Canadian Scientist Donna Strickland Shares Nobel Physics Prize
By: Ivan Semeniuk, The Globe and Mail - October 2, 2018
Canada’s newest Nobel Prize winner, Donna Strickland, ‘just wanted to do something fun’.
LeanIn.Org and McKinsey release report: Women in the Workplace 2018
By: McKinsey, in partnership with LeanIn.Org
Companies report that they are highly committed to gender diversity. But that commitment has not translated into meaningful progress. The proportion of women at every level in corporate America has hardly changed. Progress isn’t just slow. It’s stalled.
CCUNESCO releases report: Report on Activities 2017-2018
By: the Canadian Commission for UNESCO
CWESTT is pleased to announce that the Canadian Commission for UNESCO has released its Report on Activities 2017-18.
WWEST releases report: Women in STEM in Yukon
By: the Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WWEST) Associate Chair at Yukon College
Yukon women and girls are showing a high interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields of study and careers, and there is a high level of employment for women in these fields in Yukon. However, this is not always reflected in management positions, successful scholarship applications, or levels of research funding.
CAF-FCA releases report: FIATT Project Evaluation
By: the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum
CAF-FCA has released a report summarizing the evaluation results from the Flexibility and Innovation in Apprenticeship Technical Training (FIATT) project.