The first booklet in the Career Spotlight Series – Women in Science, has been completed. The Career Spotlight Series is directed at young girls in Junior and Senior High Schools and will be distributed to various schools and teachers’ conferences in the Atlantic Provinces. The aim of the Career Spotlight Series is to showcase the variety of careers available in the STEM fields. The first booklet features a diverse selection of female scientists from across the Maritime provinces.
The module explains what unconscious bias is, outlines how it can affect the evaluation of applications, and suggests ways to mitigate the influence of unconscious bias.
The National Centre for Faculty Development and Diversity has a wonderful collection of resources for faculty, including workshops, webinars, and a wonderful Monday Motivator, weekly article to ensure you start your week right!
A selection committee guide to reducing gender bias in the review process, with practical guidelines.
Women’s increased participation and advancement in the workforce bring significant economic benefits to organizations and to Canada. This compelling business case is articulated by industry and institutional leaders across all sectors and is supported by recent research findings.
Writing reference letters for women in STEM fields? Here are some tips on how to not fall into these common traps based on unconscious gender bias.
Find out if you are unconsciously biased by taking the gender-career bias test! Unconscious gender bias is a silent, yet powerful force that is all around us, and affects our perspectives, and actions. This bias looms unconsciously unless conscious action is taken to shift the way we think!
Learn strategies about engaging girls in the technology classroom with this presentation WISEatlantic delivered at the 2016 Teach Today for Tomorrow conference.
Interested in a career in engineering? This document will give you more information about all the opportunities that exist within the engineering field, and which type of engineering may be for you.
A Parent’s Guide for Getting Girls into STEM is a blog post written by Dr. Rob Garcia, a former high school engineering teacher. He offers advice for parents on introducing STEM to girls at different age levels and provides links to many resources.