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WinSETT Centre receives funding from NL Workforce Innovation Centre

By: WinSETT Centre

On Jan. 11, 2019, Bernard Davis, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour in Newfoundland and Labrador announced six recipients of funding from the NL Workforce Innovation Centre (NLWIC).  

WinSETT was awarded $280,851 for a 31-month project to enhance its Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (SETT) Leadership Program in NL and make it more available to women in isolated and remote workplaces through online delivery.

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WinSETT Leadership Letter (Winter 2019)

By: WinSETT Centre

CCWESTT is happy to share the latest issue of the WinSETT Leadership Letter (Winter 2019).  

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Participate in the 2019 Global Engineers Survey

By: DiscoverE

Calling All Engineers!  Take part in the first-ever survey of Engineers around the world!  

DiscoverE is conducting a global survey to discover what engineers have in common, what’s different, and what it means for the future of engineering.  Here is how you can participate:

  1. Complete the 2019 Global Engineer Survey.  
  2. Share the survey with your friends and colleagues.
  3. Join DiscoverE on April 3 as they share the results and celebrate Global Day of the Engineer, a worldwide celebration of the engineering community's positive impact and a call to inspire future innovators.

This is YOUR survey! Please take a few minutes to participate today. 

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MCWESTT is Hosting CCWESTT 2020!!!

By: 2020 CCWESTT Biennial Conference Planning Team - January 29, 2019

Wondering why you haven't heard about MCWESTT 2019? That's because... we are hosting CCWESTT 2020!!!

MCWESTT is so excited to be hosting the national biennial conference for the Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology in May 2020! The conference will bring together attendees from all over Canada in the heart of the continent to engage in important conversations; advance the role of women in engineering, science, trades and technology; and to inspire change.

We need your help to make this happen!

Pay Gap Between Women, Men in Canadian Tech Jobs is Nearly $20K Per Year: Study

By: Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press - January 23, 2019

Women in Canadian tech jobs, with a bachelor's degree or higher, earn nearly $20,000 less a year than their male counterparts — and that pay gap can be just as stark for visible minority and Indigenous tech workers, a new study says.