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International Women in Engineering Day is June 23, 2018

International Women in Engineering Day is an international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focuses attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry. It celebrates the outstanding achievements of women engineers throughout the world. Once again in 2018, we are under UNESCO patronage.  

Taking place annually on 23 June, it's your day, so get involved! In 2018, the INWED 2018 theme of 'Raising The Bar'. @INWED1919 #INWED18 #RaisingTheBar

For more information, visit:

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CCWESTT Past President Dr. Liette Vasseur appointed to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO

The Canada Council for the Arts is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Liette Vasseur as President and Mireille Apollon as Vice-President of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO). They will take up these roles in June and September 2018 respectively.

The announcement was made today by Simon Brault, Director and CEO of the Canada Council, during the Commission’s Annual General Meeting. Since its creation in 1957, the CCUNESCO has been operating under the authority of the Canada Council for the Arts. An Executive Committee composed of representatives from civil society and government stakeholders oversees CCUNESCO’s activities and provides strategic guidance.

Simon Brault seizes the opportunity to thank Dr. Christina Cameron and Danika Billie Littlechild, the outgoing President and Vice-President, for their outstanding support over the past couple of years.

Read the full Press Release HERE.






Save the Date: CCWESTT 2020

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Save the Date!  CCWESTT 2020 will be held in Winnipeg, MB from May 21 to 23, 2020!  It's never to early to start planning your trip to Winnipeg

CCWESTT 2018 Membership Dues Are Now Due

The Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CCWESTT) would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support over the past 12 months. We value all contributions to CCWESTT, and memberships make up the lifeblood of our organization. Your involvement is extremely important to us and very much appreciated.

We hope that you’ll take this time to renew your membership and remain a part of our community. It couldn’t be easier! Just fill out the applicable online form - Membership Renewal Form - Organizations OR Membership Renewal Form - Individuals - and pay by cheque or credit card (NEW) Questions?  Our staff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. are ready to help.

The 2018 DiscoverE Global Marathon - The Future is Now: Inspiring Women in Engineering and Technology

This free, five-week series of online conversations is a virtual mentorship and social collaboration to unite, inspire, and champion women pursuing an education or career in engineering and technology.

Each Wednesday, starting March 7th and ending on April 4th, an accomplished group of panelists from around the globe will address a different, relevant topic affecting women in the early stages of their professional career. 

You can find more information at and in the accompanying flyer.