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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.

ProGRES Releases New Video for Women in Engineering or Promoting Girls in Research in Engineering and Sustainability

By: ProGRES, or Promoting Girls in Research in Engineering and Sustainability

ProGRES, or Promoting Girls in Research in Engineering and Sustainability, was initiated in 2017 to promote engineering research and interest among young women in high school. Through ProGRES, high school girls in Grades 11 and 12 have the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research projects independently with faculty researchers and women student mentors, and the ProGRES students also meet many women engineers in various industrial sectors in our province.