Events

Soapbox Science 2020- when Science speaks in women’s voice

“Not only is it important to ask questions and find the answers, as a scientist I felt obligated to communicate with the world what we were learning.”  -Stephen Hawking The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it many challenges and lessons to be learned. In our position as women in STEM, one of the biggest lessons was …

Soapbox Science 2020- when Science speaks in women’s voice Read More »

Calgary Womxn: Taking Strides testimonial

 We were so proud to be invited to represent the IWS-Network in Calgary at the “Calgary Womxn: Taking strides” event that took place at the public library on January, 18th 2020. At the event, we mingled with diverse women-centered organizations making life-long connections, and learned about many amazing initiatives happening in Calgary.  Moreover, we were able to expand our …

Calgary Womxn: Taking Strides testimonial Read More »

Living abroad in times of COVID-19: Perspectives from IWS

 “On December 31, 2019, the World Health Organization was alerted to several cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, China. The virus did not match any other known virus…”   Three months later on March 11, 2020, WHO declared SARS-CoV-2, also known COVID-19 a pandemic. What followed seemed straight out of a dystopian future from science fiction; …

Living abroad in times of COVID-19: Perspectives from IWS Read More »

IWS at the National Engineer Month Initiative at Humber College

On March 7, 2020, IWS was invited by Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning(Humber College) and non-profit organization, Let’s Get Together, to attend the “Electronics in Motion” workshop as part of the celebration for National Engineer Month (NEM). This free program was organized by the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology staff and students in collaboration with the Humber College’s Community Outreach …

IWS at the National Engineer Month Initiative at Humber College Read More »