WWEST Blog

  • Depictions of Women in STEM: Nomi MarksDepictions of Women in STEM: Nomi Marks
    It’s that time of year again where we do our special pride edition of our Depictions of Women in STEM in the Media series. When Netflix premiered the show Sense8 no one really knew what to expect. What we got was weird and wonderful and gave us a representation of a trans character in STEM, in Nomi Marks, portrayed by a trans actress, Jamie Clayton.

  • Supporting Women in TradesSupporting Women in Trades
    When it comes to advancing women, the trades are 20 years behind other Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields. What can be done?

  • Depictions of Women in STEM: Honey Lemon and Go Go TomagoDepictions of Women in STEM: Honey Lemon and Go Go Tomago
    This month for our Depictions of Women in STEM blog post we’re doing something a little different and profiling two women from an animated movie.

  • 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.