WinS co-hosts a talk by Karen Lockridge, Principal, pension actuary and sustainability champion, Mercer & Chair, Canadian Institute of Actuaries‘ Committee on Climate Change and Sustainability, March 30, 2015
WinS co-sponsors Nerd Fest 2015, featuring a talk by WinS Director Shohini Ghose, March 28, 2015.
International Women's Day: March 8, Film screening, panel discussion and reception
WinS Meetups: Bi-weekly meetings for WLU students and faculty. Contact us if you want to join us.
WinS is co-sponsoring the Theory Canada 9 conference at Laurier in June 2014. Registration is free for all participants and accommodation is free for students.
WinS co-sponsors a talk by Dr. Alice Cronin-Golomb for Parkinson's Awareness Month, April 9, 2014
International Women's Day, March 8, 2014
WinS co-sponsors a talk by Tom Rand about climate change, March 6, 2014
Planning for the IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics is underway. Click here for more information.
NASA MAVEN Mars launch event, Nov 18, 2013
Ada Lovelace Day, October 15, 2013
AMMCS 2013 conference, Minisymposium on Women in Math and Science, August 26-30, 2013.
G.E.N.I.U.S Camp for grade 7-9 girls, Laurier Enriched Academic Program, July 8-12, 2013.
WinS participates in Discovery Square, Kitchener, July 2013.
WinS participates in CSA Tweetup of astronaut Chris Hadfield's return to Earth from the International Space Station, May 13, 2013.
Winter Term, 2013
Math and Science PD Day for high school teachers, Eastwood Collegiate Institute, April 19, 2013.
Mentorship Matters! Co-hosted by WinS and Canadian Women in Technology Waterloo Chapter, April 3, 2013.
WinS is proud to sponsor TEDxYouth@Waterloo, March 27, 2013.
Stay tuned for more exciting upcoming events and activities. Focus areas include
Just a girl: Addressing perceptions of women in science/engineering
Conversations: Workshops, conferences and activities for and about women in science and mathematical social sciences
Connections: Building networks and facilitating mentoring
Inclusive classrooms: Developing science education resources based on latest research regarding best practices; Facilitating sharing of ideas and solutions to common problems
Magic of science: Development of demos, tools and activities that demonstrate the power of scientific thinking and how it leads to useful technologies and fuels progress
This is what a scientist looks like: Public lectures and events to celebrate and raise awareness of women in science
My mom the scientist: Advocating for childcare support for women in science