Become a Member

Join our engaged community

Our SCWIST membership represents all fields in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and members have a wide range of skills, expertise and leadership levels. 

Members include university undergraduate and graduate students, post docs, professors, STEM educators, research scientists, technicians, technologists, engineers, software developers, IT professionals, project managers, consultants, entrepreneurs, managers, CEOs, as well as retired STEM professionals and those seeking STEM employment.

Membership benefits

Year-long membership

Valid for one year from date of purchase


Being a member makes you a part of a diverse network of STEM women supporters

Develop Skills

Gain discounted access to skill development workshops and events


Join our FREE mentorship online platform to build your network, develop skills and advance your career


10 – 15 annual networking events and professional development workshops offered to free or at discounted rates 

Savings on Non-SCWIST Events

Get access to members-only discounts and perks at SCWIST community partner events

Job Board

Explore new career opportunities in our newsletter and on our website job board


Learn how to run events, marketing campaigns, write blogs/newsletters, create STEM programs, mentor 


Opportunities to work together to advocate and advance women in STEM

Have a Voice

Vote for new board members, join a committee, be nominated as a board member – gain experience in leadership!

Choose your membership category

$25 for 1 Year
$80 for 1 Year
$150 for 1 Year
Professional (3yr)
$200 for 3 Years

Would you like to help a friend join SCWIST?

We have Gifts of Membership available for all of our membership tiers.

Already a member?

Please log in and visit your Subscriptions page to renew your membership. If you are new to our online membership portal, you may need to request a new password here.

Honourary Members

SCWIST recognizes long-standing members who provide exceptional contributions to the organization and its mission with a life-long honourary membership. Names are required to be put forward at an Annual General Meeting and accepted by a three-quarter vote of the membership in attendance.

We thank the following honourary members for all that they have done (and continue to do!) for SCWIST:

  • Kathleen Akins
  • Louise Beaton
  • Margaret Benston*
  • Elana Brief
  • Hilda Ching
  • Anne Condon
  • Betty Dwyer
  • Sandra Eix
  • Frances Fournier
  • Bonnie Henry
  • Diana Herbst
  • Maria Issa
  • Maria Klawe
  • Anja Lanz
  • Danniele Livengood
  • Penny LeCouteur
  • Julia Levy
  • Hiromi Matsui
  • Joanne Melville
  • Barbara Moon
  • Judith Myers
  • Evelyn Palmer
  • Shauna Paull
  • Gordana Pejic
  • Vladimirka Pereula
  • Martha Piper
  • Joe Quan*
  • Linda Reid
  • Abby Schwarz
  • Teresa Tam
  • Mary Vickers
  • Maia Poon
  • Sara Swenson
  • JeAnn Watson


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