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Brown Bag: How is Climate Change Affecting our Health?

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 events calendar to register for our upcoming Br… 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

Brown Bag: Stress, Strategies, and the Importance of Self-Care

Presented by Ranjit DhariRecap by Ashley van der Pouw Kraan (@ashvdpk on Twitter) SCWIST’s Brown Bag events are an opportunity to ‘lunch and learn’ with professional women from a variety of STEM fi… Read More

Anna Stukas: Driving Progress with Diversity

By Ashley Orzel (ashleyorzel.com)Photo Credit: Shannon Halliday Working on a technology that could literally reverse climate change inspires Anna Stukas to come into work every single day. As Vice… Read More

Empowering women in underserved communities

By Ashley Orzel (ashleyorzel.com) According to UNESCO Institute of Statistics (UIS) data, less than 30% of the world’s STEM researchers are women. “Achieving gender equality and empowering women an… Read More

Scientist Turned Politician: An Interview with Dr. Amita Kuttner about Science and Policy

By Sonya Langman (SCWIST Digital Content Creator) Dr. Amita Kuttner, a North Vancouver native, has a PhD in astrophysics from the University of California, Santa Cruz. I had a chance to talk with t… Read More

Pandemic Recovery Must Prioritize Equity and Inclusion

Author: Christin Wiedemann, Past President, Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST)This article was originally published in Innovating Canada and can be viewed here. A growing… Read More

Girls in Tech Vancouver: Connecting Through Remote Work

By now, the ongoing COVID-19 situation has almost certainly impacted some aspect of your day-to-day life. Whether you are working from home (probably in your pajamas), taking classes online (again, pr… 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

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 r… Read More