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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

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

Science Fairs, STEM Conferences, and Starting School During COVID-19

Written by: Maia Poon Attending or hosting a virtual event during the pandemic? It will surprise you. That’s the main thing. It will also be okay, and I think I can say that on the behalf of mos… 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

STEMinist Treasure Hunt – NSERC Science Odyssey

SCWIST organized a science themed treasure hunt,” STEMinist treasure hunt” for NSERC Science Odyssey 2021. The live event spanned 4 days from May 11th to May 14th, with a different hands-on science ac… Read More

SCWIST Youth Scholarship helps Vancouver student reach STEM goals

To celebrate our 40th anniversary, we are giving more youth scholarships this year than we ever have previously. Wendy was recently awarded our Youth Skills Development Award, a $500 prize to cover pr… 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

A Year and a Half of Change for SFU President Joy Johnson

By Alison Knill (Twitter: @alison_knill) In July 2019, I interviewed Joy Johnson about her, then, position as the vice-president, research and international at Simon Fraser Universit… Read More