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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

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

Amplify the Voices of Our SCWIST Partner—Informed Opinions

One of SCWIST’s partners in the SCALE Project is Shari Graydon, who created Informed Opinions to amplify women’s voices and who works to achieve gender balance in the media. Check out the Gender Ga… Read More

SCWIST Short Term Contract Opportunity

SCWIST is seeking a resourceful and proactive contractor, “Communications and Events Process Improvement Specialist“, to join our team. The role reports to the Director of Policy & Imp… Read More

SCWIST Advances Gender Equality As Part Of National Call To Action

Advancing gender equality in Canada will require collective action on four priorities identified by the Gender Equality Network Canada (GENC). Three SCWIST representatives – Christin Wiedemann,… Read More

2020 Wonder Women Networking Evening

SCWIST was extremely proud to host the 2020 Wonder Women Networking Evening, in collaboration with Science World in Vancouver, on 9 March 2020. Since the inaugural event in 1993, the annual Wonder… Read More

SCWIST Board & Staff 2018–2019

Kelly Marciniw, CPHR, BBA, MBA |President Kelly Marciniw has served on the SCWIST board since 2016. As of 2018, Kelly is the SCWIST Board President. Her first two years were as our Treasurer and Di… Read More