WWEST Blog

  • Engendering Engineering SuccessEngendering Engineering Success
    From 2010-2015, the NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering (BC/Yukon) was held by Dr. Elizabeth Croft and her team at the University of British Columbia. That team helped to produce Engendering Engineering Success (EES), a research project on best practices for the recruitment and retention of women in engineering. In continued celebration of National Engineering Month, here's a look at their findings.

  • CC5.0 Women in STEM Spotlight: Dr. Gwenn Flowers, SFU Faculty of ScienceCC5.0 Women in STEM Spotlight: Dr. Gwenn Flowers, SFU Faculty of Science
    As a lead up to Creating Connections 5.0, we are spotlighting some of our amazing local women in STEM and hearing their story of how they got to where they are now. In today’s spotlight, SFU Faculty of Science Professor Dr. Gwenn Flowers discusses how she became a glaciologist.

  • Engineers: Always Inventing the Future (Part 2)Engineers: Always Inventing the Future (Part 2)
    Our exploration of some non-traditional engineering jobs continues! This time, we cover aerospace engineering, chemical engineering, computer engineering, and more.

  • International Women's Day 2017: Be Bold for ChangeInternational Women's Day 2017: Be Bold for Change
    Happy International Women's Day! IWD is beautiful because we get to see women and men from so many countries committing to #BeBoldforChange, together - so this year, we thought it would be fun to spotlight some awesome IWD 2017 events that are occurring worldwide.

  • Engineers: Always Inventing the FutureEngineers: Always Inventing the Future
    When you think "engineer," what do you see in your head? In celebration of National Engineering Month, we look at some non-traditional engineering jobs that will expand your knowledge and appreciation for engineers everywhere.