Presentations: Recruitment / Retention

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The CCWESTT 2022 program committee are excited to announce we received almost 100 abstracts promising a rich and diverse program for all attendees. Concurrent sessions will focus on the following themes: Intersectionality; Building Better Allies; Inclusive Leadership; Outreach; Recruitment/Retention; and Culture Transformation.


See below for the Recruitment / Retention concurrent presentations.

Theme: Recruitment / Retention

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Better Together: Accelerating SETT Women’s Personal and Professional Success through Group Coaching and Online Community
Presenters:  Erica Lee-Garcia, Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (WinSETT); Christina Gale, Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (WinSETT)

Building a Diverse and inclusive Talent Pipeline for the Ocean and Marine Sector of Atlantic Canada
Presenter:  Tanya Lush, COVE

Let’s Talk: Women in STEM and Science Teaching
Presenters:  Catherine Mavriplis, University of Ottawa

Collaborating for Greater Gender Diversity in University Engineering Programs
Presenters:  Joëlle Pelletier-Nolet, NSERC Chair for Women in Sciences and Engineering (Quebec Region); Eve Langelier, NSERC Chair for Women in Sciences and Engineering (Quebec Region); Jade Brodeur, NSERC Chair for Women in Sciences and Engineering (Quebec Region); Vincent Belletête, École de gestion; Nolwenn Crozet, Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines

COVID-19 and it’s effect on our tools stop the leaky pipeline
Presenter:  Lori Wareham, University of Saskatchewan/McInnes Cooper

Exposure to Engineering: High School Participation in Outreach Programs, Role Models, and Recruitment Events and Likelihood of Engineering Program Graduation
Presenter:  Nicole Wilson, University of Alberta

Reflections on the experiences, challenges, and successes of the L’Oréal laureates: what more needs to be done?
Presenters:  Virginie Hotte-Dupuis, L’Oréal Canada; Eleanor Haine, Canadian Commission for UNESCO; Liette Vasseur, Brock University

She Persisted, or Did She? The Role of Belongingness and Utility Value in Women’s Persistence in STEM
Presenters:  Randy Lynn Newman, Acadia University, Department of Psychology; Hanna Bincik, Acadia University, Department of Psychology; Joseph Hayes, Acadia University, Department of Psychology; Tamara Franz-Odendaal, Mount Saint Vincent University, Department of Biology, and NSERC Chair of Women in Science and Engineering (Atlantic)

WinSETT – Who are We? Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going – Help us shape our future in support of Women and Employers in SETT
Presenters:  Marg Latham, WinSETT Centre; Sarah Watts-Rynard, WinSETT Centre; Edna Dach, WinSETT Centre