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Welcome! WISEatlantic supports and connects women working in SETT fields through professional development opportunities, networking events, and more!

Below, we feature upcoming events, online resources, and recent reports. If you are interested in becoming a role model for girls in junior and senior high school, sign-up at the bottom of this page.

Featured Events, Resources and News

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WinSETT Leadership Series Sponsorship Application
For: Women in SETT

WinSETT Leadership Series Sponsorship Application

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.

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Atlantic ConnecTions (ACT) Conference 2017 Report
For: Women in SETT

Atlantic ConnecTions (ACT) Conference 2017 Report

On May 3-4 2017, the 2017 Atlantic ConnecTions (ACT) Conference brought together over 100 women in SETT from Atlantic Canada to share their experiences of studying and working in male-dominated fields, to network with others, and to develop action items with the goal of advancing women in STEM. Read the full report, or visit atlanticconnections.ca to learn more!

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NSERC CWSE National Network National Conference Grant

NSERC CWSE National Network National Conference Grant

The NSERC CWSE National Network National Conference Grant is administered by the NSERC CWSE Chairs. Applications for funding are accepted three times per year. Applications may be submitted by individual students, professors, professionals outside of academia or organizations during the intake periods. All received applications will be reviewed for consideration.

Intake periods are:

Winter: February 1 to February 15
Summer: May 1 to May 15
Fall: September 1 to September 15

NSERC CWSE National Network Conference Grant Policy Guidelines_2018

CWSE Network Conference Grant Application Form 2018

 

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Breaking Patterns? How Female Scientists Negotiate their Token Role in their Life Stories
For: Women in SETT

Breaking Patterns? How Female Scientists Negotiate their Token Role in their Life Stories

Building upon token theory, this paper analyses coping behaviours of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) through a professional identity perspective.

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Framing the Faculty Gender Gap
For: Women in SETT

Framing the Faculty Gender Gap

This journal article examines how doctoral students make sense of the preponderance of men at the faculty level despite increasing gender parity among students.

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