Author: Communications

Oct 24-25:  Engendering Success in STEM (ESS) Consortium

SCWIST was honoured to attend the third annual ESS (Engendering Success in STEM) Symposium at UBC this past week. The symposium brought together universities, professional associations, science educat… Read More

WAGE Minister Monsef Meets SCWIST & Community Partners to Advance Gender Equality Across Canada!

STEM Expertise and Strength in Numbers:  SCWIST Past Presidents with Minister Monsef (L to R) : Hiromi Matsui, Hilda Ching, Minister Monsef, Fariba Pacheleh, Christine Wiedemann, Maria Issa and Penny… Read More

The Gender Hierarchy Problem in Psychology

by Kassandra Burd When people think of the field of Psychology, they may be aware that the majority of students who major in this discipline are female; it would only make sense to assume that both ac… Read More

Vienna Lam: finalist, Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award

SCWIST is proud to announce that Vienna Chichi Lam, Board Member and Director for Youth Outreach, has been chosen as one of the Top 75 Canadian Immigrants. She is now a finalist for the Top… Read More

Making DIVERSITY Possible – One Organization At A Time

Saskatoon, April 1, 2019- In September 2017, the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) initiated the three-year project, Make DIVERSITY Possible, to develop tools for STEM (sci… Read More

SCWIST Receives Funding to Advance Gender Equality in STEM Across Canada

In photo (left to right): SCWIST past president Dr. Maria Gyongyossy-Issa, current president Kelly Marciniw, founders Dr. Diana S. Herbst and Dr. Hilda Ching, Hon. Maryam Monsef, Make Possible Project… Read More

Beyond STEM: STEMinar

by Ashley van der Pouw Kraan On January 19, Burnaby Central Secondary School was humming with activity as high school students from across the Lower Mainland flocked together to participate in the… Read More

Events round-up: December 2018

Jan 16, 2019 Nobel prize lectures SFU Faculty of Science & Science World Celebrate the 2018 Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Physics and Medicine or Physiology and find out how these discovered changes… Read More

“Dream It, Be It” Career Support for Girls Conference

Ashley van der Pouw Kraan, ms infinity program coordinator,  represented SCWIST at the “Dream It, Be It” Career Support for Girls Conference at Panorama Ridge Secondary School in Surrey on… Read More

Call for volunteers: Communications Team

It is a really exciting time for the SCWIST communications committee.  We have a new website in the works, we are achieving higher social media reach numbers than ever before and we have some truly aw… Read More