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CCWESTT 2018 Membership Dues Are Now Due

By: Patricia Thacker, Association Manager, CCWESTT - March 29, 2018

CCWESTT would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support over the past 12 months. We value all contributions to CCWESTT, and memberships make up the lifeblood of our organization. Your involvement is extremely important to us and very much appreciated.

CCWESTT Past President Dr. Liette Vasseur appointed to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO

By: Ashley Tardif-Bennett, Canada Council for the Arts - June 06, 2018

The Canada Council for the Arts is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Liette Vasseur as President and Mireille Apollon as Vice-President of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO). They will take up these roles in June and September 2018 respectively.

Thank You for Making CCWESTT2018 Such a Success! 

By: Lianne Lefsrud and Anjum Mullick, Co-Chairs CCWESTT2018

This three-day national event, brought together subject matter experts, employers, CEOs/presidents, government representatives, and women in SETT (Science, Engineering, Trades, and Technology) at all phases of their career life-cycle to share their knowledge and experience around diversity and inclusion. Our flexible theme of “Learn. Grow. Act.” included the sharing current and emerging research and best practices, offering powerful professional development, and gaining practical solutions to the challenges faced regarding attraction, promotion, and retention of women in SETT.

UNESCO releases report: Cracking the code: Girls’ and women’s education in STEM

By: UNESCO

UNESCO's Cracking The Code: Girls' and women's education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) report aims to ‘crack the code’, or to decipher the factors that hinder or facilitate girls’ and women’s participation, achievement and continuation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.

NSERC Chairs release report: Analysis of the Distribution of Gender in STEM Fields in Canada

By: the NSERC Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering

The report, Analysis of the Distribution of Gender in STEM Fields in Canada, takes a look at the percentages of women in STEM fields in the various regions of Canada.