Events

Brown Bag February Session: BRAG! [Event Recap]

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Rochelle Grayson was the facilitator and presenter of this BrownBag meeting on Bragging. Rochelle has a list of professional achievements as long as your arm (see her full bio), so […]

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The President’s Blog

Jan 2013 Hello SCWIST Members and Friends, Happy NEW YEAR!!! “We look at the present through a rear view mirror; we walk backwards into the future” This one of my […]

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Why is everyone so afraid of the “F” word?

by Julie Wong Being on the board of a women’s professional group and often also referred to as a “feminist” group, a loaded term that conjures negative associations. Although I […]

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Message from the President

Hello SCWIST and Friends… Out with the old and in with…. the even older! Hello – I’m Maria Gyongyossy-Issa; SCWIST’s current president – and if it feels like ‘déjà vu’ […]

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Career Spotlight: Tammy Delahaye, Software Engineer at EA

Tammy Delahaye, Software Engineer at EA by Kristi Charish Continuing on with our ‘Women on Careers’ interviews, Tammy Delahaye, a software engineer at video game giant Electronic Arts, chatted with […]

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Career Spotlight: Christina McSherry, Program Manager/Producer at EA Sports

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Christina McSherry, Program Manager/Producer at EA Sports by Kristi Charish I want to thank my friend Christina McSherry at Electronic Arts for taking the time to chat with me about […]

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Book Review: Ian Hamilton’s ‘The Water Rat of Wanchai’

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By Kristi Charish At our last Pop-Up networking event, ‘Science: It’s a Girl Thing!’, we got to talking about novels. It’s hard to find a good book to read! So, […]

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Brains, Behaviour, Girls and Geeks

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By: Jane O’Hara It’s a fact that women today are still underrepresented in numbers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), with the exception of life sciences […]

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Thoughts on ‘Science. It’s a Girl Thing’

By Kristi Charish. This is a tricky blog to write. So much so I’ve been mulling over what I’m going to say all week. It’s not every day the science […]

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On Science and Superheroes

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by Jane O’Hara. Let’s talk, people! Let’s communicate with society! What shall we talk about? Let’s talk about the things that we do in our everyday working lives that everyone […]

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Update: Successful AGM

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By Kristi Charish Why you should attend the AGM this year All right, before you shut this blog post down, hear me out. I’m like most of you. I care […]

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Two Worlds of Words

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by Pamela Lincez Sitting in the chair at a hair salon the other day (yes-scientific chicks are concerned with their hair styles), I was enjoying my ‘free time’ – flipping […]

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Notice of SCWIST AGM

All members in good standing are cordially invited to attend this year’s SCWIST AGM on Monday June 18th at 5:45 pm. Location:Paetzold Health Education Centre – Multipurpose Room VGH, Pattison […]

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Open Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors & Honourary Members

Attention All SCWIST Members: Your presence is requested at the 31st SCWIST Annual General Meeting on June 18, 2012. In anticipation of the AGM, SCWIST is a) extending an open […]

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Financial Planning Workshop

“We Lift as We Climb” — Women, Money, and Leadership Women are taking increasing financial control of Canada’s resources as business owners, income earners and investors. Women initiate 50% of […]

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SCWIST AGM – Save the date!

Attention all SCWIST Members: Your presence is requested at the 31st SCWIST Annual General Meeting on June 18, 2012 6:00-9:00 PM (registration 5:45 PM) at the VGH Paetzold Theatre, 899 […]

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Health Awareness Series – Facts vs. Myths on Liver Disease

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Health Awareness Series — Facts vs. Myths on Liver DiseaseAlthough liver disease is stereotypically linked to alcohol or drugs, the truth is that there are over 100 known forms of liver disease caused by a variety of factors […]

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UBC BrownBag Discussion

The BrownBag Series is a monthly event organised by the Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) whose purpose is to provide a place for learning and discussion […]

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