Episode 35: Colleen Legzdins, PhD, Entrepreneur & Metals and Materiasl Engineer
How does someone who hates math and science with no role models of women in STEM end up as a Metals and Materials Engineer? Colleen Legzdins will tell you all about it in this interview with WWEST Manager Danniele. learn more →
Hedy Lamarr: a mind that mixed arts and science
When you picture an inventor, an image of a “mad scientist” with wild hair and a lab coat probably comes to mind. You probably didn’t picture an old Hollywood bombshell, did you? You wouldn’t be alone in that, but that’s exactly what actress and inventor, Hedy Lamarr is. learn more →
Supporting Girls in STEM
The future of STEM is in the hands of younger generations so we have to make sure that they stay. We’ve talked about how to get girls into STEM and how to retain women in STEM, but how do we keep girls interested in STEM so they grow up to go into these fields? This article had some ideas and was the inspiration for this post. learn more →
August 22, 2018
Girls Exploring Physics
A professional development workshop for secondary science teachers designed to help them understand the under-representation of women in physics & engineering in Canada and give them strategies to encourage girls and other under-represented groups in their physics and general science classes.
August 23, 2018
Women in Tech End of Summer Networking Party
Join Women in Male-Dominated Industries for a fun night of networking, drinks, and snacks where you can meet other women in similar fields, make professional connections, and find some new friends who get where you're coming from.
August 23, 2018
Make Your Voice Heard in Tech
Women Who Code Vancouver and ActiveState are holding an inspirational and interactive panel of leading entrepreneurial and executive women who will discuss their own challenges and success stories of navigating the tech space.
August 24, 2018
Science AL!VE Summer Camps
Science AL!VE is pleased to announce that registration for their summer camps is open February 1 at 9am.
August 26, 2018
Girls Learning Code: Photo Editing with Pixlr
Learn about design theory, composition, layers, and the tools to create unique images!