SCWIST Announces New Pilot Project “Supporting Safe STEM Workplaces”

SCWIST is pleased to announce new funding from the Department of Justice Canada for a project to support safe STEM workplaces. The project, in partnership with WomanACT, aims to prevent sexual harassm… Read More

SCWIST Fuels Canada’s Feminist Recovery: STEM Forward for Economic Prosperity

The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) is proud to announce funding support from Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) to fuel Canada’s feminist recovery with its project… Read More

SCWIST’s Volunteer of the Month Awards

SCWIST’s aim is to highlight the contributions of our volunteers and to thank them for their time and commitment. Each month, we select a Volunteer of the Month from among volunteers whose perfo… Read More

Please welcome our newest board members!

At our 2021 Annual General Meeting, we had the pleasure of welcoming four new members to SCWIST’s Board of Directors. Their broad range of skills and experience will be an asset to our board… Read More

Statement Denouncing Anti-Muslim Hate

“A brutal and horrific act. We as humans condemn it and stand against hate. Love is the most precious ingredient for peace on this earth. Islam is a doctrine with respect, tolerance, justice, and equa… Read More

Message from SCWIST on Kamloops residential school discovery

Content warning: anti-Indigenous violence and death. The Indian Residential School Survivors Society Crisis Line provides counselling support 24/7 to survivors of residential schools at 1-866-925-4419… Read More

Messages from the Board on Volunteer Appreciation Day 2021

Message from Nasira Aziz, Director of Leadership: I am so delighted to see all of you gather here to celebrate our commitment, dedication, contribution and achievements. Your contribution has had a… Read More

From dream to reality: creating the SCWIST Science Symposium

Written by: Ashley van der Pouw Kraan Dr. Noeen Malik was still completing her undergrad degree when she first had the idea for a Science Symposium for younger students. “When I was in the lab,… Read More

Annual General Meeting – 2021

SCWIST AGM – Save the date! The 40th SCWIST Annual General Meeting will be held online as follows: Date: Wed, 16 June 2021Time: 4:30–7:30pmPlace: Zoom platform All members and interested indi… Read More

Meet legacy donors Diana Herbst and Hilda Lei Ching Quan

Written by: Ashley van der Pouw Kraan Donating to SCWIST is a powerful way to express your values and continue your support for STEM — now, and for future generations of STEM leaders. In the spr… Read More