Events

Chat with us: rendez-vous with Dr. Margaret Magdesian, CEO and founder of ANANDA Devices [Event Recap]

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Chat With Us AUTHORS: Anu Nair, Hermine Counil, Léa Lescouzères, Maritza Jaramillo In November 2023, the SCWIST-Quebec HUB held its first hybrid event as part of their wildly successful Chat […]

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Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges: Turning Research into Real-Life Strategies

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Gender Equality in STEM SCWIST members recently participated in the 2023 Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges (BBBB) Conference in Toronto, focusing on gender equality in STEM.  Co-hosted by Engendering Success […]

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Overcome Your Resistance and Embrace Virtual Networking [Event Recap]

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Virtual Networking SCWIST and Island Women in Science and Technology (iWIST) recently came together to bring you an opportunity to meet women in STEM and brush up on your networking […]

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VoyageHER: Navigating STEM Careers with Seaspan [Event Recap]

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Navigating STEM Careers Have you ever wondered what it takes to thrive in the marine transportation and shipbuilding industry? The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) recently […]

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Event Recap: Exploring Frontiers: Women in Space and Technology

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Women in Space and Tech The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) and the Canadian Space Society (CSS) recently partnered to present the panel event Exploring Frontiers: Women […]

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Chat With Us: Dr. Edna Matta-Camacho shares interview advice

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In the latest installment of our “Chat With Us” series, we met with Dr. Edna Matta-Camacho, an Assessment Officer at the Therapeutic Products Directorate at Health Canada.

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Chat with Us Series: Rendez-vous with an Assessment Officer

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Are you wondering what to do after your master’s, doctorate, or postdoctoral fellowship? Want to learn about science careers outside of academia? SCWIST-Quebec recently hosted Dr. Edna Matta-Camacho, an Assessment Officer at the Therapeutic […]

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Overcome Your Objections and Leverage the Benefits of Networking

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Tips and Tricks for Networking SCWIST recently has the pleasure of hosting Sue Maitland, PCC for Overcoming Your Objections and Leverage the Benefits of Networking. Networking is an essential skill […]

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Defence is a Place for STEM Women: A Panel Discussion

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A Place for STEM Women SCWIST and the Department of National Defence recently partnered for an exciting panel presentation and discussion about STEM careers within the organization. During the event, […]

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Careers in Science Communication

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As using digital media to communicate both science and misinformation becomes normalized, it has become crucially important to discuss how we are sharing public information regarding health, education, and the […]

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Discover 11 Habits Towards Optimum Energy and Time Management

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How many of you have said or thought one of these things: I’m tired all the time. I really need sleep. I’ve tried that before, but I have too much […]

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Performing a Life Audit with a Habit and Health Coach

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On August 17th, SCWIST hosted a life audit workshop with Habit and Health Coach Amritha Premasuthan. Amritha works with professionals who don’t find time for themselves. Or may have lost […]

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Employee Resource Group (ERG) Implementation Workshop

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On July 25th, Jillian Climie and Sophie Warwick, co-founders of The Thoughtful Co., walked us through how to implement an Employee Resource Group (ERG), delivering an easy-to-follow action plan to […]

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Company booths in display at F3STIVAL.

Welcoming women to Web3 at F3STIVAL

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During the weekend of July 9th and 10th, F3 Ventures welcomed 1000+ women to Web3 at F3STIVAL, a new iteration of the World Wide Web which incorporates concepts such as […]

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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. SCWIST […]

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Mental Self-Care for Mamas with Careers

Written by Ashley van der Pouw Kraan We all know mothers do a hundred different things for their families every day. They find time to play with the kids, finish […]

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Event Recap: Quantum Leaps Conference Series – Where Environment Meets Tech Careers

Written by Akanksha Chudgar, and Camila Castaneda, SCWIST Communications and Events Coordinator. Edited by Ashley van der Pouw Kraan, SCWIST Communications and Events Coordinator. On Mar 10, 2022, SCWIST’s Youth Engagement department hosted a Quantum […]

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Event Recap: 2022 Wonder Women Networking Evening

For over 30 years the annual Wonder Women Networking Evening (WWNE) has been a cornerstone event for SCWIST. It’s been through various names and iterations. Yet, its purpose has remained the same: to bring in women in STEM for conversation and connection about thriving in their chosen fields.

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SCWIST Science Symposium Winners Announced!

For the past 15 weeks, young female scientists have been presenting their work to a panel of judges and onlookers at the SCWIST Science Symposium. The students, still completing their […]

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International Equal Pay Day: Awareness and Action

SCWIST Project Manager Cheryl Kristiansen recently participated in an International Equal Pay Day event on September 18th to create awareness and encourage action towards pay equity. The Lean In Canada […]

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Brown Bag: Continuing to grow your career while starting a family

Presentation by Martina Wan LockwoodWritten by Nusayba Sultana SCWIST’s Brown Bag events are an opportunity to ‘lunch and learn’ with professional women from a variety of STEM fields. Visit our […]

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2021 Wonder Women Networking Evening: 30 Years Strong!

On March 11, 2021, SCWIST and Science World hosted the 30th annual Wonder Women Networking Evening—and this time: virtually! Networking in a pandemic: can it be done? Networking virtually: truly […]

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Brown Bag: How is Climate Change Affecting our Health?

Presentation by Cecilia Sierra-HerediaRecap by Nusayba Sultana SCWIST’s Brown Bag events are an opportunity to ‘lunch and learn’ with professional women from a variety of STEM fields. Visit our events […]

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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 […]

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