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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.

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.

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.

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’.

Engineers Canada releases report: 2018 National Membership Report

By: Engineers Canada

The Engineers Canada’s 2018 National Membership report gathers annual information on the provincial and territorial engineering regulators’ membership, providing timely and accurate information about the engineering profession in Canada. This year’s report presents data from the 2017 calendar year and indicates steady growth of the profession.