Event Recap

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

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 fie… Read More

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… Read More

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 eve… Read More

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 of STEM fi… Read More

2020 Wonder Women Networking Evening

SCWIST was extremely proud to host the 2020 Wonder Women Networking Evening, in collaboration with Science World in Vancouver, on 9 March 2020. Since the inaugural event in 1993, the annual Wonder… Read More

Event Recap: Brown Bag Apr 13 – Conflict Resolution

SFU Brown Bag Conflict Resolution, Negotiation and Navigating Your Academic Career with Brian Green Date of Event: April 13, 2015 Speaker: Brian Green In another edition of the Brown Bags Lunch Time S… Read More

Event Recap: Brown Bag UBC Mar 5 – Make Possible

UBC Brown Bag Lunch Series: Make Possible Mentoring Network Workshop Date of Event: March 5, 2015 Speakers: Cheryl Kristiansen and Gwen Gnazdowsky SCWIST has launched its Make Possible Mentoring Netwo… Read More

Event Recap: Brown Bag Feb 25 – Mentorship

Putting Principles into Practice: Mentoring Coaching and Skills Workshop with Gwen Gnazdowsky & Cheryl Kristiansen Date of Event: Feb 25, 2015 Speakers: Cheryl Kristiansen and Gwen Gnazdowsky &nbs… Read More