February 19, 2020
Start Time: 4:30 PM

Step-Up to Professorship and Beyond

Career Exploration, Professional Development, Science, Workshop
65 Cromarty Dr, Dartmouth, NS B3B 0G2

An Academic Advancement workshop for female Assistant & Associate Professors in the Natural Sciences, Engineering, and Computer Science as they look-ahead to applying for tenure and promotion. This workshop provides an opportunity for participants to get advice, support, and information on this strategic next step in their careers, in a supportive, non-judgmental environment. Networking opportunities are also provided, as well as a session on Professional Resiliency with Registered Psychologist Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley. 

Where: Hampton Inn & Suites, Dartmouth, Bedford-Banook Room
When: February 19th (evening) – February 20th (full-day) , 2020
Why: Network, learn, and meet with senior faculty to gain insight into academic advancement.
Registration/Cost: $25 per person +HST  – REGISTER HERE
Accommodations: A discounted rate of $149.00 is being offered at the Hampton Inn & Suites which will be available to book until midnight on January 20, 2020. To make reservations, you can either copy & paste your customized link below into your web browser and select the correct dates or call toll free at 1-877-406-7701 and quote group code WIS.

 NOTE: One night accommodation reimbursement is available for participants traveling from outside of HRM. Please contact Sally at for more details.

Workshop Agenda (Tentative): Step-Up Agenda

Workshop Flyer for Distribution: Step-Up Flyer


Participant Feedback from the last Step-Up workshop:

“The facilitation was fantastic- creating a safe, non-judgmental environment is not easy and was vital for our discussion. I look forward to seeking out some of these women for future advice”

“Excellent workshop! Great balance of discussion topics, lots of helpful advice”


Step-Up is possible through the generous support of the NSERC Chairs For Women in Science and Engineering Network.


April 18, 2020
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 3:15 PM
For: Students

Girls Get WISE Retreat 2020

Join us for our one-day event featuring two hands-on STEM activities and our ever-popular role model session that  will be held on Saturday, April 18th, 2020. This event is open to people who identify as girls in grades 7-10.

Registration will open February 18th at 9:00 AM,  Spaces are limited and fill quickly so don’t delay! Registration will be available on our Eventbrite page.

*WISEatlantic believes in providing opportunities to explore STEM to ALL girls. If cost is a hindrance to attending, please contact our office at 902-457-6294 or

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