WWEST Blog

  • Media Depictions of Women: An UpdateMedia Depictions of Women: An Update
    How is the media doing 2 years after we first wrote about the representation of women? Spoiler alert: Not a lot better.

  • Women Deliver Conference 2019Women Deliver Conference 2019
    At the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, more than 6,000 leaders, influencers, advocates, academics, activists, and journalists will come to Vancouver with the hopes of accelerating progress for girls and women everywhere.

  • Science Odyssey 2019Science Odyssey 2019
    Science Odyssey is a two week-long celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. It’s a Canadian festival that takes place in May every year. This year it’s taking place from May 4 to 19, and includes many STEM activities, demonstrations, and even conferences. It’s powered by NSERC and is a collaboration of many science outreach programs.

  • 4 Ways to Create Equality in the Workplace for Women4 Ways to Create Equality in the Workplace for Women
    Did you know that there are more CEOs named John than there are CEOs that are women? It is 2017 and the work force is still biased towards men. There are many ways that companies could work to correct the issue. Here are four relatively simple ways to create more equality in the workplace.

  • AI4All is Seeking Project and Program MentorsAI4All is Seeking Project and Program Mentors
    AI4All is now recruiting graduate students in the SFU School of Computing Science for Invent the Future, a 2-week summer enrichment program for grade 10 and 11 young women.