Events

Careers in Science Communication

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… Read More

Employee Resource Group (ERG) Implementation Workshop

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 equ… Read More

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

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 the chores, exercise, meal plan, gr… Read More

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 Coordina… Read More

Event Recap: 2022 Wonder Women Networking Evening

Written by Jordana Smith, WWNE Event Coordinator, Danniele Livengood, WWNE Emcee and Camila Castaneda SCWIST Communications and Events Coordinator. On March 9, 2022, SCWIST and Science World ho… 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

Enhancing Diversity in our STEM Community

On October 1st, the Student Biotechnology Network hosted their annual Building Biotech Expo, a leading networking event with the best and the brightest of the BC biotech and life sciences industry.… Read More

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 undergraduate… Read More

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 Canad… Read More