Find out what’s been going on the past two months and what events are on the horizon!
WISEatlantic is pleased to offer reimbursement of registration fee and/or travel costs to attend CCWESTT 2022 to a select number of female graduate students, post-docs, early-career faculty. Submission of our Application for Funding must be submitted to be considered. Deadline to submit is March 4, 2022.
Check out what we’ve been up to and what we have planned!
Former Prairies Chair, Dr. Annemieke Farenhorst and her team, lead the first University Climate Survey amongst faculty in natural science and engineering fields at select universities in their region in 2018. Atlantic Chair Dr. Franz-Odendaal tailored the survey for her region and ran it in 2018 as well. These surveys aim to understand the perceptions and experiences faculty members have of their workplace. The survey has also been run in the Ontario region by former Chair Dr. Catherine Mavriplis and the results are being analyzed. Below are the published articles based on these surveys:
Our summer newsletter is here!
The NSERC Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering are pleased to present their 2020 Coast-to-Coast update brochure. It contains information about each of the five Chair programs across Canada, and updates as to what the CWSE Network has been collaborating on.
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”.