Mentoring Budding Young Scientists in the Bison Regional Science Fair!

Written by JeAnn Watson, Youth Engagement Director and Dr. Anju Bajaj Associate Principal Catholic School Commission, Research Scientist in Cell Pathophysiology and PM National Teaching Awar… Read More

Technology focused Quantum Leaps Conference Series

Written by JeAnn Watson, Youth Engagement Director and Camila Castaneda, SCWIST Communications and Events Coordinator. When 50 percent of the workforce is female, but they only account for a quarte… Read More

SCWIST Digital Literacy Scholarships Build Confidence, Skills & Career Opportunities in TECH

As part of the SCALE project to build capacity, SCWIST partnered with Lighthouse Labs to offer a series of digital literacy scholarships for training in web development, data analytics and front-end d… Read More

Get up to $10,000 to hire for a tech role

Looking to hire someone in a business or tech role?   Innovate BC’s Innovator Skills Initiative offers up to $10,000 per employee, per year, for B.C.-based c… Read More

SCWIST SIGs: Looking Towards the Future and Bringing Equity in STEM to the Forefront

SCWIST chapters are transforming! They are becoming more specialized and targeted committees called SIGs (special interest groups). This important work has been initiated with the support and comm… Read More

SCWIST Collaborates with Sea Smart to Inspire Action on Ocean Conservation, Sustainability & Diversity!

As part of our SCALE project to build capacity, develop collaborative partnerships and inspire collective impact, SCWIST is collaborating with Sea Smart on a series of virtual workshops and resources… Read More

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