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, SCWIST Communications and Events Coordinator. Dr. Noeen Malik was still completing her undergrad degree when she first had the idea for a Science Symposium fo… 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

The value of one, the power of many

The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) thanks its compassionate volunteers who have dedicated their time and resources to deliver SCWIST programs. SCWIST is an organizati… Read More

SCWIST joins allies in a joint statement on anti-Asian violence

“In the early days of the pandemic, when assaults started on Asians locally, my daughter and I kept checking our surroundings whenever we would go out. We would keep as far away (more than the recomme… Read More

President’s Message

From Paloma Corvalan, President Happy new year to you all and happy 40th anniversary to SCWIST! I am in awe of the global collaboration that has resulted in us creating a COVID-19 vaccine in le… Read More

Anti-Black Racism Statement

Beginning a Conversation on Anti-Racism SCWIST’s vision is an environment without barriers for girls and women in STEM which includes the additional barriers that Black girls and women face due to… Read More

Annual General Meeting – 2020

We are excited to announce that we will be holding the SCWIST Annual General Meeting virtually this year on: Wednesday June 17 at 5:15 – 8:15 pm As a member of SCWIST, you can have a say in who… Read More