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Meet the Team
From our volunteer Board of Directors to our team of passionate and motivated leaders in STEM, we work together to propel our mission and vision forward.
SCWIST’s distinguished past has shaped who we are since 1981 and inspires the future we’re working towards.
SCWIST is an advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion; and supports efforts to promote equality for all, especially within STEM.
SCWIST collaborates with STEM leaders to engage and inspire women and girls with programs, advocacy and support networks across Canada.
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Our community-based programs show women and girls that career options in STEM are infinite.
A supportive community for immigrating women in STEM to share experiences, seek advice, and broaden networks.
Our online platform specializes in skill-sharing and building diverse connections through 360 degree mentoring.
Make Diversity Possible
We are working with STEM organizations to attract diverse talent and create inclusive workplace cultures where everyone can thrive.
Supporting Safe STEM Workplaces
SCWIST and WomanACT have partnered to create Safe STEM Workplaces by providing tailored support and training to companies within the STEM fields.
Become a Member
Join a diverse community of dynamic people who love science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Share your talents, passion and commitment - as an integral part of our SCWIST volunteer team.
Partner with Us
Directly impact women and girls in STEM by providing much-needed support for empowering, educational programs.
SCWIST offers several scholarships to women in STEM. To apply for these SCWIST awards, you must apply through the respective institution.
STEM Diversity Champions Toolkit
This toolkit if for you - with resources to create positive change and reach equitable outcomes for all people in STEM.
Gender Diversity Papers & Infographics from Make Possible & WWEST (Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology).
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
As part of the SCALE project to build capacity, SCWIST partnered with Lighthouse Labs to offer a series of digital literacy scholarships for training in web development, data analytics and front-end d… Read More
After many months of Zoom meetings, planning, and researching, McMaster SynBio was awarded a silver medal at the 2021 International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) virtual Giant Jamboree.… Read More
Looking to hire someone in a business or tech role? Innovate BC’s Innovator Skills Initiative offers up to $10,000 per employee, per year, for B.C.-based c… Read More
Congratulations to all SCWIST 2015 Science Fairs Provincial Award Winners! We look forward to learning more about your projects! This award of $100 is to be given to young women in Grades 8 to 10 cate… Read More
Banff Centre Science Communications 2015 Program date: July 26, 2015 – August 8, 2015 Application deadline: March 31, 2015 SCWIST is pleased to continue our partnership with the Ba… Read More
Announcing our scholarship winner for the Science Communications 2014 Program at Banff Centre, Tanya Roussy, who actually grew up right next door to Banff. Tanya has a degree in Engineering Physics an… Read More
Deadlines coming up for Minerva Education Awards for women in BC The following awards have early June deadlines: · Rix Family Foundation Award in Science and Technology- $1000 Award at any rec… Read More
The AWIS Educational and Professional Development Awards support travel for professional development, broadly defined (e.g. funding requests to attend a conference, to acquire specialised training, or… Read More
The M. Hildred Blewett Scholarship for Women in Physics consists of an award of up to $45,000 to enable women to return to physics research careers after having had to interrupt those careers for fami… Read More