Brown Bag: Continuing to grow your career while starting a family

Presentation by Martina Wan LockwoodWritten by Nusayba Sultana SCWIST’s Brown Bag events are an opportunity to ‘lunch and learn’ with professional women from a variety of STEM fie… Read More

2021 Wonder Women Networking Evening: 30 Years Strong!

On March 11, 2021, SCWIST and Science World hosted the 30th annual Wonder Women Networking Evening—and this time: virtually! Networking in a pandemic: can it be done? Networking virtually: truly… 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

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

Athena Pathways advances careers of 250 Women in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

The consortium of post-secondary institutions and companies funded by Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster is halfway to its goal of supporting 500 women in technology Vancouver, B.C. – A… Read More

Nobelles of Medicine – Celebrating Exceptional Women Who Won the Nobel Prize in Medicine & Physiology

By Alison Müller In celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we are celebrating some phenomenal women in the medical science field that have been awarded the… Read More

Annette Bergeron: Leading by example in her advocacy for equity and inclusion

By Alison Knill (Twitter: @alison_knill) When Annette Bergeron started her undergraduate degree in the metallurgical engineering program at Queen’s University, she was one of two wom… 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

Brown Bag: How is Climate Change Affecting our Health?

Presentation by Cecilia Sierra-HerediaRecap by Nusayba Sultana SCWIST’s Brown Bag events are an opportunity to ‘lunch and learn’ with professional women from a variety of STEM fields. Visit our eve… Read More

We maintain support for Dr. Bonnie Henry

Vancouver, BC. (December 27, 2020) – In October, the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) presented a Letter of Support to Dr. Bonnie Henry, recognizing her efforts to keep Ca… Read More