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MCWESTT is Hosting CCWESTT 2020!!!

By: 2020 CCWESTT Biennial Conference Planning Team - January 29, 2019

Wondering why you haven't heard about MCWESTT 2019? That's because... we are hosting CCWESTT 2020!!!

MCWESTT is so excited to be hosting the national biennial conference for the Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology in May 2020! The conference will bring together attendees from all over Canada in the heart of the continent to engage in important conversations; advance the role of women in engineering, science, trades and technology; and to inspire change.

We need your help to make this happen!

Pay Gap Between Women, Men in Canadian Tech Jobs is Nearly $20K Per Year: Study

By: Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press - January 23, 2019

Women in Canadian tech jobs, with a bachelor's degree or higher, earn nearly $20,000 less a year than their male counterparts — and that pay gap can be just as stark for visible minority and Indigenous tech workers, a new study says.  

CCWESTT’s Recent Accomplishments

By: Neemee Batstone, CCWESTT President - January 31, 2019

CCWESTT would like to update our membership on some of our recent accomplishments and activities...

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. 

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.