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.
30 by 30 Initiative in 30 Second Sound Bites
By: Anna Gkalimani, EIT and OSPE Women in Engineering Advocacy Champions Task Force (WE ACT) member - September 11, 2018
OSPE’s Blog on ‘30 by 30 Initiative in 30 Second Sound Bites’ profiles Jeanette Southwood, P.Eng., Susan MacDougall, P. Eng., Kathy Tarnai-Lokhorst, P.Eng., Kathy Baig, P.Eng., Shelly Deitner, P. Eng., on their work on 30 by 30.
Gender Summit 11 North America releases report: Towards a New Normal
By: the Gender Summit 11 Regional Steering Committee
The Outcomes from Gender Summit 11 report entitled "Towards a New Normal" provides confirmation of the current climate for change and an overview of some initiatives already underway in Canada, the United States and beyond. It is intended as a resource for maintaining and building on the momentum for change for the Gender Summit community and other advocates for EDI in research and innovation.
"Engineering Changes Lives” - Doubling the Number of Women Entering Engineering by 2030
By: Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba - May 3, 2018
Only 15 per cent of newly licensed engineers in Manitoba are women – lower than nearly every other professionally-accredited occupation. Gender inequality is the biggest diversity gap facing engineering in Manitoba.
NSERC Chairs release report: Analysis of the Distribution of Gender in STEM Fields in Canada
By: the NSERC Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering
The report, Analysis of the Distribution of Gender in STEM Fields in Canada, takes a look at the percentages of women in STEM fields in the various regions of Canada.