Board of Directors

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

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

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

Janny Marie , Director Strategic Development

Janny Marie earned her Master and PhD degrees in stem cell biology from the University of Copenhagen, in collaboration with Hagedorn Research Institute (Denmark). She moved to Vancouver for the advent… Read More

Presidents Blog: October 2013

Hello SCWIST! Fall has arrived, meaning our schedules are now packed with everything from work, new projects, school, and events. Summer was spent outside, relaxing with friends or enjoying a book on… Read More

Maria Issa, Past President

Maria Gyongyossy-Issa is a “seasoned” member of Pathology who has long enjoyed teaching anyone from kindergarten kids to PhD students and Residents and all comers in between.  Though she started in Mi… Read More

Christiana Cheng, Director, Communications

Christiana began her involvement with SCWIST in April 2013 when she started as the communications and social media coordinator helping to promote SCWIST events and manage communications.  Her role gra… Read More

Rosine Hage-Moussa, Director

Rosine Hage-Moussa is the Manager of Programs and Outreach at LifeSciences BC. She has over 15 years of experience in the life sciences sector, which includes marketing, event planning, administration… Read More

Sandy Eix, Director, Outreach

Sandy Eix has a BSc in Physics from Waterloo, a BEd from Queen’s, and an MSc and PhD in Physics from SFU. Despite all of this, she is a relatively normal human being who has been inventing shows, prog… Read More

Julie Wong, Director, Volunteers

Julie received her PhD from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of British Columbia where she developed novel diagnostic tools for the study of G-protein couple rece… Read More