WWEST Blog

  • Words Have Power: Avoiding Exclusionary Job AdvertisementsWords Have Power: Avoiding Exclusionary Job Advertisements
    How can job advertisements appeal to a diverse hiring pool by changing the words they use to describe new positions and what hiring managers are looking for?

  • Dr. Theresa Tam and COVID-19Dr. Theresa Tam and COVID-19
    If you’re keeping up with the COVID-19 news another name you might recognize is Dr. Theresa Tam. Dr. Tam has been the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada since June 26, 2017.

  • Depictions of Women in STEM: Dr. Jane FosterDepictions of Women in STEM: Dr. Jane Foster
    With so much free time on my hands lately, I rewatched the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and as I did I found myself paying more attention to the women in STEM. Dr. Jane Foster was particularly interesting because she has a different career in both the comics and the movies, and she seems to be used as a plot device in both.

  • Science Activities for KidsScience Activities for Kids
    With everyone social distancing and staying at home right now, it can be hard to keep kids entertained while still trying to educate them. One thing that could keep them busy and happy while also helping them learn is to do science activities.

  • Dr. Bonnie Henry and COVID-19Dr. Bonnie Henry and COVID-19
    COVID-19 has taken over the news lately, and here in British Columbia we’ve all been awaiting daily updates from Dr. Bonnie Henry.