learn’ with professional women from a variety of STEM fi… Read More

Anna Stukas: Driving Progress with Diversity

By Ashley Orzel (ashleyorzel.com)Photo Credit: Shannon Halliday Working on a technology that could literally reverse climate change inspires Anna Stukas to come into work every single day. As Vice… Read More

The Matilda Effect and Careers in STEM

By Sonya Langman (@sonyalangman | SCWIST Digital Content Creator) What does it mean to be a feminist in STEM? At first, feminists stood for women’s right to vote.  In Canada, the fight began wit… Read More