‘Women In STEM’ is a resource that focuses on the elimination of gender basis, and promote/improve women’s inclusion, participation, leadership and recognition in STEM. This website has great teaching resources on the importance of women in STEM (Science, Technology , Engineering and Math).
The 2019 Atlantic ConnecTions Conference, which took place at the University of Prince Edward Island in May, was a great opportunity to get together with local people and organizations focused on the recruitment and retention of Women in SETT. The theme of ACT 2019 was ‘Sustaining Women in SETT’ a nod to our host venue, the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering at UPEI.
Please enjoy reading a summary of the conference proceedings in the report.
We are pleased to offer substantial sponsorship for female students and apprentices in Science, Engineering, Trades, and Technology fields, in the Atlantic Provinces to attend workshops within the WinSETT Leadership Program Series.
The WinSETT Leadership Program is built upon the experiences of Canadian women and is the only Canadian program focused exclusively on women in SETT. The Leadership Program features six full-day workshops run in pairs over several months. For more information on the Leadership Program Workshops, visit http://www.winsett.ca/programs/leadership-program. Click schedule on the right hand side to see a list of the current offerings.
Abstract: Science and engineering research excellence can be maximized if the selection of researchers is made
from 100% of the pool of human talent. This requires policies and approaches that encourage broad
sections of society, including women and other underrepresented groups, to participate in research.
Institutional policies, interpersonal interactions, and individuals’ attitudes are drivers of workplace
culture. Here, some new evidence-based and systematic approaches with a focus on culture are
proposed to foster women’s inclusion and success in science and engineering.
Outcomes from Gender Summit 11 North America held in Montreal, November 6-8, 2017.
A repository of peer-reviewed research and resources discussing the challenges facing white women and men and women of colour in science.
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.
This pamphlet created by Engineers Canada focuses on the importance diversity in the workplace.