WWEST Blog

  • Gender Summit 11 North AmericaGender Summit 11 North America
    WWEST was proud to sponsor members from the BC/Yukon region to attend the Gender Summit 11 thanks to funding from NSERC. Today’s guest blogger, Audrey Aday, is a graduate student at UBC in Psychology and is also a member of the ESS Research Consortium.

  • 2017: A Year in Review2017: A Year in Review
    What have we been up to this year? So many things! Read all about them here.

  • InnovateHER: Helping Women EntrepreneursInnovateHER: Helping Women Entrepreneurs
    Being a business owner can be difficult. It’s not easy to get your feet off the ground without some help, but the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)'s Office of Women’s Business Ownership has a contest called the InnovateHER Challenge to help women entrepreneurs show off their products and services in the hopes of being noticed.

  • Getting Girls Into STEM: Then Versus NowGetting Girls Into STEM: Then Versus Now
    What was STEM like for girls in 1987 versus what it's like now?

  • Depictions of Women in STEM: Lee HunterDepictions of Women in STEM: Lee Hunter
    We look at how a woman scientist is depicted in the 1950s B-movie The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms.