Author: Communications

Events Round Up: November 2018

*Events curated by Jean Parlina and Khristine Carino. Want to include your event? Fill out this form. HIGHLIGHTS Nov 17 – Google Dev Fest, Burnaby (12-6 pm)  Google Developers Group, Burnaby,… Read More

Call for volunteers: Social Media Team

Love social media?   Liked us on Facebook, followed us on Twitter, want us on Instagram?   Want to improve your business marketing skills and love SCWIST?   We are looking for people to implement SC… Read More

Get your tickets to the Spirit of SCWIST fundraiser 2018!

    Be there. And invite your friends! What: Spirit of SCWIST Fundraiser When: Sunday, November 18, 2018 (4:00pm to 8:00pm) Where: Steamworks Brewery, 375 Water Street, Vancouver, BC The Spi… Read More

STEAM Horizon Awards: $25,000 prize for youth 16-18 years old

  Attention students, parents and teachers! Applications to the Ingenium Foundation Horizon STEAM Award has opened. The competition is open to Canadian youth, 16-18 years old, who have inspiring… Read More


STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (Can be remote):   Do you have interest in contributing to the strategic development of SCWIST?  Are you a results-oriented contributor and team collaborator with… Read More

Interview with Science Communication Author: Britt Wray

Britt Wray and the Rise of the Necrofauna Canadian storyteller Britt Wray is launching her first book: “Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction”. Dr. Olga Zamudio from… Read More

SCWIST Receives Status of Women Funding for 3-year Project to Make DIVERSITY Possible!

SCWIST is proud to announce the receipt of funding from Status of Women Canada (SWC) for a 3-year project to advance gender diversity in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).   The new pro… Read More

ms infinity Youth Leadership Program: Ravina Kaur Gill

This past spring, SCWIST/ms infinity was proud to offer a Youth Skills Development Scholarship.  The scholarship was open to girls (age 16-21) who have participated in a Quantum Leaps conference or ms… Read More

ms infinity Youth Leadership Program: Ellen Tamblyn

My name is Ellen Tamblyn and I am currently working on a project for the SCWIST ms infinity Youth Leadership Program. ABOUT ME I am 17 years old and I have always been interested in STEM due to the ma… Read More

Statement to Status of Women Committee

For the third time since 2014, SCWIST was invited to address the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women. This time the study was on the Economic Security of Women in Canada. Our Di… Read More