The STEM areas include science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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Science East is an active public science and technology educational organization in New Brunswick. Science East is a registered charity that works both inside and outside of the school system to reach students, teachers, families, businesses and communities in every region of the province. They provide quality, inquiry-based learning for students, meaningful and engaging workshops for teachers and professionals, as well as fun and educational activities for the public. Their mission is to inspire and inform through hands-on science experiences.
IBM’s global Tech Re-Entry Program is for talented technical professionals who took a break from the workforce and are looking to restart their careers. This paid returnship program will enable you to work on projects that match your expertise, interests, and abilities and could lead to full-time employment.
This HR exec started her career in the closet but is now out and helping companies build a culture of trust and support for their queer workforce.
Celeste-Melize Ferrus is a Concordia undergraduate student in physics and the founding president of Katalìs Outreach. The student organization, which recently returned from Haiti, aims to inspire young people to pursue STEM education.
Here at the Star we’ve compiled a list of ten Canadian women pioneers, scientists and all around groundbreaking individuals in STEM that you don’t want to sleep on.
Refugee YES brings together young refugee talent, employers, and refugee ambassadors to enable refugee youth to start their careers in Canada. They deliver employer-partnered workshops to educate youth on career-entry employment opportunities across various industries and engage employers seeking young talent.
Girls Can … program is designed to give girls confidence in a variety of STEM activities, including robotics, coding, game design, sound engineering and more. The program is structured to be safe, fun and non-judgmental as participants work with Mini U’s mentors to determine the direction of the sessions. Special guests will join the group at times to provide extra encouragement.
Women scientists give shoutout to girls with #STEMTag campaign: ‘You don’t have to look like Einstein to be in science. You can bring your whole beautiful, feminine self.’
Fermilab particle physicist Jessica Esquivel remembers telling people, at age 8, that she was going to be an astrophysicist after seeing the 1997 film “Contact” with Jodie Foster. For J’Tia Hart, a nuclear engineer at Argonne National Laboratory, it was her experience on a submarine during an internship while in Navy ROTC that was the spark that led her to a career in science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM).
Diversity has become a buzz word; there are diversity councils, diversity festivals and job titles that have the word diversity in them. Everyone is talking about diversity, but does it really matter – or is it just hype? Does diversity matter when we talk about STEM? The truth is that not only does diversity matter, without it, STEM would quickly stagnate.
The world needs more female civil engineers, or better said, more female engineers in general. Simple as that. Dani Schroeder, or ‘Dani the Engineer,’ is a civil engineer and a STEM advocate with her website and outreach activities. Time for an interview!
With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Pamela Li is dedicated to providing an unparalleled level of care in the Ottawa area. Here is her story.
Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science, & Technology (WISEST) focuses on creating effective programs to empower women (and other underrepresented groups) to pursue, impact, and succeed in the fields of science, engineering, and technology. WISEST is thrilled to launch its new 5-Year Strategic Plan which will help focus and re-energize our organization as we continue to grow and respond to the needs of our stakeholders, click here for more details.
The Engineering crest was created by Engineers Canada, in partnership with Girl Guides Canada, to be awarded to guides who complete engineering-related activities under the supervision of a member of the engineering community such as a professional engineer, engineer-in-training, engineering graduate, or engineering student.
Putting gender equality at the heart of the global transition to a clean energy future. The Equal by 30 Campaign is part of the Clean Energy, Education and Empowerment Initiative which works to advance the participation of women in the clean energy transition and close the gender gap. Equal by 30 is a public commitment by public and private sector organizations to work towards equal pay, equal leadership and equal opportunities for women in the clean energy sector by 2030. Equal by 30 asks organizations, companies and governments to endorse principles, then take concrete action to accelerate the participation of women in the clean energy sector, and close the gender gap.
The Women in Physics Canada Conference (WIPC) is a professional conference that aims to create a space where participants can build networks, explore career paths, and present research, while also promoting gender equity and taking part in conversations about women in physics, mental health, and LGTBQ+ issues