Outcomes from Gender Summit 11 North America held in Montreal, November 6-8, 2017.
The WISEatlantic Research Team has released another paper from our survey of grade 7 & 9 students in Atlantic Canada.
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This report, prepared by Andrea Perreault in consultation with the NSERC Chairs for Women in Science & Engineering, takes a look at the percentages of women in STEM fields in the various regions of Canada. It also looks at the distribution of minority groups working in STEM fields in Canada by gender.
Encourage your students to dream big by displaying our free posters! All students can benefit from our poster series which features women in STEM based careers. Each poster describes common traits for each career, and the first steps to considering the career paths.
If you would like a free printed class set of the series mailed to you, contact us!
WISEatlantic currently provides sponsorship for STEM based team initiatives for youth, such as FIRST LEGO League teams or Let’s Talk Science Challenge. The team must be comprised of 50% or more girls. Download the sponsorship application HERE!
This game helps girls understand the earning potential of STEM Careers.
We’re a (soon-to-be) educational non-profit for girls that encourages the pursuit of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers through immersive hands-on experiences in science and nature.
First journal article by the WISEatlantic Research Team featuring data from our survey of middle school students in the Maritime Provinces.
“Employee voice, or speaking up with information intended to help one’s group, can improve performance, help teams come up with creative solutions, and avoid issues that might hold them back. But new research finds that speaking up only benefits men, and only when they speak up to offer ideas rather than point out problems. The author found that women were not helped by speaking up, regardless of whether it was about ideas or problems. “
This study provides a contemporary case for exploring the assumed ‘opt out’ phenomenon among early-career female researchers.
Building upon token theory, this paper analyses coping behaviours of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) through a professional identity perspective.
Journal article that Draws on 48 interviews with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) doctoral students at a private research university in the United States (US), the researchers examine how students make sense of the preponderance of men at the faculty level despite increasing gender parity among students.
A journal article written by Dr. Shelley Adamo featured in BioScience Journal.
Have a look at our most recent newsletter to find out what we have coming-up and a look back at 2017!