WWEST Blog

  • Depictions of Women in STEM: Hazel Brownlee-WellingtonDepictions of Women in STEM: Hazel Brownlee-Wellington
    It’s Pride again in Vancouver which means it’s time for a special Pride edition of our Media Depictions of Women in STEM series. This month we aren’t talking about a woman, but instead a thirteen-year-old girl named Hazel Brownlee-Wellington from the book Hazel’s Theory of Evolution.

  • How Girl Guides are Closing the Gender Gap in STEMHow Girl Guides are Closing the Gender Gap in STEM
    In this post, we're exploring how Girl Guides are closing the gender gap in STEM with their programming.

  • Depictions of Women in STEM: Dr. Dottie KingDepictions of Women in STEM: Dr. Dottie King
    This month we’re doing something a little different for a media depictions of women in STEM post. For Indigenous History Month we're covering a story from "Love Beyond Body, Space & Time," which is an Indigenous LGBT speculative fiction anthology.

  • Girls of Google: 5 Inspiring Success Stories of Women and their Careers at GoogleGirls of Google: 5 Inspiring Success Stories of Women and their Careers at Google
    This blog post gives a recap of the highlights from the A Day in the Life: Google Career Stories session presented by AnitaB.org during their annual Grace Hopper Celebration event. The session was centered on the stories of 5 successful women in tech working for Google and their career journeys.

  • 7 Indigenous People in STEM You Should Know7 Indigenous People in STEM You Should Know
    Innovation, resilience, and collaboration know no borders, and since June is National Indigenous History Month, we are amplifying the voices of Indigenous Two-spirit folks and Indigenous women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Read about 7 fabulous and inspiring Indigenous people in STEM.