We’ve put together some helpful tips for faculty on how they can be better allies to the LGBTQ2S+ community.
Over the past couple months we have been highlighting STEM organizations right here in Atlantic Canada. It was important to us to highlight organizations that strive for STEM inclusion for equity deserving groups. Here is a reference document with all all of the organizations we have featured and their contact information!
Recommendations from the NSERC National Network of Charis for Women in Science and Engineering. Supporting EDI during crisis/disruption requires focusing on people; putting people’s diverse needs ahead of the usual institutional processes and rules by first differentiating what is “needed” from what is “wanted”.
This handy brochure developed by the Chair for Women in Science and Engineering – Quebec Region provides helpful advice and guidance for increasing equity, diversity, and inclusion in research.
This document features 10 tips on enhancing EDI within university administration. It was developed by the Chair for Women in Science and Engineering -Prairie Region.
For participants of our November 26 & 27 Stepping Forward Workshop for Female Postdocs in STEM, you can view the full schedule of events by CLICKING HERE
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.