We are bringing back our fan favourite Role Model sessions, except we’re going virtual! We are happy to announce that we will begin hosting Career Corner, monthly virtual role model sessions, that will take place the first Wednesday of every month.
Each session will be a half-hour long, starting at 6:30 pm (Atlantic) and will feature two different female STEM role models who will discuss their careers. Be sure to mark your calendars!
RSVP will be required to participate, you can RSVP for individual sessions OR for the full year. To RSVP email Sally at WISEatlantic@msvu.ca with your name, active email, and age.
Our November 4th session will feature Role Models:
If you are a female currently working in a STEM profession and would like to be a role model for one of our Career Corner sessions, please let us know by emailing Sally at WISEatlantic@msvu.ca.
We’re excited to be offering our first workshop designed specially for female Postdoctoral Fellows in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields!
This virtual workshop aims to give female Postdoc’s the tools and advice they need to take the next step in their careers, whether that be in academia, industry, or government.
The workshop will take place November 26 & 27, 2020 from 1:00-4:30 pm (AST). Each day will feature a mix of panel sessions, speakers, and break-out sessions and will feature topics such as:
Registration is required to attend. You can register starting September 21 at https://steppingforward2020.eventbrite.ca
*Only those registered through Eventbrite will be sent the Zoom details to participate. By registering you are indicating your commitment to attending.
This program is an opportunity for community organizations in Atlantic Canada to apply for small one-year sponsorships for new activities and/or projects that promote the outreach, recruitment, and retention for girls, young women, and industry professionals in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).
If you have a great idea for a new activity, conference, workshops etc. that aims to support girls and women in STEM and you and/or your organization is located in any of the Atlantic Provinces, then be sure to apply. You could receive a sponsorship of up to $3,000!
Applications will be accepted from September 4 to October 23, 2020. Due to COVID, we are also accepting applications for virtual programming this year.
Make sure to visit our Partnerships Program page for eligibility requirements and the application form.
The CWSE Network will be accepting applications for the next round of the Dr. Margaret-Ann National Conference Grant between September 7-15th, 2020. The purpose of this grant is to support the organization of non-profit national conferences that contribute to the advancement of women in STEM.
Due to COVID-19, we will consider applications for virtual conferences and workshops for the 2020-2021 year. To find out more or to download the grant forms, visit our Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour Conference Grant page
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