The following organizations are currently members of CCWESTT:
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS)
APEGS is the licensing body which regulates the profession of engineering and geoscience in Saskatchewan by ensuring high standards of practice and education.
2018-2019 has AWSN celebrating their 25th year of challenging the status quo in STEM fields. AWSN continues to work for the social and economic value that diversity and inclusion of all people in the fields of STEM can bring, including women, youth, Canadian newcomers, Indigenous peoples and those in rural locations across Alberta.
Brock University, Faculty of Mathematics & Science
Located close to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Brock is the only university in Canada within the core of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve. The Faculty of Math and Science at Brock, with six departments and two centres, offers 21 undergraduate and graduate programs, 16 of which have the Co-Op options. As faculty members are close to their students, undergraduate students in every department have ample opportunities to get involved in research at early stages of their education. Brock embraces gender equality and diversity and welcomes domestic and international students.
Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. Our two campuses serve approximately 18,500 learners a year in certificate, diploma, bachelor’s degree and continuing education programs. We offer over 160 innovative programs to help meet the needs of students and communities in Victoria and beyond.
Canadian Association of Girls in Science (CAGIS)
The Canadian Association for Girls In Science (CAGIS) is an award–winning club for girls aged 7 to 16 that supports interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). CAGIS chapter members meet monthly to explore STEM with fun, hands-on activities led by women and men experts in a variety of STEM fields. These monthly events often occur at the work places of our STEM experts, giving girls a behind-the-scenes view and allowing them to experience the lab and field environment for themselves. CAGIS members have built model planes with pilots, made robots and programmed them to execute tasks with engineers, collected samples in tall grass ecosystems with ecologists, explored the balance and motion of figure skating with physicists, and more.
Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF)
CEMF is dedicated to attracting women to the engineering profession so they may fully contribute to the development of Canadian society, and in so doing, honour the memory of the 14 women from L’Ecole Polytechnique whose contributions to Canada ended on December 6, 1989.
Carleton is a smart, caring and connected community that inspires and empowers individuals to become change leaders who drive impact in the world. Carleton’s faculty and staff strive to provide a superior learning experience for our learners who hail from every province and from over 100 countries around the world. Situated on a beautiful campus bordered by the Rideau River and Canal, Carleton is just minutes from the heart of our nation’s government and enjoys easy access to the many organizations, associations and businesses which thrive in Ottawa. Learn more about Carleton’s academic opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Recognizing that many women continue to face systemic obstacles in pursuing careers in STEM disciplines, we have created a dedicated page with additional resources for women considering applying to STEM-related academic opportunities
Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Conestoga College is a leader in polytechnic education and delivers a full range of career-focused education, training, and applied research programs in Ontario.
Engineers Canada is the national organization of the 12 engineering regulators that license the country’s 290,000 members of the profession. Together, we work to advance the profession in the public interest.
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba regulates the profession of engineering and geoscience in Manitoba and serves and protects the public interest by governing and advancing the practices of professional engineering and geoscience in accordance with the Engineering and Geoscientific Professions Act of Manitoba.
Family Services of Peel
Family Services of Peel (FSP) was established in 1971 as a non-profit, registered charitable organization. As a multi-service agency, FSP provides the people of Peel with professional counselling services, educational programs, employment support services, support for people with developmental disabilities and their families, as well as support for victims of violence and abuse.
Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation
Ingenium represents a collaborative space where the past meets the future in a celebration of creativity, discovery, and human ingenuity. Under the Ingenium brand, the three museums — the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, Canada Aviation and Space Museum and the Canada Science and Technology Museum — provide a sensory experience that immerses young and old alike in the countless ways science and technology connect with Canadians’ everyday lives.Ingenium is committed to encouraging and empowering women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and math. Ingenium’s Women in STEM initiative includes free resources, interactive timeline and a travelling exhibition.
La Cité est le plus grand collège d’arts appliqués et de technologies de langue française de l’Ontario. Située à Ottawa avec des campus satellites à Orléans, Hawkesbury et Toronto, La Cité offre plus de 140 programmes à quelque 5000 étudiants à temps plein provenant de l’ensemble de la francophonie canadienne et internationale.
New Boots – Progressing Women in Trades
New Boots: Progressing Women in Trades is New Brunswick’s provincial network and resource hub that aims to promote, support and mentor women in non-traditional skilled trades, such as: construction, maintenance, automotive, truck, and transport. Currently ranked 12th in Canada for women in apprenticeable skilled trades, New Boots’ network hopes to increase the participation of women in all sectors of non-traditional skilled trades through positive partnerships with industry, employers, government, educational institutions, and communities.
New Brunswick Community College (NBCC)
With flexible educational programming that is responsive to the social and economic needs of the Province, New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) is a provincially-recognized public post-secondary institution reputed for producing skilled, knowledgeable graduates who are contributing to the Province’s prosperity. In addition to one- and two-year certificate and diploma programs, NBCC provides specialized and customized training to meet the needs of specific sectors and communities, and delivers apprenticeship training to more than 1,800 learners annually. Find out more by visiting www.nbcc.ca.
Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT)
The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) is a non-profit, self-governing, professional association of over 25,000 members. OACETT is Ontario’s independent certifying body for engineering and applied science technicians and technologists and confers the designations C.Tech. (Certified Technician) and C.E.T. (Certified Engineering Technologist). OACETT promotes the interests of engineering and applied science technicians and technologists in industry, educational institutions, the public and government.
Ontario Building & Construction Tradeswomen
Established by the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario, the Ontario Building and Construction Tradeswomen (OBCT) is a committee of tradeswomen working together to advocate for women in the trades to ensure they feel inspired, welcomed, motivated, challenged, and empowered. OBCT provides resources, mentorship and support for Ontario tradeswomen.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Women in Trades and Technology
The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Women in Trades & Technology program works with instructors, employers, professionals and non-profits to build curriculum for camps, workshops and mentorship programs. The goal is to teach women valuable skills, encourage women to think about different career options and address barriers that may limit women in trades and technology.>
Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology
SCWIST is a not-for-profit society that specializes in improving the presence and influence of women and girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in Canada. SCWIST promotes participation and advancement through education, networking, mentorship, collaborative partnerships and advocacy. Empower. Connect. Include. Inspire. Sustain.
Established in 1998, Techsploration is an award-winning, Nova Scotia-based not-for-profit that delivers hands-on, mentor-led programming to young women in Grades 9 through 12. The goal of Techsploration is to increase the number of women working in science, engineering, trades, and technology-related occupations by assisting young women from diverse backgrounds to explore a wide range of career options in fields where women are significantly underrepresented.
University of Ottawa
University of Ottawa’s Engineering Management graduate programs are industry-oriented, leadership-strengthening educational experiences for engineering professionals. You can complete a 100% online Master of Engineering Management degree program or a Graduate Diploma in Engineering Management program in a flexible, modular format with concentrations in the field’s most crucial topics.
Connect with an Enrolment Advisor or access your Program Brochure at (www.uoeng.ca)
Women in Resource Development (WRDC)
WRDC is a provincial, non-profit-organization in Newfoundland and Labrador committed to increasing women’s participation in trades and technology. WRDC offers a variety of programs and service to address challenges surrounding the attraction, recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in these sectors.
Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science and Technology (WISEST)
WISEST is a unit of the University of Alberta that has dedicated over 30 years to empowering women in the fields of science, engineering and technology.
Women in Science and Engineering – Atlantic (WISEAtlantic)
WISEAtlantic is primarily engaged in inspiring youth to consider STEM careers and making them aware of the diversity that exists within these fields. It also supports women in STEM careers through professional development opportunities.
Women in Science and Engineering – Newfoundland and Labrador (WISE-NL)
WISE NL is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization that seeks to increase the participation of young and adult women in rewarding and exciting careers in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics.
Women’s Network PEI (WNPEI)
WNPEI is a not-for-profit organization that works to strengthen and support the efforts of PEI women to improve the status of women in our society.
YWCA Halifax Shift Change project began in 2018 with a question of how to further women’s economic security in the field of skilled trades, funded by Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE). The Shift Change project continues with the renewed support of WAGE and the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency.
YWCA Halifax has been engaged in employment programs for over 150 years with women, many of whom are in the experience of poverty. The YWCA Halifax is part of a national feminist movement and has joined the Nova Scotian women’s movement in skilled trades to help support women to access secure jobs with family-sustaining wages and increasing the number of women working and advancing in their careers in this sector.