May 4: Step-Up Workshop: Academic Advancement Strategies for Women in STEM

Calling all women Assistant or Associate Professors in STEM in Canada!
Are you preparing for tenure or promotion? Want to learn more about how you can get ready to face this next step in your career? Join us at the Step-up Workshop to learn Academic Advancement Strategies for Women in STEM.

The WWEST Chair in conjunction with the NSERC CWSE National Network and Simon Fraser University, invite you to apply to attend the Step-up Workshop, a national workshop for women who are Assistant and Associate Professors in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and are looking ahead to tenure and promotion. Get advice, support, and information on this strategic next step in your career.

Who: Women Assistant or Associate Professors in STEM fields from across Canada.
What: A unique opportunity to look ahead to tenure and promotion – get advice and support to chart your path ahead.
Where: Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.
When: Friday May 4, 2018. Opening reception and CV Review Sessions on May 3, 2018.
Why: Mentor, learn, network, and get advice from senior faculty and administrators.

Cost and Availability

30 spaces are available for this session. 15 of these are reserved for SFU faculty (all campuses combined).
Thanks to the generous support of the NSERC CWSE National Network, there is no registration cost for this event.

Travel and Accommodations: Click Here

Travel bursaries are available for those who are traveling to attend the workshop, and WWEST will arrange accommodations for those who require them. Please indicate that you are interested in travel and/or accommodations when you register. All attendees will be responsible for making their own travel arrangements, but WWEST will handle hotel bookings. Please note that late cancellations (on or after April 20) or no shows will be billed for the full cost of expenses incurred on their behalf.

Parking & Venue Information: (coming soon)

Registration: Click Here

Agenda: Click Here

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Thank you to our sponsors:

SFU’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion collaboration and the Office of the Vice-President, Academic

SFU's Office of the Dean of Applied Sciences

National Network of NSERC Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering