Articles

The Necessity of Women in Climate Change & Environmentalism

by Kassandra Burd, M.Sc. Cognitive Neuropsychology, University of Kent Thankfully, there are many women who are making their way to the forefront as climate change activists. Specifically, nume… Read More

Are Women “Made” To Create Robots?

by Kassandra Burd, M.Sc. Cognitive Neuropsychology, University of Kent With remarkable advancements in technology and robotics in past decades, there is no doubt that technology is the future. Whet… Read More

Quantum Leaps: How STEM and Feminism are Catalysts for the Future

Maia Poon, Chair, 2020 Quantum Leaps Burnaby STEM Conference for Girls Hello, SCWIST! My name is Maia Poon. I am the Chair of the 2020 Quantum Leaps Burnaby STEM Conference for Girls, and I previou… Read More

STEM Career Portrayal in Children’s Media

by Kassandra Burd, M.Sc. Cognitive Neuropsychology, University of Kent Kassandra Burd Browsing through the aisles of my favourite bookstore, I come across a Sale stand for a plethora of children… Read More

SCWIST Board & Staff 2018–2019

Kelly Marciniw, CPHR, BBA, MBA |President Kelly Marciniw has served on the SCWIST board since 2016. As of 2018, Kelly is the SCWIST Board President. Her first two years were as our Treasurer and Di… Read More

Girls to the Power of Math

By Alexa Bailey (This article explains a bit about my research and how my girl-to-girl math mentoring program, Girls to the Power of Math, came about.) Alexa Bailey, Girls to the Power of Math… Read More

WISDOM is Power at the University of Manitoba

By Abigail Plantinga Byle Wisdom in Science: Development, Outreach (WISDOM) promotes and supports women in science and technology at the University of Manitoba. WISDOM worksto increase gender diver… Read More

Limitations of the Gender Equality Paradox

by Kassandra Burd, M.Sc. Cognitive Neuropsychology, University of Kent Kassandra Burd It’s completely sensible to think that if only we lived in a more gender-equal nation, there would be more w… Read More

Lessons & Transformation: On Returning to Work

Rachel Luu, Founder & Principal, Immunomind I felt like a lone fish swimming upstream, as it seemed all other cars were headed in the opposite direction. This particular weekday started simi… Read More

From the bench to the museum: Yukiko Stranger-Galey

by Marine Da Silva, Ph.D., Business Development Associate, Mitacs Yukiko Stranger-Galey (Photo by Allison Rasmussen) Looking for ideas for career transitions from the bench? Here’s one from Yuki… Read More