Events

Introducing our 2024/25 Board of Directors!

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Meet our new Board of Directors! SCWIST is delighted to announce the appointment of three new members to our Board of Directors. For the 43rd time, SCWIST has gathered its […]

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Celebrating the 2024 International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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Hands-On Science Fun By Shirley Liu, STEM Explore BC Coordinator Picture this: A vibrant gathering where enthusiasts of all ages congregate to explore different areas of science, ranging from cutting-edge […]

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SCWIST’s New Project Tackling Gender-Based Violence in STEM Workplaces

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Preventing Gender-Based Violence The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) is proud to announce funding support from Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) for its new project, […]

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How Mentorship Impacts Women in STEM

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Mentorship for Women in STEM Mentorship plays a pivotal role in most professional careers and holds a special significance for women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). There has […]

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SCWIST Youth Engagement Team Brings Science Fun to Elementary Students

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Science Fun for Elementary Students From country-wide events like Science Odyssey to local community groups, SCWIST’s Youth Engagement team is always working to bring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) […]

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Overcome Your Objections and Embrace Virtual Networking

Overcome Your Resistance and Embrace Virtual Networking

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Learning to love virtual networking Networking is not only a great way to find new job opportunities, it’s an easy way to make connections with new friends and professionals who […]

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Celebrating the 2023 International Day for Women and Girls in Science with SCWIST’s STEM Explore Workshops

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Getting hands-on with SCWIST’s STEM Explore workshops Written by JeAnn Watson, Director of Youth Engagement It had almost been a year since I last facilitated our How to Make a […]

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“STEM needs women” – Celebrating the 2023 International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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Celebrating the 2023 International Day of Women and Girls in Science Every year on February 11th, millions of people around the world celebrate the United Nations’ International Day of Women […]

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Banner image for ERG workshop with The Thoughful Co

Employee Resource Group (ERG) Implementation Workshop

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On July 25th, Jillian Climie and Sophie Warwick, co-founders of The Thoughtful Co., walked us through how to implement an Employee Resource Group (ERG), delivering an easy-to-follow action plan to […]

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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 Award Recipient. Each year, Dr. Anju Bajaj […]

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Girls do Science Too! Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Written by: Dr. Anju Bajaj STEM Educator, Associate Principal Catholic School Commission, Research Scientist in Cell Pathophysiology and PM National Teaching Award Recipient and Camila Castaneda SCWIST Communications and Events […]

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SCWIST at Gender Equality Network Canada to Make DIVERSITY Possible

Montreal:  November 12 – 14, 2019 SCWIST GENC Leaders (left to right)  Fariba Pacheleh, Anja Lanz and Christin Wiedemann  Leaders from SCWIST (Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology) […]

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President Blog August 2014

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Throughout my many years in the corporate world, I have learned about the impact of changing the form of a team by adding/removing members and about how the famous sequence […]

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Volunteer & Staff Appreciation Event [Event Recap]

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The Volunteer & Staff Appreciation Event on June 21st was a great suc-cess – the weather gods smiled on us and we had an exquisitely sunny day for a picnic […]

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Event Recap – SCWIST AGM 2014

Close to 50 people including new and existing members and founders attended the SCWIST AGM on June 18. It was a night of sharing as Rosine, our past President, started […]

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The President’s Blog

Empowering women since 1981 I still recall my first scientific conference almost eight years ago and a feeling of total isolation upon realizing I was the only woman in the […]

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SCWIST is recognized for mentoring girls in STEM!

Our new President, Ms. Rosine Hage-Moussa, was interviewed by the Globe and Mail in which she explained her motivation on helping girls in pursuit of a career in STEM and […]

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SCWIST 2013 Annual General Meeting [Event Recap]

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What a great AGM we had this year! Last year we thought we had the best turnout ever but this year we had double the turnout! Many thanks to all […]

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SCWIST Science Fair Award

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SCWIST would like to congratulate this year’s winners of the SCWIST Science Fair award.  These remarkable young women represent the next generation of women in science. Along with their $100 […]

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SCWIST Annual General Meeting

SCWIST Annual General Meeting Date: Monday June 17, 2013 Time: 5:30 – 6:00 Registration            6:00 – 8:30 Business Meeting Location: Paetzold Multipurpose Room – Jim Pattison […]

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Brown Bag February Session: BRAG! [Event Recap]

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Rochelle Grayson was the facilitator and presenter of this BrownBag meeting on Bragging. Rochelle has a list of professional achievements as long as your arm (see her full bio), so […]

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The President’s Blog

Jan 2013 Hello SCWIST Members and Friends, Happy NEW YEAR!!! “We look at the present through a rear view mirror; we walk backwards into the future” This one of my […]

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On Science and Superheroes

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by Jane O’Hara. Let’s talk, people! Let’s communicate with society! What shall we talk about? Let’s talk about the things that we do in our everyday working lives that everyone […]

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SCWIST AGM – Save the date!

Attention all SCWIST Members: Your presence is requested at the 31st SCWIST Annual General Meeting on June 18, 2012 6:00-9:00 PM (registration 5:45 PM) at the VGH Paetzold Theatre, 899 […]

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