Author: Ashley

Equal Futures 2022 – Gender Equality Summit

Several members of the SCWIST leadership team were inspired by the opportunity to participate in Equal Futures 2022 along with over 220 attendees from gender equality organizations across Canada. SCWI… Read More

The Bison Science Fair Collaboration Success!

You could not have asked for a better outcome.  When Youth Engagement committee SCWISTie, Dr. Anju Bajaj, Associate Vice-Principal at Holy Cross School, Research Scientist and Prime Minister T… Read More

World Oceans Day: Access to Information and Sustainable Development

June 8th marks World Oceans Day, a date recognized by the United Nations to spread awareness about our oceans, and the incredible amount of resources they provide us, from oxygen and water to food and… Read More

CCWESTT 2022 – Bold Actions to Accelerate Systemic Change

Members of the SCWIST team recently joined over 300 STEM leaders and organizations from across Canada to participate in the CCWESTT 2022 bi-annual conference held in Halifax. SCWIST is an active… Read More

Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2022

The 41st SCWIST AGM will be held on Wednesday, June 22 from 4:30-7:30pm. The event will take place on Zoom. All members and interested individuals are welcome to attend. The following are exampl… Read More

Safe STEM Workplaces Literature Review

Written by Amanda Mack. Although the recent #MeToo movement has led to an increase in awareness of gender-based and sexual harassment, it continues to remain a significant issue today in Canada’s… Read More

Mental Self-Care for Mamas with Careers

We all know mamas do a hundred different things for their families every day. They find time to play with the kids, finish the chores, exercise, meal plan, grocery shop, drop off and pick up the kids… Read More

SCWIST-Sponsored McMaster SynBio Team Awarded Silver Medal at International Synthetic Biology Competition

After many months of Zoom meetings, planning, and researching, McMaster SynBio was awarded a silver medal at the 2021 International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) virtual Giant Jamboree.… Read More

Bridging the Pay Gap through Policy Action

SCWIST was honoured to host an esteemed panel of speakers who have been championing gender equality, diversity, and inclusion throughout their careers: Olivia Chow (Former Member of Parliament and Exe… Read More

Careers and Motherhood: An Interview with Edie Dullaghan of adMare BioInnovations

We recently sat down with Edie Dullaghan, BSc., PhD, the Scientific Program Director of adMare Academy at adMare BioInnovations to discuss the occasionally unsettling experience of transitioning from… Read More