Episode 90: Noushin Nabavi, Cell Biologist in Training & Economist
Growing up as a self-described "weird kid," Noushin was drawn to science at an early age. She came to Canada from Iran when she was 15 years old, and despite language barriers and adjusting to a new culture, she thrived and became the researcher and economist she is today. learn more →
Depictions of Women in STEM: Dr. Nyota Domonique of "Saturn's Child" by Nichelle Nichols
February is Black History Month! For this installment of our Depictions of Women in STEM series, we're focusing on a Black woman who paved the way for Black women's portrayal in science fiction: Nichelle Nichols. Published in 1995, "Saturn’s Child" is Nichelle Nichols’ debut novel. learn more →
Dr. Anne Innis Dagg: The Jane Goodall of Giraffes
Dr. Anne Innis Dagg is a Canadian zoologist who is known for studying giraffes. She was born in 1933 in Toronto. Dr. Innis Dagg wrote a memoir in 2006 about her trip to Africa to study giraffes in the 50s called Pursuing Giraffe: a 1950s Adventure. In 2018, a documentary was made about her called The Woman Who Loved Giraffes. learn more →
The UN's International Day of Women and Girls in Science
On December 22, 2015, the General Assembly of the United Nations decided to establish an annual international day to recognize the critical role women and girls play in science and technology. Read all about it in this post. learn more →
February 12, 2021
February is Black History Month! For this installment of our Depictions of Women in STEM series,... read more
February 01, 2021
On December 22, 2015, the General Assembly of the United Nations decided to establish an annual... read more
Supporting Coding Careers for BIPOC, Women and Non-Binary People- Lighthouse Labs’ New BC Reskilling ProjectJanuary 21, 2021
In this blog post we talk to Lighthouse Labs Director of Government Relations Stephanie Wilson... read more
February 24, 2021
The Entrepreneurial Lifestyle for Women in STEM
Join SCWIST for a workshop with Heather Gamble. Through a storytelling format, Heather will share the first model of a procurement program that can possibly bring systematic change for women owned STEM based businesses.
February 24, 2021
From Difficult to Effective Conversations
Initiating and managing a difficult conversation is a crucial management skill. Most of us would cringe, avoid, delay, procrastinate, anything to make it go away. Having a difficult conversation is never easy, but it can be thoughtful, respectful and even productive.
February 25, 2021
The Future of Tech (All Girls) - Grade 11
As technology continues to evolve in our daily lives, we are able to leverage new technologies for new applications. The Future of Tech creates the bridge and identifies the differences between electrical and computer engineering through hands-on workshops. Engineering students share ideas and perceptions bringing you closer to this exciting domain.
March 03, 2021
Womxn Leading Globally in Cybersecurity
Join the University of Ottawa to explore the labour, gender, and diversity gap in cyber security and how to close that gap.
March 05, 2021
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