EGEST Conference

September 20, 2018

On September 20th in Waterloo, Ontario, the Engendering Success in STEM (ESS) Consortium will hold a collaborative knowledge sharing event entitled “Excellence and Gender Equity in Science and Technology (EGEST).

The ESS Consortium ( is a unique partnership between research scientists in social, developmental, and organizational psychology along with academics in philosophy, engineering, and computer science, working in collaboration with partners in education and industry, to develop evidence-based practices for promoting gender inclusion in STEM.

They’re thrilled to offer an exciting day with the following invited speakers presenting on the development of implicit gender bias, implicit bias in organizations, reduction of implicit gender bias, importance of gender diversity, and fostering belonging in STEM.

In addition to these invited addresses, they will feature two panel discussions and a poster session. The day will conclude with a reception for all participants and attendees of the conference.


If you plan to attend, please register at the University of Waterloo EGEST Conference host site, HERE, by August 20th, 2018.

For more details about the event including the program and helpful information on hotel and transportation, please visit the 2018 EGEST Conference website hosted by the University of Waterloo at the following link: