Resources

Below you will find websites, videos, reports and much more!

Gender Summit 11 - NA Final Report
For: Women in SETT

Gender Summit 11 - NA Final Report

Outcomes from Gender Summit 11 North America held in Montreal, November 6-8, 2017.

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Spring 2018 Newsletter
For: Students For: Teachers/Parents For: Women in SETT

Spring 2018 Newsletter

See what events we have coming up and what we’ve been up to in the latest edition of our newsletter!

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Analysis of the Distribution of Gender in STEM Fields in Canada
For: Women in SETT

Analysis of the Distribution of Gender in STEM Fields in Canada

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.

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Diversity Poster Series
For: Teachers/Parents

Diversity Poster Series

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!

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Team Sponsorship
For: Teachers/Parents

Team Sponsorship

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!

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Budgeting for Life Game
For: Students

Budgeting for Life Game

This game helps girls understand the earning potential of STEM Careers.

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Terranaut Club
For: Students For: Teachers/Parents

Terranaut Club

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.

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Research: Men Get Credit for Voicing Ideas, but Not Problems. Women Don’t Get Credit for Either
For: Women in SETT

Research: Men Get Credit for Voicing Ideas, but Not Problems. Women Don’t Get Credit for Either

“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. “

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Reasons for Leaving the Academy
For: Women in SETT

Reasons for Leaving the Academy

This study provides a contemporary case for exploring the assumed ‘opt out’ phenomenon among early-career female researchers.

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Breaking Patterns? How Female Scientists Negotiate their Token Role in their Life Stories
For: Women in SETT

Breaking Patterns? How Female Scientists Negotiate their Token Role in their Life Stories

Building upon token theory, this paper analyses coping behaviours of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) through a professional identity perspective.

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Framing the Faculty Gender Gap: A View from STEM Doctoral Students
For: Women in SETT

Framing the Faculty Gender Gap: A View from STEM Doctoral Students

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.

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Winter 2018 Newsletter
For: Teachers/Parents For: Women in SETT

Winter 2018 Newsletter

Have a look at our most recent newsletter to find out what we have coming-up and a look back at 2017!

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