"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.
UNESCO releases report: Cracking the code: Girls’ and women’s education in STEM
UNESCO's Cracking The Code: Girls' and women's education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) report aims to ‘crack the code’, or to decipher the factors that hinder or facilitate girls’ and women’s participation, achievement and continuation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
Thank You for Making CCWESTT2018 Such a Success!
By: Lianne Lefsrud and Anjum Mullick, Co-Chairs CCWESTT2018
This three-day national event, brought together subject matter experts, employers, CEOs/presidents, government representatives, and women in SETT (Science, Engineering, Trades, and Technology) at all phases of their career life-cycle to share their knowledge and experience around diversity and inclusion. Our flexible theme of “Learn. Grow. Act.” included the sharing current and emerging research and best practices, offering powerful professional development, and gaining practical solutions to the challenges faced regarding attraction, promotion, and retention of women in SETT.
CCWESTT Past President Dr. Liette Vasseur appointed to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO
By: Ashley Tardif-Bennett, Canada Council for the Arts - June 06, 2018
The Canada Council for the Arts is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Liette Vasseur as President and Mireille Apollon as Vice-President of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO). They will take up these roles in June and September 2018 respectively.