Network

There are groups across Canada dedicated to increasing women in engineering. These groups support current students and engineers while also encouraging girls to explore interests or careers in engineering.

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Organizations
Organization Groups Location Details
Women in Science and Engineering University students, students K-12 Queen's WiSE is a student-run organization that works to promote the involvement of women in science and engineering related disciplines.
Connections - Queen's Engineering Experience Program Students K-12 Queen's Outreach programs and activities for youth, including: GoEngGirl, GoCodeGirl, Girls' Club, Queen's Summer Engineering Academy (QSEA)
Science Quest Students K-8 Queen's A not-for-profit organization offering various programs for youth ages 4-15.
Aboriginal Access to Engineering All Queen's Indigenous role models who work in engineering.
American Indian Science and Engineering Queen's Chapter University students Queen's AISES annual conference and biweekly dinners giving Indigenous students and professionals an opportunity to gather, connect, and create long-lasting relationships within Canada and across the continent.
Queen’s Women in Applied Science and Engineering University students Queen's Q-WASE is the faculty's first non-technical student conference that aims to explore gender disparity in engineering in Canada through an intersectional lens and challenge the status quo
Robogals Ages 7-14 Queen's Student-run group offering free, educational workshops for elementary and high schools in robotics and engineering.
WE-CAN Adult Queen's The WE-CAN project aims to strengthen capacity within the entrepreneurship ecosystem and close gaps in service for women entrepreneurs.
Ontario Network of Women in Engineering All Ontario ONWiE provides opportunities for women and girls to explore and excel in engineering professions.
Actua Ages 6-26 Canada Canada's largest STEM outreach organization providing summer camps, classroom workshops, clubs, teacher training, and community outreach activities.
Engendering Success in Stem All UBC Research consortium of leading social, developmental, organizational, and gender scholars, along with STEM experts engaged in outreach activities to improve the status of women in science and engineering.
Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology Students K-12 Canada CCWESTT is a national coalition of individual members and groups who advocate for a diverse and inclusive Canadian Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (SETT) workforce.
Engineers Canada Adult Canada Engineers Canada promotes and maintains the integrity, honour and interests of the engineering profession.
Canadian Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology Adult Canada WinSETT Centre is an action-oriented, non-profit organization that aspires to recruit, retain, and advance women in science, engineering, trades and technology.
Ontario Society of Professional Engineers Adult Ontario OSPE is a member-driven professional association that welcomes the entire engineering community to contribute knowledge, skills, and leadership to help create a better future for our profession and society at large.
Up 4 the Challenge Students K-12 Ontario An initiative supported by Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Ottawa.
NSERC – Women in Science and Engineering Adult Canada Policies, programs, and activities to increase the number of women in science and engineering.
Engineers of Tomorrow All Canada A national not-for-profit creating positive engineering experiences to shape young minds and showcase what the engineering profession is all about.
Promoting Opportunities for Women in Engineering University students, students K-12 McGil Founded in 1990, POWE is a not-for-profit organization at McGill University dedicated to promoting gender diversity in the field of engineering, and supporting future engineers.
The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology All Canada SCWIST is a not-for-profit society that promotes participation and advancement of women and girls in STEM through education, networking, mentorship, collaborative partnerships and advocacy.
Advancing Women in Engineering and Technology University students, students K-12, Adult British Columbia The goal is to increase the participation of women in engineering, geoscience, technology and technician occupations through strategies to recruit, retain and support career development of women.
Women in Science and Engineering: NSERC Chair Atlantic Region All Atlantic Canada WISEatlantic empowers girls to consider STEM careers by providing role models and fun, hands-on science. We also supports early career women through professional development and networking opportunities.
Women in Technology International Adult International WITI is the leading organization for the advancement and inclusion of women in business and technology. Our efforts ensure women, minorities, and organizations realize a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Women in Consulting Engineering All Vancouver WCE is devoted to supporting and empowering women in engineering. WCE is committed to increasing gender diversity and inclusion in the consulting engineering industry for present and future engineers.
EngineerGirl Students K-12 United States EngineerGirl's website has information about engineering careers and fields, resources for pursuing engineering, design projects to try, a Gallery of Women Engineers, and Ask an Engineer section.
Women in Nuclear Canada Adult Canada WiN is a global association of women and men supporting and encouraging women working in the nuclear industry, particularly energy and radiation applications through a variety of initatives.
Waterloo Women in Engineering University students, students K-12 Waterloo WiE supports current women-identifying engineers and students while encouraging the next generation of women to pursue careers in engineering.
McMaster Women in Engineering University students, students K-12 McMaster We support female students through camp programs, clubs, conferences and scholarships to show how engineering and science can affect our daily lives for the better.