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Wonders of Web 3

August 05, 2022

Wonders of Web 3

Get the key takeaways from F3STIVAL on all things web3. Discussions topics included exploring what is blockchain, crypto, DeFi, NFT, and DAO. We will be discussing the top tips to better our understanding of these topics with the expertise of women leading the way.


QSEA Girls - Engineering Biomaterials

August 08, 2022

QSEA Girls - Engineering Biomaterials

With eco-conscious plastic alternatives hitting store shelves, perhaps you've wondered about the science behind these new materials? In this program, participants currently in Grades 3-4 will learn about the use of these innovative materials across various domains of life, from healthcare to entrepreneurial pursuits!


QSEA Girls - Coding and a Healthy Life (virtual)

August 08, 2022

QSEA Girls - Coding and a Healthy Life (virtual)

Take a look at engineering solutions to support every day life including mental health and active living. Participants currently in Grades 5-6 will be guided through a variety of hands-on engineering activities aimed at highlighting the emerging use of technology in healthcare fields.


QSEA Girls - Engineering your Ecosystem

August 15, 2022

QSEA Girls - Engineering your Ecosystem

From global ecosystems to our own backyards, ecosystems big and small are influenced by our everyday actions. Participants currently in Grades 1-2 will learn about the interconnectivity of the world through engaging technology and hands-on activities!


Summer Camp #girls learning code

August 15, 2022

Summer Camp #girls learning code

We are excited to have you join us for FOUR fun-filled days of coding! Each day will include a mix of unplugged (tech free!) and hands-on coding based activities. From creating games and designing characters using Scratch to creating their own website, learners will experience a wide range of computer science based activities!


Audit 8 Different Areas of Life

August 17, 2022

Audit 8 Different Areas of Life

In this workshop, Coach Amritha will walk you through The Wheel of Life exercise. You will gain insight into where you are right now in every area of your life, what you value most, and where you want to be (your preferred endpoint). With this information, you will be able to start implementing the change and identify priorities for change in a specific area of life.


Making future-based decisions: WinSETT community event

August 25, 2022

Making future-based decisions: WinSETT community event

Join us for a conversation on your future self -- and learn some techniques and insights that you can apply right away to accelerate your success and happiness -- no matter what level of experience you have, or which industry or type of workplace you're in. Everyone is welcome!


The Girls In Tech Conference

September 07, 2022

The Girls In Tech Conference

You’ll learn something new, be empowered to drive change in the industry, and make exciting connections. Here, you can have real, meaningful conversations, catch speakers after their presentations for a quick chat, grow your network of trailblazing women, and get fired up about issues that matter. Whatever you do and wherever you’re at, there’s a place for you at The Girls in Tech Conference.


Leading From the Middle - Increase Your Impact and Influence

September 12, 2022

Leading From the Middle - Increase Your Impact and Influence

Understanding who you are and how you add unique value is key to influencing both your employees and Senior Leadership, key competencies for those leading from the middle. In this introductory webinar, you’ll begin to uncover all the tools you already have to create a lasting impact and learn why “Different is Better than Better”!


ICWSET 2022: International Conference on Women in Science, Engineering and Technology

September 20, 2022

ICWSET 2022: International Conference on Women in Science, Engineering and Technology

This conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Women in Science, Engineering and Technology. It also provides a platform to present and discuss recent innovations, trends, concerns, practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted.


Women in Engineering International Leadership Summit

September 24, 2022

Women in Engineering International Leadership Summit

With “STEM powered Leadership” as the theme, the summit aims at inspiring, engaging, and empowering women in STEM. IEEE WIE International Leadership Summit is launched as a part of IEEE WIE’s portfolio of global initiatives that provide opportunities for networking, mentorship, and collaboration.


Public Summit of the Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

October 19, 2022

Public Summit of the Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

This two-day event is an open forum for those in the higher education ecosystem to collaboratively identify, discuss, and elevate innovative and effective approaches for addressing and preventing sexual harassment. There will be a combination of panel discussions, expert presentations, and a poster session through which attendees can share research and novel ideas and practices currently being explored or implemented.


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    QSEA Girls - Taste of Engineering

    August 03, 2022

    QSEA Girls - Taste of Engineering

    In this program, participants currently in Grades 7-8 will explore engineering through a delicious new lens! Participants will get first-hand experience of the wide array of applications that engineering has to offer. From chemical reactions, materials sciences, and production processes, this program is sure to be a treat!


    Certification, Continuing Education, and Upskilling

    July 28, 2022

    Certification, Continuing Education, and Upskilling

    The days of earning a degree being enough to get you through your entire career are long gone! Through presentations, guest speakers, panel discussions, and more, you can stay up to date with the info that will help ensure you continue moving toward your defined career success.


    Beyond Pride Month: How to be a great LGBTQ + Ally at home and work

    July 26, 2022

    Beyond Pride Month: How to be a great LGBTQ + Ally at home and work

    Join us for July’s WinSETT Community event, where we will speak to a parent who experienced a ‘crash course’ in Allyship in her own home! Whether you identify as a member of the LGBTQ+ community or an aspiring ally, you’ll find plenty of actionable insights in this free live online conversation.


    Employee Resource Group Implementation Workshop

    July 25, 2022

    Employee Resource Group Implementation Workshop

    We will outline how to implement and manage an effective and impactful Employee Resource Group (ERG) for women in your organization. Led by the co-founder of Women in Consulting Engineering (WCE), this workshop will be interactive and leave you with action items to create meaningful change in your organization.


    QSEA Girls - Engineering Our Waterways

    July 25, 2022

    QSEA Girls - Engineering Our Waterways

    Queen's campus is situated on Lake Ontario, providing the perfect environment to introduce a variety of engineering disciplines centered on the wonders of water - from our lakes to our taps. This program for those currently in Grades 5 - 6 will stimulate creative problem-solving skills through hands-on engineering labs. Get to know Earth's greatest resource!


    QSEA Girls - Engineering our Environment (virtual)

    July 25, 2022

    QSEA Girls - Engineering our Environment (virtual)

    This session for those currently in Grades 3 - 4 will introduce a variety of engineering disciplines from an eco-conscious perspective to help your child grow their creative problem-solving skills! Participants will be guided through a variety of hands-on engineering activities and engaging coding to spark a budding passion for STEM in your child!


    QSEA Girls - Engineering Our Waterways

    July 18, 2022

    QSEA Girls - Engineering Our Waterways

    Queen's campus is situated on Lake Ontario, providing the perfect environment to introduce a variety of engineering disciplines centered on the wonders of water - from our lakes to our taps. This program for those currently in Grades 5 - 6 will stimulate creative problem-solving skills through hands-on engineering labs. Get to know Earth's greatest resource!


    QSEA Girls - Engineering Biomaterials

    July 11, 2022

    QSEA Girls - Engineering Biomaterials

    With eco-conscious plastic alternatives hitting store shelves, perhaps you've wondered about the science behind these new materials? In this program, participants currently in Grades 3-4 will learn about the use of these innovative materials across various domains of life, from healthcare to entrepreneurial pursuits!


    QSEA Girls - Engineering your Ecosystem

    July 04, 2022

    QSEA Girls - Engineering your Ecosystem

    From global ecosystems to our own backyards, ecosystems big and small are influenced by our everyday actions. Participants currently in Grades 1-2 will learn about the interconnectivity of the world through engaging technology and hands-on activities!


    App Dev Summer Camp - Online

    June 27, 2022

    The App Dev Summer Camp features fun, engaging workshops on app development using Thunkable, which is a drag-and-drop app builder. In this week-long camp, coders ranging from Grade 4-7 will learn how to plan, design, and code a random food picker app!


    SCWIST Annual General Meeting

    June 22, 2022

    SCWIST Annual General Meeting

    The 41st SCWIST AGM will be held on Zoom. All members and interested individuals are welcome to attend. We will discussed/agreed upon various topics during the meeting.


    Diversity in Engineering and Science - SCWIST Quantum Leaps

    June 16, 2022

    Diversity in Engineering and Science - SCWIST Quantum Leaps

    Meet four women engineers and scientists with diverse specializations - in environment, communication and medical fields! They will be able to provide different perspectives and share their unique experience in their field.


    JavaScript with HTML and CSS #ladies learning code

    June 11, 2022

    JavaScript with HTML and CSS #ladies learning code

    Javascript is a powerful language used to create interactive web and mobile applications. We will be reviewing HTML and CSS and explore some JavaScript fundamental concepts. We will focus on understanding how JavaScript interacts with both tools while creating a dynamic project. At the end of the workshop you will be able to design your own interactive website using all 3 technologies!


    Women in AI Ethics Mid-Year Summit - The Future of AI

    June 08, 2022

    Women in AI Ethics Mid-Year Summit - The Future of AI

    This event will showcase multidisciplinary talent in this space by featuring career journeys and work of women as well as non-binary folks from diverse backgrounds building the future of AI. It will include social media content, blog posts, and interviews featuring activists, artists, anthropologists, philosophers, policy makers, social scientists, researchers, and others making meaningful contributions to AI.


    Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference

    June 06, 2022

    Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference

    The vision for the conference is to provide mid-level and senior-level women with the opportunity to create communities that fuel innovation, facilitate knowledge sharing and provide support through highly interactive sessions designed to foster discussion and collaboration.


    SCWIST Annual Career Fair

    June 03, 2022

    SCWIST Annual Career Fair

    Join us for an interactive job fair focused on connecting employers and recruiters in STEM to Canadian women and underrepresented groups. This year's job fair programming will be geared for early-career professionals seeking internship/employment opportunities and for established professionals interested in transitioning to leadership roles.


    DIY Bath Bombs

    May 28, 2022

    DIY Bath Bombs

    Get ready for fizzy fun: we are making bath bombs! It often takes more than six months and a team of chemists to develop personal care products. We will make bath bombs while learning about product development and the chemistry behind these fizzy products!


    How women in SETT can show up more authentically: WinSETT community event

    May 27, 2022

    How women in SETT can show up more authentically: WinSETT community event

    Join us for this conversation with engineer, strategic thinker, and WinSETT Board member Katherine Sinex as we explore the constant balancing act that is worklife, homelife, career, and self. Everyone is welcome!


    Creating and Coding in CoSpaces #girls learning code

    May 21, 2022

    Creating and Coding in CoSpaces #girls learning code

    Create your own virtual world using CoSpaces! In this workshop, we’ll use CoSpaces to build our own 3D creations, animate them with code (using block-based coding), and explore them in Virtual or Augmented Reality. This workshop is for girls ages 9-12 + Guardian, no experience required.


    STEMConnect Panel

    May 19, 2022

    STEMConnect Panel

    Middle and High school-aged girls and gender-expansive youth will meet Techbridge Girls Role Models during this 1.5-hour panel. Together youth will get to hear the stories of women in STEM and are invited to bring their own questions to learn about our Role Models' journeys and about what they are doing now.


    Impostor Syndrome: What Is It and What Impact Does It Have?

    May 19, 2022

    Impostor Syndrome: What Is It and What Impact Does It Have?

    A virtual workshop exploring what impostor syndrome is, who it affects, and the best practices for addressing it.


    Take Charge of Your Career

    May 18, 2022

    Take Charge of Your Career

    Hear from Nokia leaders Sarah Acosta, Shilpi Dave & Heidi Adams as they share career experience & advice in an ever-changing environment. These women in tech will discuss how to advocate for yourself to further your career, whether this involves getting added to a particular project, asking for a raise, or seeking a new role or promotion.


    A Conversation on Compensation - Speaker Series

    May 17, 2022

    A Conversation on Compensation - Speaker Series

    A panel discussion with 3 phenomenal panelists who will share their journey to leadership and address a number of questions related to compensation, how to navigate negotiation and ultimately how to empower women to get what they want and deserve.


    Split Super Women: How to Organically Build Diversity and Culture

    May 17, 2022

    Split Super Women: How to Organically Build Diversity and Culture

    Hear from amazing women in Split’s product, engineering, and customer success teams who will be speaking at the WomenTech Conference. Each comes from diverse backgrounds, and have carved their own paths in the world of tech. We hope by sharing the lessons we’ve learned, that it can also help others navigate their own careers in tech and find solidarity in pursuing DEI initiatives.


    Gender Equality Summit, Trailblazing Women

    May 17, 2022

    Tune in to hear from thought leaders who have used their platform to spark change in their respective fields. These trailblazing women lift as they rise, share the spotlight, and show others how to do the same. This year’s summit, is an extraordinary, free, one-day event designed to inspire and empower us all — women and allies— on the path to gender equality.


    Report Launch: Improving Representation in Clinical Trials and Research

    May 17, 2022

    Report Launch: Improving Representation in Clinical Trials and Research

    Release Webinar for Improving Representation in Clinical Trials and Research: Building Research Equity for Women and Underrepresented Groups


    Closing the Knowledge-Implementation Gap in Conservation Science

    May 16, 2022

    Closing the Knowledge-Implementation Gap in Conservation Science

    Join us for a Closing the Knowledge-Implementation Gap in Conservation Science ("Brown Bag Event") meet and greet! This virtual event will provide an informal, virtual setting to bring your questions and gain insight from people working on different conservation and environmental programs.


    NCWIT vSummit on Women and IT 2022

    May 16, 2022

    Get ready for conversations, Q&As, on-demand videos, and more! Connect with educators, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and social scientists from across industries and disciplines. Fully immerse yourself in research-based recommendations and peer-to-peer discussions to further your efforts in creating inclusive cultures.


    JavaScript Basics #ladies learning code

    May 14, 2022

    JavaScript Basics #ladies learning code

    JavaScript is everywhere these days…From web applications to machine learning, you name it! Join us and explore VR as a tool for positive change. We'll research existing examples of VR for Good, then brainstorm and frame real-world problems that can be tackled using VR. This workshop is designed for beginners.


    Code Words with Python #girls learning code

    May 14, 2022

    Code Words with Python #girls learning code

    What powers robots, makes video games, and brings you all the cat videos on YouTube? The answer is.. Python! In this beginner-friendly workshop, we'll cover essential terms in the Python language all while focusing on how an everyday computer operates and understands input. You'll have the opportunity to practice your Python skills through building a safe password generator, and will leave with some online safety tips!


    Homemade Nanoparticles

    May 14, 2022

    Homemade Nanoparticles

    Nanoparticles are used in healthcare to deliver medicine to targeted body areas, environmental science to create wires for solar cells, and aerospace engineering for aircraft wings. Typically, nanoparticles are invisible to the human eye. In this session, we will use our microwaves to make nanoparticles that are highly luminescent and visible under UV light!


    CCWESTT Conference 2022

    May 12, 2022

    CCWESTT Conference 2022

    The 2022 conference theme is Reach for the Stars: Creating Impact Together. The conference highlights activities by member organizations, industry partners and government initiatives that are working towards a more diverse SETT workforce in Canada.


    Science Rendezvous Kingston 2022

    May 07, 2022

    Science Rendezvous Kingston 2022

    Celebrate science and honour our amazing Kingston-area researchers & scientists! From May 4-22 you’re invited to hundreds of free virtual and in-person events! Whether you’re 9 or 90, you’ll learn, have fun and be inspired by the wonder and possibilities of science, technology and engineering. There is something for everyone!


    Rocket Science

    May 07, 2022

    Rocket Science

    This isn’t rocket science. Oh wait, it is! Did you know that it takes 5-15 years to design and build a rocket? We will explore rocket parts and aerodynamics while we construct model rockets!


    Negotiation, the conversation art of asking for more - Career Development Webinar

    May 05, 2022

    Negotiation, the conversation art of asking for more - Career Development Webinar

    Negotiation has multiple parts to successfully asking for what you want, starting with getting in the right mindset and what to prepare for when you do make any big asks. This panel of expert speakers will provide curated tips, followed by Q&A.


    Peer Connect - Support Group

    April 30, 2022

    Peer Connect - Support Group

    With the current global stressors we would invite you to join this support group to carve out time for yourself and your mental health in these times. The exact discussion items, insights and takeaways emerge from experiences shared by those joining the group. There would be no featured speaker but the discussion and topic transitions would be facilitated by SWE Toronto host.


    Learn Coding with CodeJoy - Girls and STEAM

    April 30, 2022

    Learn Coding with CodeJoy - Girls and STEAM

    Join Science World and CodeJoy for an introduction to the world of coding. In this workshop designed for coders of all levels, you will learn about the basics of coding position and rotation motors using block-based coding, similar to Scratch or Makecode followed by a live Q&A session!


    Digestive Systems

    April 30, 2022

    Digestive Systems

    Borborygmi! That’s the name of the sound your digestive system makes when gas, food, or liquid moves through the stomach and intestines. We will make digestive tract models, learn how the digestive system works, and discover why we hear borborygmi.


    Dive in the Intricate Industry of Water Treatment and Management - SWE Speaks

    April 27, 2022

    Dive in the Intricate Industry of Water Treatment and Management - SWE Speaks

    Join us as we discuss the water industry, and the role women are playing in shaping its future. Our 4 panelists will share their experiences finding success in this industry, through research, management and project execution.


    Toward Respectful and Inclusive Workplaces

    April 27, 2022

    Toward Respectful and Inclusive Workplaces

    An Inclusive Workplace is when ALL employees have the opportunity to reach their full potential. Change can only be made if organizations start to listen, understand and devise solutions that will address the barriers that women and other minority groups face.


    Building a VR Prototype for Good #girls learning code

    April 23, 2022

    Building a VR Prototype for Good #girls learning code

    We usually think of Virtual Reality (VR) as being used for gaming and storytelling, but VR can also be used to help others! Join us and explore VR as a tool for positive change. We'll research existing examples of VR for Good, then brainstorm and frame real-world problems that can be tackled using VR. This workshop is designed for beginners age 9-12 and a Guardian.


    Wetland in a Pan

    April 23, 2022

    Wetland in a Pan

    Wetlands are one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the world and serve essential functions for humans and wildlife. Wetlands help mitigate floods, provide habitats for animals, and filter water. We will make a wetland in a pan and learn about the importance of wetland conservation and restoration.


    Beyond Beauty - Innovation, Leadership and Resilience

    April 21, 2022

    Beyond Beauty - Innovation, Leadership and Resilience

    Inspiring top leaders at Shiseido Canada share their leadership journey and insights along with what they are doing to support the growth of women's advancement at Shiseido in our exciting speaker series event.


    Recruiting Women In SETT

    April 20, 2022

    Recruiting Women In SETT

    This live, 90-minute interactive Online Special Topic will be led by a professional WinSETT facilitator and include opportunities for discussion, self-assessment, and experience-based learning from others.


    SWE 3P: Empowering ourselves to thrive!

    April 19, 2022

    SWE 3P: Empowering ourselves to thrive!

    SWE 3P stands for - Public Presentation Practice. Speeches, Presentations, and Meetings, Oh My! SWE 3P is underway to help you become more comfortable with these situations, and more! We encourage you to come out and sign up for roles to be able to practice your speaking skills in a safe and supportive atmosphere.


    Cloud in a Jar

    April 16, 2022

    Cloud in a Jar

    Did you know that clouds are not weightless? They can hold millions of gallons of water and weigh 500,00 kilograms. Clouds play an important role in the water cycle, reflect solar radiation from the sun, and have significant implications for pilots. We will be making clouds in jars, learning about the science of clouds, and discussing how clouds affect the aviation industry.


    How Leaders Can Influence Corporate Culture - Career Development Webinar

    April 14, 2022

    How Leaders Can Influence Corporate Culture - Career Development Webinar

    In this webinar leaders: will learn about the importance of corporate culture and the impact it can have on your bottom line, explore specific ways leaders can positively influence their culture and create a thriving team that employees want to be a part of, and share ideas about culture post-pandemic.


    Recruiting Women In SETT

    April 13, 2022

    Recruiting Women In SETT

    This live, 90-minute interactive Online Special Topic will be led by a professional WinSETT facilitator and include opportunities for discussion, self-assessment, and experience-based learning from others.


    Women, Wealth, and Well-Being: A Woman’s Guide to Financial Independence and Empowerment

    April 12, 2022

    Women, Wealth, and Well-Being: A Woman’s Guide to Financial Independence and Empowerment

    Our presenters will share introductory concepts to help women become more empowered with their finances. They'll also share how to take these concepts and apply them to set and define your financial goals for you and your family. Join us as we discuss: women in the world today, building a financial foundation, and creating an independent retirement path.


    How Men can be better allies in SETT workplaces: WinSETT community event

    April 11, 2022

    How Men can be better allies in SETT workplaces: WinSETT community event

    Drs W Brad Johnson and David G Smith, authors of the 'Good Guys: How Men Can be Better Allies for Women in the Workplace' will be joining WinSETT Program Director Erica to share their most important pieces of advice for men -- including how to be a great ally, what NOT to do, and why being an ally to women is a great investment for them.


    Grass Pets

    April 09, 2022

    Grass Pets

    Grass grows on all continents, including Antarctica, and it makes up approximately 26% of the plant life on Earth. We will be make our own grass pets (like chia pets but with grass!) and learn about this widespread and ecologically important plant!


    Allyship For Everyone

    April 06, 2022

    Allyship For Everyone

    For women working in male-dominated careers, more male allies means a greater sense of inclusion. But being an ally is about more than just taking over the situation to “rescue” someone. This 90-minute Online Skill Builder include discussion, self-reflection, and experience-based learning.


    Microaggressions Skill Builder

    March 30, 2022

    Microaggressions Skill Builder

    This live, Online Special Topic will include opportunities for discussion, self-assessment, and experience-based learning from others.


    The Power of Intersectional Engineering Voices in Politics

    March 28, 2022

    In this session, we introduce attendees to the state of engineering representation in politics, and call out barriers that prevent them from engaging in this critical forum. Then, we explore the benefits technical expertise offers and how it can contribute to socio-technological transformation. This is led by three powerful women at different points of the cross-section of STEM and civic engagement.


    Telling YOUR SETT Story: WinSETT community event

    March 28, 2022

    Telling YOUR SETT Story: WinSETT community event

    Join us in exploring how telling the story of your career path can be surprisingly energizing and rewarding. With guest Rebecca White! Rebecca will offer some insights from her own story as well as some tips you can implement right away to illuminate your own SETT story, and an invitation to practice in your community if you so choose!


    Changing the World: Engineering the Future

    March 26, 2022

    Explore why engineering is an amazing career for women who want to change the world, help improve the lives of others and the environment around us, and who like teamwork and problem-solving. Learn what engineering is all about, explore different types of engineering, chat and network with current students, and hear from recent alumni.


    Building Relationships and Credibility - Speaker Series

    March 25, 2022

    Building Relationships and Credibility - Speaker Series

    "It's not about who you know, but what they think of you that matters." Rachna Clavero discusses the impact of leaving a good impression and building relationships as a key enabler of success and shares advice on how to do this effectively.


    WISTEM 5 Minute Thesis – What inspired you?

    March 25, 2022

    Five incredible women in science and engineering offer a glimpse into the rewarding, challenging, and often times unconventional career paths that brought them to where they are today. It is an opportunity for students, professionals, and anyone reflecting on their career to see the potential that exists when you pursue STEM.


    CAE Building Gender Inclusive Workplaces Webinar

    March 24, 2022

    The session will feature gender equity initiatives and best practices, concentrating on the ones to retain women in engineering careers. This will be followed by a panel discussion and an interactive session with the audience to answer questions. This event will also be an opportunity to network and to support women engineers and university students.


    Discover Engineering

    March 24, 2022

    Discover Engineering

    Join us if you are a young adult who is considering a possible change to their educational path or career. Speakers will share insights on diversity and inclusion and overcoming barriers for women and underrepresented groups. Breakout rooms with engineers from a variety of disciplines will be available to explore the diverse career options engineering offers.


    Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on the Future Careers of Women in STEM

    March 23, 2022

    Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on the Future Careers of Women in STEM

    This two-day workshop will convene experts and leaders to inform a national research agenda that ensures academic and federal institutions are prepared to monitor and mitigate the long-term negative impacts of the pandemic on the STEM careers of women—especially women of color. This forward-looking workshop aims to help institutions promote diversity, equity, and inclusion and not exacerbate existing inequities within the STEM enterprise that were further amplified by the pandemic.


    Unconscious Bias: What you need to know

    March 23, 2022

    Unconscious Bias: What you need to know

    This 90-minute Online Special Topic will include discussions, self-reflection, and experience-based learning to help you understand bias.


    One Woman's Journey to Leadership - Career Development Webinar

    March 22, 2022

    One Woman's Journey to Leadership - Career Development Webinar

    Join us for a look into Renee Leclair Smith’s Road towards leadership starting from her time at Dell, Cisco, though SAP then an AI Startup, and ultimately to where she is now, holding the position as Client Engineering Manager at IBM.


    Women in STEM Panel – Carleton

    March 21, 2022

    We will host a panel discussion on women in engineering and their experiences in the field throughout their career. Panelists will answer questions about the career experiences, school experiences, challenges they have faced, their inspirations, and other topics. Attendees can interact by sending questions in, asking questions over video or chat, and joining breakout rooms.


    Transforming Trajectories for Women of Color in Tech: A National Symposium

    March 16, 2022

    Transforming Trajectories for Women of Color in Tech: A National Symposium

    A virtual symposium that will highlight the findings and recommendations of the committee authored consensus study report. The symposium will also serve as an opportunity for key stakeholders to come together to identify opportunities for collective action.


    Send Your Code to Space!

    March 12, 2022

    Send Your Code to Space!

    We’re participating in the European Space Agency’s Astro Pi Challenge! Learn to code a simple program that takes a humidity reading on the International Space Station (ISS). Then, customize it with a personalized message for the astronauts on board! At the end, you’ll receive a certificate showing where exactly the ISS was when your program ran.


    Inspiring Diversity in STEM 2022 Conference

    March 12, 2022

    Inspiring Diversity in STEM 2022 Conference

    The conference will feature an outstanding line up of keynote speakers, academic skills workshops, undergraduate poster competition, graduate program expo, and industry expo.


    2022 Wonder Women Networking Evening

    March 09, 2022

    2022 Wonder Women Networking Evening

    Grow your professional network: meet and mingle with fellow students, professionals, and STEM leaders in Canada! You’ll connect with some incredible “Wonder Women” in STEM who are successful in their fields and passionate about sharing their expertise with the next generation of STEM professionals.


    30 by 30 and Wage Updates

    March 09, 2022

    30 by 30 and Wage Updates

    This presentation will share the research findings and final recommendations from three years of work by APEGA’s EDI team on the barriers that women face in the Engineering and Geosciences workplace in Alberta. Broadly, the results show that men and women experience very different worlds at work. We will share action items to remove the barriers that women experience and aid in shifting the workplace to a more inclusive one.


    Quantum Leaps 2022

    March 08, 2022

    Quantum Leaps 2022

    A workshop series to engage girls in grades 8-12 in science, engineering and technology-related post-secondary education and careers. The 2022 event will take place on March 8th!


    Humber College Champions Women in STEM

    March 08, 2022

    A panel of fearless women and supportive men will share their authentic stories and how there is strength in our differences to bring innovation, productivity, and pride to a more elastic workforce. Join us as we inspire, connect and empower participants to recognize and celebrate International Women’s Day.


    Fundamentals of Respectful and Inclusive Workplaces

    March 08, 2022

    Fundamentals of Respectful and Inclusive Workplaces

    An Inclusive Workplace is when ALL employees have the opportunity to reach their full potential. This 90-minute Online Skill Builder will be led by a professional WinSETT facilitator and include discussion, self-reflection and experience-based learning.


    International Women's Day Celebration

    March 08, 2022

    This virtual event for Queen's members will feature opening remarks from the Smith's School of Business Dean Wanda Costen and a chance to Network with your Queen's Community. We will then invite attendees to participate in the creation of a WordCloud to commemorate the day.


    Water Filtration

    March 05, 2022

    Water Filtration

    Over two thousand years ago, the Greek philosopher Plato wrote about five special polyhedra shapes: the tetrahedron, the cube, the octahedron, the icosahedron, and the dodecahedron. Why have these shapes fascinated mathematicians, artisans and architects throughout the ages? Join us to learn more about the geometric secrets of platonic solids.


    WIE Inspire, WIE Empower Conference

    March 05, 2022

    This online conference is aimed at girls aged 12 to 17. This year’s theme, City of the Future, will help girls understand how technology and engineering will transform our lives in the near future. Expect interactive and insightful workshops, amazing guest speakers, and some more surprises! This event is meant to introduce girls to STEM fields, so no prior experience is required!


    Difficulties Faced by Women Working in STEM During the Pandemic

    March 04, 2022

    Difficulties Faced by Women Working in STEM During the Pandemic

    Come and listen to our panelists as they talk about their experiences: keeping students engaged, continuing research and finishing a PhD, and seeking employment during a pandemic. Through an informal, virtual setting the floor will be opened for others to share their own experiences. We are hoping for it to be a light and interactive session.


    Q-WASE Conference: DOYENNE 2022

    March 04, 2022

    Q-WASE Conference: DOYENNE 2022

    This year’s conference theme is Doyenne. A woman who resembles Doyenne is a badass leader who possesses the trifecta for power: seniority, authority, and rank. Any woman in STEM can become a Doyenne but it takes confidence, support, and experience to be the most knowledgeable, respected, and uniquely skilled woman in a particular field. We hope by the end of this conference, all delegates will leave striving to become the next Doyenne.


    SWE Workshop: Goal Setting That Prioritizes You

    March 02, 2022

    SWE Workshop: Goal Setting That Prioritizes You

    Join us for a workshop focused on goal setting for your personal success. Anne Chauvin, PEO and Certified Coach, will guide us through setting goals that make us grow in our life & career towards what we want with considerations for our unique values and aspirations.


    From Difficult to Effective Conversations

    March 01, 2022

    From Difficult to Effective Conversations

    Having a difficult conversation is never easy, but it can be thoughtful, respectful and even productive. This seminar is focused on understanding a variety of approaches to difficult conversations, including how your habits when it comes to conflict impact how you have difficult conversations.


    Water Filtration

    February 26, 2022

    Water Filtration

    Although water covers 73% of the Earth’s surface, only 3% of it is fresh water. Most of the Earth’s freshwater is frozen in glaciers, found deep underground, or otherwise inaccessible for use. Luckily, water is a renewable resource! Join us to make a water filter and learn about water contamination sources, the water cycle, and water filtration.


    Engineering into the Universe (Online)

    February 24, 2022

    Engineering into the Universe (Online)

    Get ready to blast off into the unknown and discover the science and engineering behind some of the most innovative technology in space. By combining your creativity and design skills, you can ideate and design your own versions of the innovative engineering that is helping us explore the universe and expand our knowledge.


    6 Secrets of the World's Most Successful People

    February 24, 2022

    6 Secrets of the World's Most Successful People

    A 60-minute webinar where I will give the exact strategies the world's accomplished and influential people use to keep their passions alive and clear, to reach higher levels of success and happiness. These strategies are based on the 6 pillars of high-performance, which are clarity, energy, necessity, productivity, influence, and courage.


    Girls and Steam 2022

    February 24, 2022

    Our three day event will be packed with workshops, hands-on activities and panel discussions where girls ages 14-16 will learn about a variety of scientific topics and careers from industry experts at no cost.


    Executive Leadership

    February 22, 2022

    Executive Leadership

    The main objective of this discussion is to increase understanding and awareness of Executive Leadership regarding Indigenous women's barriers in accessing senior management and board positions; and tools to help remove barriers. We are passionate about being in service to Indigenous women by listening, hearing and providing space to share stories.


    Working with Challenging People

    February 22, 2022

    Working with Challenging People

    Develop strategies to work successfully with others and build confidence in navigating those complex relationships.


    Peer Connect - Support Group for Women in Engineering

    February 19, 2022

    Peer Connect - Support Group for Women in Engineering

    This support group is a safe space to discuss and get support on challenges we face in our workplaces and stressors to our mental health as well as learn coping skills and strategies from those who overcame them. The exact discussion items, insights and takeaways emerge from experiences shared by those joining the group.


    Harvard WECode 2022

    February 19, 2022

    Harvard WECode 2022

    Harvard WECode (Women Engineers Code) is a virtual undergraduate conference, held in an effort to cultivate the next generation of technical leaders, foster a community amongst students passionate about tech, and promote inclusivity for young women and non-binary technologists excited to make a change in the world.


    Geoscience Careers: Forge your own path!

    February 16, 2022

    Geoscience Careers: Forge your own path!

    Our Geoscience Career Series continues featuring two female science professionals highlighting their careers in geoscience and diverse paths one can take in (or to!) this field. Learn about surprising career progressions, pivotal tips for students or recent graduates, key advice for women in science, and much more.


    Mental Self-Care for Mamas with Careers

    February 16, 2022

    Mental Self-Care for Mamas with Careers

    Mamas with Careers, it's time to put your mental wellbeing first. Learn how to be kind to your mind for less stress and more joy in life.


    SWE 3P Crash Class: Public Presentation Practice

    February 15, 2022

    SWE 3P Crash Class: Public Presentation Practice

    During this event we will be explaining the basis of our club, as well as trying an improv session! Our mission is to create a comfortable and supportive environment for working professionals to practice their speaking skills. Whether that means prepared speeches, debate, improv, or other seemingly scary situations, we are ready to help!


    Lifting Up Others

    February 15, 2022

    Lifting Up Others

    In this session Vicki will discuss the growing phenomenon of the working poor and how business can change it. Candace will then be talking about how we can support others growth and development through authentic connecting and relating - in any and all environments and capacities.


    Working Collaboratively Across Generations

    February 15, 2022

    Working Collaboratively Across Generations

    Discover and appreciate the similarities and differences across generations in SETT workplaces.


    Snowball Marshmallows

    February 12, 2022

    Snowball Marshmallows

    Did you know that over one billion dollars worth of chocolate and candy is sold each year during Valentine’s Day? Join us to make a wintery Valentine’s Day treat with a food engineer! Learn about the food engineering of gelatin, gums, stabilizers, and make your own snowball marshmallows!


    Coded Bias Film Screening and Discussion

    February 11, 2022

    Coded Bias Film Screening and Discussion

    Coded Bias explores the fallout of MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini´s startling discovery that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces and women accurately, and her journey to push for the first-ever legislation in the U.S. to govern against bias in the algorithms that impact us all. A discussion will follow the screening and will be led by Dr. Shohini Ghose, award-winning Quantum Physicist and NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, Ontario region.


    Mentors and Sponsors

    February 10, 2022

    Mentors and Sponsors

    Having Mentors is supposed to be an important part of your career development – so why do many of us not have them? Join us for this 90-minute online leadership skill builder and explore the research and our experiences with mentorship and sponsorship.


    Transitioning to Industry with a PhD in Engineering

    February 09, 2022

    Transitioning to Industry with a PhD in Engineering

    In the February 2022 edition of SWE Toronto coffee club, we will discuss the career paths possible in the engineering industry with an advanced degree, that is, a PhD in engineering. We will be joined by two panelists, May Marefat, PhD, and Kate Fisch, PhD who share their journey as they traced their career path from academia to industry.


    Queen's University WinSETT's From Difficult to Effective Conversations

    February 09, 2022

    Queen's University WinSETT's From Difficult to Effective Conversations

    Free to invited Queen's FEAS students using promo code. Having a difficult conversation is never easy, but it can be thoughtful, respectful and even productive. This seminar is focused on understanding a variety of approaches to difficult conversations, including how your habits when it comes to conflict impact how you have difficult conversations.


    Women in STEM and trades community event

    February 09, 2022

    Women in STEM and trades community event

    As Valentine's Day nears, we explore related questions with Erica Lee Garcia and Lennis Perez! Come join us for reflection and connection. It's a chance to connect with some of your fellow women in STEM and trades, reflect on our shared experiences, and give each other a little well-deserved encouragement and support. You'll be so glad you did!


    Exploring Communication Styles

    February 08, 2022

    Exploring Communication Styles

    People have different communication styles. To be an effective communicator, we first need to recognize our own style and then learn how to authentically adapt to the styles of others to get your message across by avoiding common communication challenges.


    Heating Homes

    February 05, 2022

    Heating Homes

    Have you ever been in a room that is always too hot or too cold? Windows, doors, insulation, room size, and furnace size affect how much heat is needed to keep a room at a pleasant temperature. Grab your calculators because we will be calculating the amount of heat necessary to keep a room warm and learning the math behind heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.


    Amplify Your Performance Review

    February 03, 2022

    Amplify Your Performance Review

    Join us for a panel discussion on nailing your performance review over cocktail kits from Bar Cart! We want to help you nail your career goals for the year with a lively discussion on amplifying your performance review. Our panelists from Copperleaf and Ram will discuss how to set goals that serve both you and your company, how to ask for constructive feedback, and how to ask for higher compensation.


    What’s Next?!? Goal Setting Made Fun and Easy! - Career Development Webinar

    February 03, 2022

    What’s Next?!? Goal Setting Made Fun and Easy! - Career Development Webinar

    Goal Setting Workshop, with support and ideas towards: Creating your BIG life vision, following your dream, clarity, mapping out life plans, accountability, recommitting to goals, and being possibility focused.


    Navigating Workplace Politics

    February 03, 2022

    Navigating Workplace Politics

    Workplace Politics are the strategies people use in workplace interactions to influence and gain power. Understanding politics and learning the necessary strategies to navigate these politics are crucial for workplace success.


    Compostable Plastic

    January 29, 2022

    Compostable Plastic

    Did you know that over 8 billion kilograms of plastic end up in the oceans each year? That’s 264 kilograms per second! Many eco-friendly plastics are available, but what’s the difference between biodegradable, compostable, and sustainable plastics? We will be making compostable plastic and learning about some eco-friendly plastics that are not so eco-friendly after all.


    QU Scientista Conference - Limitless : Growing in STEMM

    January 29, 2022

    QU Scientista Conference - Limitless : Growing in STEMM

    Please join us for an empowering day consisting of a discussion panel, keynote speech, and interactive workshops featuring speakers across different sectors of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine. Through this event, we hope to showcase the limitless opportunities STEMM has to offer. We aspire to provide engaging and thought-provoking conversations to ensure self-identifying women, gender non-conforming individuals, and allies in STEMM feel confident and empowered on their paths to success.


    Financial Well Being for Women - Managing your Finances with Confidence

    January 27, 2022

    Financial Well Being for Women - Managing your Finances with Confidence

    In this session we will discuss the financial challenges women face, Ivan will share an overview of financial products available in Canada and how to plan for financial goals whether it be planning for retirement or buying a house. The goal is to empower women within the SWE Toronto community to take the first step towards managing their finances with confidence.


    From Difficult to Effective Conversations

    January 27, 2022

    From Difficult to Effective Conversations

    Having a difficult conversation is never easy, but it can be thoughtful, respectful and even productive. This seminar is focused on understanding a variety of approaches to difficult conversations, including how your habits when it comes to conflict impact how you have difficult conversations.


    Peer Connect - Support Group for Women in Engineering

    January 22, 2022

    Peer Connect - Support Group for Women in Engineering

    This support group is a safe space to discuss and get support on challenges we face in our workplaces and stressors to our mental health as well as learn coping skills and strategies from those who overcame them. For the inaugural group we will intend to hold space for attendees to share their challenges faced in the workplace over the past two years since we adapted to a virtual workplace, intentions (practising work life balance, resilience, communicating with impact, persistence) for the coming year.


    Cleaning Copper and Rusting Nails

    January 22, 2022

    Cleaning Copper and Rusting Nails

    Have you ever seen an old rusty car outside? Rust comes from a chemical reaction called oxidation, caused by air and water exposure. It’s the same reaction that makes coins dull over time. Grab your old pennies and nails because we will be cleaning copper and rusting nails while we learn about two opposite chemical reactions: oxidation and reduction.


    WISE National Conference 2022

    January 22, 2022

    WISE National Conference 2022

    Women in Science and Engineering is proud to present our 10th Annual National Conference: Above and Beyond on January 22nd to 23rd! We have a lineup of incredible speakers, workshops, panelists, competitions, and company sponsors here to fuel your professional and personal development, widen the reach of your network, and ignite your drive to pursue your passions!


    #IamRemarkable - Career Development Webinar

    January 20, 2022

    #IamRemarkable - Career Development Webinar

    #IamRemarkable is a Google initiative empowering women and underrepresented groups to speak openly about their accomplishments in the workplace and beyond, there by breaking modesty norms and glass ceilings. In this interactive session, you will participate in group discussions and exercises to develop the confidence and skills to promote yourself effectively.


    Introduction to Negotiation

    January 20, 2022

    Introduction to Negotiation

    Recognize gendered aspects of negotiation and how they impact negotiation outcomes and interactions. To be an effective negotiator, we have to first get comfortable with asking for things and then understand the mechanics and nuances of negotiations. This session is an introduction to these techniques and will give you a model to practice in your future negotiations.


    Build a Zip Line

    January 15, 2022

    Build a Zip Line

    While most zip lines are now used for entertainment, they were created to transport people, carry supplies across rugged terrains, and for biologists to research rainforests without disturbing animal habitats. In this session, we will be making zip lines to transport small objects across a room! Learn about physics, friction, and the safety engineering behind these fast contraptions.


    Self-promotion Your Way

    January 13, 2022

    Self-promotion Your Way

    Explore the importance of effective self-promotion for performance for your SETT career. This 90-minute Online Skill Builder will be led by a professional WinSETT facilitator and include discussion, self-reflection, and experience-based learning.


    December 6th Memorial and Rose Ceremony

    December 06, 2021

    December 6th Memorial and Rose Ceremony

    The December 6th Memorial is an important event that remembers the massacre of fourteen women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal on December 6th, 1989. The goal of the event is to remember these women and recognize how we, in the field of Engineering and beyond, have advanced in gender-equity.


    Edible Engineering Challenge

    December 04, 2021

    Edible Engineering Challenge

    Join us for a special event that will explore the edible engineering behind gingerbread houses. We’ll start with a Kahoot quiz, then move on to some practical construction tips, and a building challenge. Get your blueprints ready … it’s time to build!


    Navigate Hidden Obstacles, Handle Stress, and Prevent Burnout

    December 02, 2021

    Navigate Hidden Obstacles, Handle Stress, and Prevent Burnout

    Join your fellow women in STEM and SETT (Science Engineering Trades and Technology) for this free event for some connection, reflection, and practical tips on ending the year at your best: mentally, physically, and emotionally.


    From career woman to working mom: thriving through the transition

    December 01, 2021

    From career woman to working mom: thriving through the transition

    In this conversation, Pros&Babes founder and CEO Kinia Romanowska walks us through the mindset, support systems, and strategies every working-mom needs to bring structure back into their life so they can feel confident in their relationship and parenting while fulfilling their career ambitions.


    Fundamentals of Respectful and Inclusive Workplaces

    December 01, 2021

    Fundamentals of Respectful and Inclusive Workplaces

    An Inclusive Workplace is when ALL employees have the opportunity to reach their full potential. This 90-minute Online Skill Builder will be led by a professional WinSETT facilitator and include discussion, self-reflection and experience-based learning.


    Storytelling by Industry Leaders

    December 01, 2021

    Storytelling by Industry Leaders

    This event will focus on career transitions and promotions in leadership roles during a pandemic. This is a unique storytelling event, with each speaker talking about a particular subset of the topic, with all four short presentations building a larger story.


    Finding Balance: Succeeding in Your Career and Parenting

    November 24, 2021

    Finding Balance: Succeeding in Your Career and Parenting

    Join us on November 24, 2021 where our featured speaker, Ivona Hideg, will discuss finding balance between parenting and working. She will share knowledge and expertise as a professor specialising in workplace inclusivity and diversity.


    Recruitment and Retention of Women In SETT

    November 24, 2021

    Recruitment and Retention of Women In SETT

    Discover insights from the latest research around recruiting and retaining SETT women.


    Rebooting the Workforce

    November 23, 2021

    Rebooting the Workforce

    We will be presenting a panel of incredible innovators in improving not only the work we do, but how we work. We will be discussing ways of infusing a renewable mindset changing the traditional workforce culture. Following the panel discussion, there will be a number of breakout rooms focused on facilitating conversations on building connections.


    Polarization Art

    November 20, 2021

    Polarization Art

    What do LCD monitors and sunglasses have in common? They both use polarisers, a filter that blocks light waves travelling in specific directions! In this session, we will make secret art using light. Learn about light polarization and how light is used in modern technologies, like LCD screens and lasers.


    Brunch with Industry

    November 20, 2021

    Brunch with Industry

    Brunch with Industry is an event to bring together engineering and science students with successful professional women in these fields through keynote speakers and a delicious brunch. The theme for this year’s Brunch with Industry is ‘Steppingstones’.


    ONWiE Summit 2021

    November 18, 2021

    ONWiE Summit 2021

    This interactive talk presents research evidence on the experiences of women and girls in engineering, highlighting the variety of factors that contribute to gender imbalance. Attendees will learn about actions that promote inclusion in science and technology, so that all people can see themselves as engineers. Panel Discussions and Workshops: 1. Effective high school outreach models. 2. Building inclusive experiences for engineering students. 3. Positive co-op and internship experiences for all.


    STEM-a-Thon

    November 18, 2021

    The STEM-a-Thon will feature live presentations—including a fireside chat with NASA’s Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy and NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli—a career panel, chats with NASA STEM experts, interactive science content, a scavenger hunt experience, trivia, downloadable resources, and more.


    You Can Go Your Own Way

    November 17, 2021

    You Can Go Your Own Way

    In this webinar, you’ll be inspired to reframe your relationship with your career and hone in on your transferable skills, so you’re empowered to go your own way. Adrienne will offer advice on how to stay open to change in your career, and how to not let your job ‘define’ you.


    Allyship For Everyone

    November 17, 2021

    For women working in male-dominated careers, more male allies means a greater sense of inclusion. But being an ally is about more than just taking over the situation to “rescue” someone. This 90-minute Online Skill Builder include discussion, self-reflection, and experience-based learning.


    Speaker Series: Women in Innovation

    November 17, 2021

    Speaker Series: Women in Innovation

    The online session will include 2 individual speakers who will each share their leadership journey focusing on their innovative experiences within their field. They will share how they navigated themselves and others through ambiguity and change. There will also be a panel discussion with leaders from the Energy Industry who will share their wisdom, experiences and strategies utilized thru Covid-19 and workforce shortages with an inspiring focus on innovation.


    Mentorship Matters: Supporting the Careers of Women in STEM

    November 16, 2021

    Mentorship Matters: Supporting the Careers of Women in STEM

    This event will provide an overview of research from a 2019 National Academies report on the science of effective mentorship and explore the first-hand mentorship experiences of a distinguished group of early-career women researchers who have been recognized by L’Oréal USA for their contributions to STEM fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations.


    Ink Chemistry

    November 13, 2021

    Ink Chemistry

    Ink was invented over 4500 years ago! Today, there are many different kinds of ink, including ones that are invisible. In this session, we will make natural inks and invisible magic ink. Learn about chemistry, pH, and acid-base reactions.


    EngSci Day

    November 13, 2021

    EngSci Day

    Young girls (grades 1-6) will be led by WiSE through for a weekend full of science experiments. Participants and their families are encouraged to explore these experiments at their own pace throughout the weekend.


    Microaggressions Skill Builder

    November 10, 2021

    This live, Online Special Topic will include opportunities for discussion, self-assessment, and experience-based learning from others.


    Your Name in Motion

    November 06, 2021

    Your Name in Motion

    Although some people may think that Scratch is only used to teach young children how to code, it actually has powerful drawing and coding tools that can be used to create professional animations. In this session, we will use Scratch to code and animate our own names!


    Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA: Tips for using free NASA resources

    November 03, 2021

    Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA: Tips for using free NASA resources

    During this webinar, you will learn about several free resources from NASA’s Universe of Learning and hear how facilitators incorporated them into their own Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA event. Join the conversation to share best practices, ask questions, and learn how NASA’s Universe of Learning team can best support your efforts in engaging your audience with the science of astrophysics.


    Unconscious Bias: What you need to know

    November 03, 2021

    This 90-minute Online Special Topic will include discussions, self-reflection, and experience-based learning to help you understand bias.


    Exploring Communication Styles

    November 02, 2021

    To be an effective communicator, we first need to recognize our own style and then learn how to authentically adapt to the styles of others.


    Little STEMs

    November 01, 2021

    Little STEMs

    This girls only program introduces students (grades 1-4) to a variety of STEM activities designed to ignite their imagination, allow them to use STEM skills practiced in schools, and engage with positive female role models.


    Candy Grabber

    October 30, 2021

    Candy Grabber

    Trick or treat? If we had to pick, we would pick treats! In this session, we will make candy grabbers and learn about engineering, levers, and other simple machines.


    Reimagining your Career: Speed Coaching Event

    October 27, 2021

    Reimagining your Career: Speed Coaching Event

    Join us for an interactive 'Speed Coaching' event, including tips relevant for today's job market and 3-breakout zoom sessions to ask your unique career path questions. Whether you are looking to transition your career, go after that promotion, change roles entirely or join the great resignation pandemic shift - we have experts to help with the journey.


    Aerospace Engineering: Staying Onboard as we Reach New Heights

    October 27, 2021

    Aerospace Engineering: Staying Onboard as we Reach New Heights

    A lively panel discussion with experts shaping the industry of aerospace engineering in a variety of ways. The 4 panelists will share their experiences in thermal management, low orbit satellites, biomedical engineering to solve space engineering challenges, and aircraft structure.


    Addressing the Impact of the Pandemic on Women in STEMM

    October 27, 2021

    Addressing the Impact of the Pandemic on Women in STEMM

    This presentation will explore recent evidence-based data related to gender differences in advancement, leadership opportunities, and workforce retention as a result of the pandemic, as well as promising practices institutions can adopt to improve the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women scientists and physicians to mitigate the impact of the pandemic.


    Brain Building

    October 23, 2021

    Brain Building

    True or false: We only use 10 percent of our brain. False! We use our whole brain when doing simple activities and even while we are sleeping. In this session, we will build a model brain! Learn how to identify different parts of the brain and understand what cognitive functions they serve.


    GoEngGirl

    October 23, 2021

    GoEngGirl

    GoEngGirl provides girls (grades 7-11) the opportunity to learn from women in the engineering profession, academics, and students about the wonderful world of engineering. This year’s theme: Girls in STEM X The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals


    Mentors and Sponsors

    October 21, 2021

    Join us for this 90-minute online leadership skill builder and explore the research and our experiences with mentorship and sponsorship.


    SWE21 The World's Largest Conference for Women Engineers

    October 21, 2021

    Join us at the Crossroads of America this October for WE21—the top destination for women engineers and technologists! We promise that the strong, diverse women you meet and learn from will leave you feeling personally inspired and reinvigorated to take on the world.


    Fundamentals of Leading Change

    October 19, 2021

    Being able to lead change effectively is a core leadership competency everyone needs in their toolkit.


    Navigating Workplace Politics

    October 14, 2021

    Understanding politics and learning the necessary strategies to navigate these politics are crucial for workplace success.


    The Digital Revolution in Canada: Leaving No Girl Behind

    October 14, 2021

    Actua is thrilled to invite you to join a virtual panel discussion on Canada’s gender digital divide in recognition of the UN’s International Day of the Girl.


    Working Collaboratively Across Generations

    October 12, 2021

    Discover and appreciate the similarities and differences across generations in SETT workplaces.


    From Difficult to Effective Conversations

    October 07, 2021

    Having a difficult conversation is never easy, but it can be thoughtful, respectful and even productive. Join us for this conversation.


    Working with Challenging People

    October 05, 2021

    Develop strategies to work successfully with others and build confidence in navigating those complex relationships.


    Introduction to Negotiation

    September 30, 2021

    Recognize gendered aspects of negotiation and how they impact negotiation outcomes and interactions.


    Cave Lecture 2021: Women’s Work at the Dawn of Astrophysics

    September 29, 2021

    Famed author Dava Sobel will recount the stories and the science discoveries made by the women astronomers at Harvard College Observatory.


    WISE Network of Collaborations

    September 23, 2021

    This series of workshops aims to connect women researchers from across Canada and from all career levels to form communities of practice and collaborative relationships. The sessions will focus on the following 3 areas: 1. Building connections and networking, 2. Providing useful tools and resources: Conflict resolution, collaboration, creativity, financing, leadership training, 3. Facilitating research and academic collaborations.


    Self-promotion Your Way

    September 23, 2021

    Explore the importance of effective self-promotion for performance for your SETT career.


    Symposium for Young Scientists: Particle Physics Session III

    August 25, 2021

    You'll be able to hear the personal experience of accomplished women in STEM companies who have made the successful careers in industry, thrived the competition and have brought the cutting-edge technology to the world. Todays Topic: Demonstration of a model for cavity AFC quantum memory.


    Symposium for Young Scientists: Particle Physics Session II

    August 18, 2021

    You'll be able to hear the personal experience of accomplished women in STEM companies who have made the successful careers in industry, thrived the competition and have brought the cutting-edge technology to the world. Todays Topic: Reproducible data analysis workflows in experimental high-energy physics.


    Symposium for Young Scientists: Particle Physics Session I

    August 11, 2021

    You'll be able to hear the personal experience of accomplished women in STEM companies who have made the successful careers in industry, thrived the competition and have brought the cutting-edge technology to the world. Todays Topic: Measurements of Higgs Boson Cross-Sections at the Large Hadron Collider.


    Symposium for Young Scientists: AI Session III

    August 04, 2021

    You'll be able to hear the personal experience of accomplished women in STEM companies who have made the successful careers in industry, thrived the competition and have brought the cutting-edge technology to the world. Todays Topic: Toward accurate MRI bone/cartilage segmentation via an Improved-Mask-R-CNN.


    Symposium for Young Scientists: AI Session II

    July 28, 2021

    You'll be able to hear the personal experience of accomplished women in STEM companies who have made the successful careers in industry, thrived the competition and have brought the cutting-edge technology to the world. Todays Topic: Using Machine Learning to Automatically Measure AVR on Radiographs.


    Symposium for Young Scientists: AI Session I

    July 21, 2021

    You'll be able to hear the personal experience of accomplished women in STEM companies who have made the successful careers in industry, thrived the competition and have brought the cutting-edge technology to the world. Todays Topic: Multichannel input pixelwise regres. 3D U-Nets for applications in neuroMRI.


    eSTEAMable Reads - Engineering

    July 17, 2021

    eSTEAMable Reads - Engineering

    Join an imaginative, theatrical, narrative, exploration of engineering! The true story of four black women and their historical contribution to the 1969 space race to the moon as told by Margot Lee Shetterly is featured.


    Coding for Women by Women

    June 30, 2021

    Hack Reactor’s Coding For Women By Women was created to provide a safe learning environment for women entering into the tech space. Join Liz and Kelly as they discuss beginner JavaScript skills. They’ll discuss our approaches to beginner problems, share resources that helped us on their road to code, answer questions you may have, and more.


    Women in Engineering Speaker Series: Women of Today

    June 23, 2021

    Women in Engineering Speaker Series: Women of Today

    In this one of a kind virtual event, you will hear from three generations of incredible women in engineering. This will be a moderated session with the goal of identifying barriers that can help address and provide a forum for women to connect in a time when we are living so much of our lives disconnected from our communities.


    Now and for the Future: Bridging Engineering Generations Through Dialogue

    June 23, 2021

    Now and for the Future: Bridging Engineering Generations Through Dialogue

    In celebration of International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) we invite you to a dynamic dialogue event that brings together young leaders and senior leaders in the profession for a conversation about creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive engineering profession.


    Engineering Heroes: A Virtual Celebration of International Women in Engineering Day

    June 23, 2021

    Engineering Heroes: A Virtual Celebration of International Women in Engineering Day

    Hear remarkable stories of engineering heroism from past and present, and some top tips for how you too could become an engineering hero of the future. Join us as we also announce the 2021 Top 50 Women in Engineering Awards, profiling the best, brightest and bravest women in engineering today.


    Overcoming Structural Barriers for Women in Entrepreneurship: A Workshop

    June 21, 2021

    Overcoming Structural Barriers for Women in Entrepreneurship: A Workshop

    The two-day workshop will bring together experts and leaders to identify promising practices for advancing aspiring and current women entrepreneurs and provide insights on how stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem can address various systemic barriers facing women entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds.


    Women in Engineering Summit 2021

    June 18, 2021

    Women in Engineering Summit 2021

    Featuring incredible speakers of all genders, the 2021 Women in Engineering Summit will provide participants and leaders with strategies on: Inspiring change in our workplace and our careers; Having courage to act when seeking equity and inclusion; Welcoming all genders in the engineering and geoscience fields.


    Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into Engineering Practice and Education

    June 16, 2021

    Integrating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into Engineering Practice and Education

    The session will be focused on best practices within post-secondary institutions and regulators in integrating strategic tactics that support systemic changes in engineering towards improving diversity, equity, and inclusion.


    Collecting Data on Diversity Demographics

    June 09, 2021

    Collecting Data on Diversity Demographics

    Regulators present their research and data collection best practices. Each panelist will lead a smaller group discussion to answer questions and work on solutions with other participants.


    Women Tech Global Conference

    June 07, 2021

    The virtual conference will bring women in tech, minorities and allies from all over the world together through an interactive platform featuring live ceremonies, keynotes, engaging panels, breakout rooms, country & chapter leader sessions, technical workshops, and networking with face-to-face sessions.


    Women Tech Global Conference 2022

    June 07, 2021

    Women Tech Global Conference 2022

    The Largest Conference for Women in Tech! ​​​​​​The hybrid conference will bring women in tech, minorities and allies from all over the world together through an interactive platform featuring live ceremonies, keynotes, engaging panels, breakout rooms, country & chapter leader sessions, technical workshops, and networking with virtual and in-person sessions.


    Little STEMs

    June 04, 2021

    Little STEMs

    We will be releasing a video at 9am “Tell a story with Scratch” which involves exploring the free interactive website Scratch and allows students (grades 1-4) to code using co-blocks. We will have a live Q&A session at 1pm with female mentors.


    Perspectives: Indigenous women in engineering

    June 02, 2021

    Perspectives: Indigenous women in engineering

    Join us for a panel discussion featuring Indigenous engineers who are women as they share their stories and career development journeys and recount how they have made a place for themselves in the profession.


    Culture change is necessary: Addressing the culture of exclusion to advance gender equity

    June 02, 2021

    Culture change is necessary: Addressing the culture of exclusion to advance gender equity

    Engineers Canada invites you to join a discussion of the current state of gender equity in the profession and what has been working to increase the number of women in engineering and dismantle the cultural and systemic barriers that impede progress towards 30 by 30. Features a keynote address from Charlene Theodore, the Ontario Bar Association’s first Black President.


    Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Forum

    June 02, 2021

    Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Forum

    This full day forum and career fair will bring together CEOs, C suite executives, public sector leaders, international speakers and thought leaders to have conversations on the topic of diversity, equity, and inclusion and how we can change the mindset and culture of an organization.


    Managing Data with SQL

    May 29, 2021

    Managing Data with SQL

    Learning to use and manipulate data from databases is an incredibly valuable skill that you can apply across many different sectors and jobs, and will add to your value as an employee. If you’ve heard about databases, but aren’t sure how to use them, this workshop is designed for you!


    Build a Solar Oven

    May 29, 2021

    Build a Solar Oven

    Every hour, the earth receives enough energy from the sun to power 2880 TRILLION lightbulbs! We can capture this solar energy by converting it to electricity or using the sunlight’s warmth for heating. With just a few household items, we will build our own solar oven, which can be used to make s’mores, nachos, and more!


    SWE Coffee Club – Women Supporting Women: Fostering Supportive Networks in the Workplace

    May 27, 2021

    SWE Coffee Club – Women Supporting Women: Fostering Supportive Networks in the Workplace

    With growing opportunity and a growing network of women in the workforce and the professional realm, a supportive network is a key to thriving. It makes the journey to success that much smoother. SWE’s upcoming coffee club invites you to share an evening of challenging tradition, sparking discussion, and discovering the power of women supporting women.


    Bring out the Leader in You

    May 27, 2021

    Join our discussion about how to bring out the leader in you with these 3 inspirational women who are accomplished professionals and leaders from different sectors who will share their professional experiences; and provide actionable tips for you to implement. Promoting leadership skills will enable you to actively participate in important decision making processes in their workplaces and communities.


    Allyship - Indigenous Lessons for Women in STEM

    May 25, 2021

    Indigenous Awareness, Inclusivity and Allyship for women in engineering and technology webinar series!Our third webinar in this series will explore the concept of allyship and the benefits of fostering allyship to advance diversity and inclusion.


    Paint Night with Code

    May 22, 2021

    Paint Night with Code

    Paint Night, with a twist! Join us for a fun and social digital paint night! We’ll introduce you to Scratch and build a simple program together, before providing space for you to experiment and explore. Grab a drink or some snacks and get ready to build some art, make new connections, and learn something new!


    Creating and Coding in CoSpaces

    May 22, 2021

    Creating and Coding in CoSpaces

    Virtual reality (VR) provides immersive storytelling and gaming opportunities and is a new medium for creativity and self-expression. Learners will practice testing and debugging, and create a virtual space that they can share with family and friends! Projects will also be learner-driven, giving learners the space to leverage VR as a tool for positive change, to tackle an issue that is important to them.


    Enter the Space Lab

    May 22, 2021

    Enter the Space Lab

    Astronauts may spend days, weeks, or even months in space. How does this affect their bodies? Team TelOmG – a group of aerospace and bioengineering students – has been chosen to run experiments in microgravity to study how space travel might affect DNA. In this session, they’ll lead us through our own experiment design challenge! Join us and be part of a space science team for the day!


    Building a VR Prototype for Good

    May 22, 2021

    Building a VR Prototype for Good

    Join us and explore VR as a tool for positive change. We'll research existing examples of VR for good, then brainstorm and frame real-world problems that can be tackled using VR.


    Career Development: "How To Thrive in Uncertain Times"

    May 20, 2021

    We will explore the five key pillars of fulfillment and human resilience in order to thrive: 1. Life Purpose/Vision, 2. Relationships , 3. Career/Prosperity, 4. Health & Growth, and 5. Quality of Life.


    Building a VR Prototype for Good

    May 19, 2021

    Building a VR Prototype for Good

    Join us and explore VR as a tool for positive change. We'll research existing examples of VR for good, then brainstorm and frame real-world problems that can be tackled using VR.


    Girls' Club

    May 18, 2021

    Girls' Club

    This event offers girls (grades 9-12) the opportunity to explore and discover STEM subjects while working with Queen’s staff, faculty, and students. The goal of this event is to inspire participants while building confidence and leadership skills that participants can carry into their futures.


    The Inclusive Workplace- Indigenous Lessons for Women in STEM

    May 18, 2021

    Indigenous Awareness, Inclusivity and Allyship for women in engineering and technology webinar series! Our second webinar in this series will help you understand current and future challenges and issues that affect the Outreach, Recruitment, and Retention of Indigenous employees.


    Get Electrified!

    May 15, 2021

    Get Electrified!

    Did you know that electricity travels at the speed of light? That’s about 300,000 kilometers per second! So how do electrical engineers, technicians and tradespeople harness it for our homes and devices? Together, we’ll learn about voltage, current, circuits and more, and try out our own electrical experiment.


    OSPE: Leadership Series

    May 10, 2021

    OSPE: Leadership Series

    This series provides early to mid-career professionals from underrepresented groups with tips and strategies on a variety of leadership-related topics. Today's topic: Understanding and Navigating Canadian Business Culture. Exploring the cultural nuances of the Canadian business environment including communication styles, everyday interactions, and bridging across differences.


    OSPE: Leadership Series

    May 03, 2021

    OSPE: Leadership Series

    This series provides early to mid-career professionals from underrepresented groups with tips and strategies on a variety of leadership-related topics. Today's topic: Understanding Your Identity and Approaching Balance. Finding your work-life balance.


    Paint Night with Code

    May 01, 2021

    Paint Night with Code

    Paint Night, with a twist! Join us for a fun and social digital paint night! We’ll introduce you to Scratch and build a simple program together, before providing space for you to experiment and explore. Grab a drink or some snacks and get ready to build some art, make new connections, and learn something new!


    Science Rendezvous Kingston 2021

    May 01, 2021

    Science Rendezvous Kingston 2021

    You are invited to celebrate Kingston-area science & scientists by participating in this year’s virtual Science Discovery Centre! Meet and talk to scientists, engage in scientific experiments, and learn about the excitement and possibilities of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


    Gardening from Table Scraps

    May 01, 2021

    Gardening from Table Scraps

    Next time you’re about to toss vegetable scraps into the compost bin — stop! Some of the pieces we throw away can be used to grow a whole new plant! At this session, you’ll learn techniques to identify which plants you can regrow, and how to help them thrive in your own kitchen garden.


    Chats with Change Makers

    April 30, 2021

    Chats with Change Makers

    Join us for Chats with Change Makers and meet engineers who are working hard to change the world! Your host is Tiffany, a current 10th grader from Austin, Texas and Future City Competition alum. Tiffany will chat with Ben, a Project Engineering Designer at Bechtel.


    SWE Coffee Club – Effective Communication Skills in this Virtual World

    April 29, 2021

    SWE Coffee Club – Effective Communication Skills in this Virtual World

    This event aims to evolve its participants into expert virtual speakers. By the end of the event, participants will be able to use their practical interpersonal skills to connect with the audience and keep them thoroughly engaged whether communicating during a virtual meeting or interacting with colleagues through a virtual platform. By learning about the abundant features of several virtual platforms, virtual meetings can be conducted like successful in-person daily events.


    ENGgames - Escape Room Adventure

    April 28, 2021

    ENGgames - Escape Room Adventure

    Join OSPE's Escape Room Adventure! You find yourself locked in a strange room handcuffed to a fence - What is going on here? Can you solve your way out of Canada's 1st 60-minute escape room in time?


    Women in Engineering International Leadership Conference

    April 27, 2021

    Provides professional women in technology, whether in industry, academia, or government, the opportunity to create communities that fuel innovation, facilitate knowledge sharing and provide support through highly interactive sessions designed to foster discussion and collaboration. IEEE WIE ILC focuses on providing leading-edge professional development for mid to senior-level women.


    OSPE: Leadership Series

    April 26, 2021

    This series provides early to mid-career professionals from underrepresented groups with tips and strategies on a variety of leadership-related topics. Today's topic: Navigating Biases and Their Resulting Barriers.


    Generative Art with JavaScript

    April 26, 2021

    Generative Art with JavaScript

    This workshop will focus on teaching the fundamentals of computer programming in a visual context and highlight how simple mathematical equations can create beautiful and engaging outcomes. (You don't need to be a math wizard - Processing does the calculating for us!)


    Managing Data with SQL

    April 25, 2021

    Managing Data with SQL

    Learning to use and manipulate data from databases is an incredibly valuable skill that you can apply across many different sectors and jobs, and will add to your value as an employee. If you’ve heard about databases, but aren’t sure how to use them, this workshop is designed for you!


    Liquid Rainbows and Non-Newtonian Fluids

    April 24, 2021

    Quick — what can change its shape to fit any container, squeeze into the narrowest places, and even defy gravity? If you said a liquid, you are right! In this session, we’re going to explore the amazing properties of fluids. We will stack colourful liquids to make a rainbow. Then, mix a gooey batch of Oobleck to learn about non-Newtonian fluids and why viscosity matters when designing a new lotion or shampoo.


    Managing Data with SQL

    April 24, 2021

    Managing Data with SQL

    Learning to use and manipulate data from databases is an incredibly valuable skill that you can apply across many different sectors and jobs, and will add to your value as an employee. If you’ve heard about databases, but aren’t sure how to use them, this workshop is designed for you!


    Advanced Webmaking with HTML & CSS

    April 22, 2021

    Looking to expand your web-development skills? In this workshop, we’ll build upon the basic concepts of HTML & CSS.


    Managing Data with SQL

    April 21, 2021

    Managing Data with SQL

    Learning to use and manipulate data from databases is an incredibly valuable skill that you can apply across many different sectors and jobs, and will add to your value as an employee. If you’ve heard about databases, but aren’t sure how to use them, this workshop is designed for you!


    Webmaking with HTML & CSS

    April 21, 2021

    If you are looking to get your feet wet when it comes to coding, then this is the workshop for you. It’s easy to learn and was designed so that everyone - even non-programmers - can do it.


    Girls' Club

    April 20, 2021

    Girls' Club

    This event offers girls (grades 9-12) the opportunity to explore and discover STEM subjects while working with Queen’s staff, faculty, and students. The goal of this event is to inspire participants while building confidence and leadership skills that participants can carry into their futures.


    OSPE: Leadership Series

    April 19, 2021

    OSPE: Leadership Series

    This series provides early to mid-career professionals from underrepresented groups with tips and strategies on a variety of leadership-related topics. Today's topic: Conflict Management and Resolution.


    Success Stories of Women in Tech & Engineering at NXP

    April 19, 2021

    Join us for an exciting virtual panel discussion and meet some of our inspiring colleagues working in different functions at NXP in the Netherlands. Learn about their current jobs, individual success stories, and get inspired by how they made important career decisions, challenges they encountered and key learnings they've gathered.


    Start Your Engines: Motive Power

    April 17, 2021

    Women have made incredible contributions to the automotive industry, such as helping develop improvements to braking systems and heating systems, and inventing windshield wipers and turn signals. Learn about opportunities in trades and develop your mechanical skills with a fun hands-on activity. Let’s shift it into high gear!


    Mental Health Awareness and Wellbeing for Women in Engineering

    April 16, 2021

    Mental Health Awareness and Wellbeing is exceptionally important in today's world; even more so for women who tend to juggle myriad roles. Come join us together with Dr. Malla to discuss the following in a safe environment: Honoring Identity, Boundary Setting, How to Manage Difficult Emotions, Cultivating Happiness.


    How to Design Your Mat Leave & Return to Support an Ambitious Career

    April 14, 2021

    This talk explores how to take control and start designing a maternity leave, return to work process, and ambitious career that works for you as you become a parent.


    EQ-Powerment: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

    April 14, 2021

    This workshop will help you to learn how others see you versus how you see yourself and the impact of your choices on personal and professional success. We will explore the five dimensions of Emotional Quotient assessments and teach you some strategies to manage them effectively for the benefit of you and your organization.


    OSPE: Leadership Series

    April 12, 2021

    This series provides early to mid-career professionals from underrepresented groups with tips and strategies on a variety of leadership-related topics. Today's topic: Negotiation.


    Girls' Club

    April 10, 2021

    This event offers girls (grades 9-12) the opportunity to explore and discover STEM subjects while working with Queen’s staff, faculty, and students. The goal of this event is to inspire participants while building confidence and leadership skills that participants can carry into their futures.


    The Academic Life, A Faculty Development Workshop

    April 10, 2021

    Junior faculty often face career issues beyond subject matter expertise and technical challenges for which they are poorly prepared, disproportionately affecting underrepresented groups. This workshop uses storytelling to bring light to potential challenges and offer guidance on how they may be anticipated and overcome. Topics to be covered include tenure, scientific publications, plagiarism, imposter syndrome, and microaggressions.


    Foldable Flyers: Making the Ultimate Paper Airplane

    April 10, 2021

    In this hands-on, high-flying session, earn your wings with an aerospace engineer and pilot who will teach you how to use the four principles of aerodynamics to create a paper airplane that soars. How far will your plane go?


    Career Corner: Virtual Role Model Sessions

    April 07, 2021

    Each session will be a half-hour long and will feature two different female STEM role models who will discuss their careers.


    OSPE: Leadership Series

    April 06, 2021

    This series provides early to mid-career professionals from underrepresented groups with tips and strategies on a variety of leadership-related topics. Today's topic: Building confidence and influence.


    Follow your Heart

    April 03, 2021

    In this session, you will discover different ways to take your pulse, and do a personal experiment to discover your own resting and maximum heart rates. Let's have a heart-to-heart about heart health!


    Steps we and our allies can take to make positive change

    March 31, 2021

    A guided discussion on "Steps we and our allies can take to make positive change" hosted by Queen's Chair for Women in Engineering, Q-WASE and QWiSE.


    Women in ASHRAE – Tech Hour #1

    March 31, 2021

    Optimize occupant health, building energy performance and revenue through indoor-air hydration presented by Stephanie Taylor followed by a virtual social networking session.


    The Impact of COVID-19 on the Careers of Women in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

    March 31, 2021

    An event designed to highlight, discuss, explore, and expand our understanding of how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the professional and personal lives of women throughout the research workforce.


    EngSci Day

    March 27, 2021

    EngSci Day

    Young girls (grades 1-6) will be led by WiSE through activities consisting of a combination of interactive science and engineering experiments, a robotics design contest, and engaging presentations from other Queen’s University clubs.


    Picture a Scientist Panel

    March 24, 2021

    Picture a Scientist Panel

    During this live event, Nobel Prize-winning Dr. Jennifer Doudna (featured in the film "Human Nature") and other world-renowned scientists welcome your questions following a candid conversation on advancing diversity and inclusion in STEM.


    Girls' Club

    March 23, 2021

    Girls' Club

    This event offers girls (grades 9-12) the opportunity to explore and discover STEM subjects while working with Queen’s staff, faculty, and students. The goal of this event is to inspire participants while building confidence and leadership skills that participants can carry into their futures.


    Empower Conference

    March 21, 2021

    A discussion panel, keynote speeches, and interactive workshops featuring speakers from different STEM sectors. We aspire to provide engaging and thought-provoking conversations to ensure self-identifying women, gender non-conforming individuals, and allies in STEM feel confident and empowered on their paths to success.


    Picture a Scientist Screening

    March 18, 2021

    Picture a Scientist Screening

    In celebration of National Engineering Month, the Queen's Chair for Women in Engineering is hosting a second virtual screening of the acclaimed documentary “Picture a Scientist.”


    Jean Augustine Centre for Young Women's Empowerment

    March 16, 2021


    Female Engineering Panel Discussion

    March 11, 2021

    Discuss community, mutual success and personal/ professional development, with female engineers in various career stages, in a safe and open space. Part of National Engineering Month Ontario events.


    Mentoring Women in Engineering

    March 11, 2021

    An interactive panel featuring women who have attained leadership roles within the profession focusing on lessons learned, tools and resources. Part of National Engineering Month Ontario events.


    Accenture Workshop

    March 09, 2021

    Accenture Workshop

    Interested in what a career in consulting has to offer? You’ll be able to learn about consulting as well as partake in a real case with other participants hosted by Accenture (a Fortune 500 company).


    Panel on Women in Engineering

    March 08, 2021

    A panel of speakers who will share their experiences and career journeys in celebration of Women in Engineering, on International Women’s Day. Part of National Engineering Month Ontario events.


    International Women's Day

    March 08, 2021

    A global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Groups come together worldwide to celebrate women's achievements or rally for women's equality.


    Badge Day Girl Guides

    March 07, 2021

    Badge Day Girl Guides

    Girls ages 9-11 must complete all the requirements for this badge through fun and interactive stations facilitated by university staff and students.


    Badge Day Girl Guides

    March 06, 2021

    Badge Day Girl Guides

    Girls ages 9-11 must complete all the requirements for this badge through fun and interactive stations facilitated by university staff and students.


    Q-WASE Conference

    February 24, 2021

    The Queens Women in Engineering and Applied Science Conference is the faculty’s first and only non-technical student conference. Q-WASE aims to explore the gender disparity in engineering in Canada through an intersectional lens and challenge the status quo.


    Girls' Club

    February 23, 2021

    Girls' Club

    This event offers girls (grades 9-12) the opportunity to explore and discover STEM subjects while working with Queen’s staff, faculty, and students. The goal of this event is to inspire participants while building confidence and leadership skills that participants can carry into their futures.


    Jean Augustine Centre for Young Women's Empowerment

    February 23, 2021


    GoCodeGirl

    February 20, 2021

    GoCodeGirl

    Go CODE Girl will educate, inspire and equip girls (grades 7-11) with the digital skills, confidence, and resources needed to pursue education in technology, computing and engineering.


    Jean Augustine Centre for Young Women's Empowerment

    February 09, 2021


    Dinner with Industry

    February 05, 2021

    Dinner with Industry

    Connect with female professionals from industry and academia who have diverse backgrounds in science and engineering. This year’s theme aims to highlight Black, Indigenous, and people of colour and their accomplishments within the STEM field.


    Little STEMs

    January 29, 2021

    This girls-only program introduces students (grades 1-4) to a variety of STEM activities designed to ignite their imagination, allow them to use STEM skills practised in schools, and engage with positive female role models.


    Girls' Club

    January 26, 2021

    Girls' Club

    This event offers girls (grades 9-12) the opportunity to explore and discover STEM subjects while working with Queen’s staff, faculty, and students. The goal of this event is to inspire participants while building confidence and leadership skills that participants can carry into their futures.


    Whitehorse Recruiting

    January 19, 2021

    Whitehorse Recruiting

    Interested in what a career in finance has to offer STEM students? Talk to Whitehorse representatives about what a career in private equity consists of as well as how your skills as a STEM student are applicable.