Written by Anna M Lewis, Women of Steel and Stone features 22 thoroughly researched and engaging profiles of architects, engineers, and landscape designers.
Discover the stories of women working at NASA in this inspiring video. They also offer videos on women in NASA working in mathematics, technology, and science in their Aspire to Inspire video series!
Yvonne Lin, Design Engineer at Smart Design, talks about the value of an engineering degree. Studying engineering teaches you how to think through problems, and will help you learn how to innovate quickly in foreign spaces!
This 2010 report is a brief review of some of the available statistics on women in science and engineering in Canada from pre-university to post graduation, and the gender preferences for science and engineering education and careers are highlighted.
Engineers Canada has released a labour market study that shows Canada will be short of experienced engineers in the next decade. The report “Engineering Labour Market in Canada: Projections to 2025″predicts the number of engineers Canada will need.
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.
Why do engineering? Check out the video “Women in Engineering: Our Global Future” to find out!
EXPLORE Dalhousie Engineering Design Camp is for girls in grades 11 & 12. This is a two week camp in which girls will learn to design and build using the latest technology such as 3D printing and Lego Mindstorm Robots.
These camps take place at the Canada Games Centre in Halifax. There are several camps offered in different age ranges, and allow kids to use building blocks, motors, and remote controls to explore the basic principles of engineering, architecture, science, and mechanics.