The WISEatlantic program is primarily engaged in inspiring youth to consider science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers and making them aware of the diversity that exists within these fields. We also support women in STEM careers through professional development opportunities.
Public Lecture with Dr. Renee Horton, Engineer at NASA on February 24, 2016 at the Mount (Seton, Auditorium A) at 6:30 PM. Be inspired by Dr. Horton as she shares her story of how hard work and a passion for math and physics led her to a career as an engineer for NASA.
Library Sessions for parents, teachers, and students in grades 9-12 that will discuss the 10 common myths girls have about STEM and how to bust them. WISEatlantic will discuss the common myths girls have about STEM, tips on how to bust them, and strategies that can be used to guide girls into STEM subjects and careers.
February 10, 2016 - Halifax Central Library - BMO room @7:00 PM
March 1, 2016 - Keshen Goodman Library - Thomas Raddall room @7:00 PM
WinSETT Effective Communication Workshop to be held at UNB Fredericton, February 16, 2016. Open to female graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in Science, Engineering, Forestry & Environmental Science.
April 23, 2016 - Girls Get WISE Science Retreat at the Mount. For girls in grades 7-12. Girls will participate in two hands-on science sessions and also get a chance to chat with female role models in various STEM careers. Registration will open on the 'students' page MARCH 1. Space is limited.