SCWIST

SCWIST-Manitoba Lead Dr. Anju Bajaj is the recipient of two prestigious awards

Bajaj was first introduced to SCWIST when her class received a Youth Scholarship award to assist with the production of the Bison Regional Science Fair, which she founded.  She quickly became… Read More

SCWIST members Anja Lanz and Damineh Akhavan among winners of the 2022 Engineers and Geoscientists BC Awards

The Engineers and Geoscientists BC Awards (EGBC) recognize the exemplary and outstanding professional, technical and volunteer contributions of BC’s engineers and geoscientists. SCWIST would like t… Read More

Meet SCWIST’s Board of Directors!

SCWIST is happy to announce its new board of directors! They will continue the organization’s mission to create an environment where women and girls in Canada can pursue their interest, education, pas… Read More

SCWIST Digital Literacy Scholarships Build Confidence, Skills & Career Opportunities in TECH

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

Careers and Motherhood: An Interview with Edie Dullaghan of adMare BioInnovations

We recently sat down with Edie Dullaghan, BSc., PhD, the Scientific Program Director of adMare Academy at adMare BioInnovations to discuss the occasionally unsettling experience of transitioning from… Read More

40 Years of Giving: The SCWIST Board of Directors

Did you know? As SCWIST grows, expands, and connects across Canada, the Society relies on the strategic vision of its volunteer Board of Directors. Yes, volunteer! The Directors give many hours of… Read More

Making it Rain at SCWIST: Meet the New Strategic Partnerships and Fundraising Team!

When people ask me why I joined and volunteer with SCWIST, I tell them that I believe in the organization’s cause, am amazed at its dedication to improving the presence and influence of women an… Read More

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