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SCWIST scholarship winner takes her freshwater research overseas

Written by: Ashley van der Pouw Kraan, Events and Communication Lead When Annabelle Rayson began investigating ways to treat and prevent harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie, she didn’t expect he… Read More

Indigenous Youth become Marine Biologists in Training

Written by: Ashley van der Pouw Kraan For a week in May, something special happened. Each day after school, 16 girls from nine Indigenous communities across BC and Alberta signed onto their com… Read More

Science Fairs, STEM Conferences, and Starting School During COVID-19

Written by: Maia Poon Attending or hosting a virtual event during the pandemic? It will surprise you. That’s the main thing. It will also be okay, and I think I can say that on the behalf of mos… Read More

STEMinist Treasure Hunt – NSERC Science Odyssey

SCWIST organized a science themed treasure hunt,” STEMinist treasure hunt” for NSERC Science Odyssey 2021. The live event spanned 4 days from May 11th to May 14th, with a different hands-on science ac… Read More

Helping Youth Attain Science Literacy

By Mandy McDougall (SCWIST Digital Content Creator and Youth Engagement Committee Member) Have you ever heard a scientific statement or read a headline making a claim about science and th… Read More

Introducing Zoe Elverum!

Introducing Zoe Elverum, one of the incredibly talented recipients of the SCWIST Youth Skills Development Scholarship. She will be participating in the Skills Nunavut Territorial and Skills Canada com… 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

Beyond STEM: STEMinar

On January 19, Burnaby Central Secondary School was humming with activity as high school students from across the Lower Mainland flocked together to participate in the annual STEMinar Conference.… 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