FROM ACADEMIC RESEARCHERS TO EMERGING LEADERS TO NEXT GENERATION CHANGE AGENTS
Researching benefits of diversity and attraction, retention, and promotion strategies for Women in SETT careers
Relaying outcomes from corporate and government initiatives
Developing leadership skills
Managing Transitions – promotion, leaves, career refocusing
Mentoring and Sponsoring
Creating market and social ventures as entrepreneurs
Redefining the future as intrapreneurs
Uniting action through intra/inter-organizational enterprises
Catalyzing change through inter-sectoral policy forum
MAY 31 – JUNE 2, 2018
SAVE THE DATE FOR THE SEVENTEENTH CCWESTT CONFERENCE
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LOCATED IN EDMONTON AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA
DONADEO INNOVATION CENTRE FOR ENGINEERING
Attend the conversation and shape the future of women in engineering and beyond!
Who is CCWESTT?
The Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CCWESTT) is a premier national, nonprofit organization of groups, institutions and industries with a mission to expand the attraction, retention, and promotion of women.
Now in its 37th year, the conference is held biennially and is organized by a host committee, separate from the board.
Youth Essay Contest
Open to students in grades 10 to 12
Write a winning essay on what attending the CCWESTT2018 conference would mean to you. You could attend a full day at the conference on June 2, 2018 during which you will meet women from science, engineering, trades and technology at all phases of their careers. This is your chance to ask questions, enjoy thoughtful presentations and gain new insights from undergraduate students and women with years of experience in their fields.
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Who Attends the Conference?
National and international representatives from corporations, government, NGOs, universities, industry/trade associations, etc. who are addressing issues of diversity and inclusion.
Attendance has ranged from 400 attendees in Calgary 2006 to 150 attendees in Ottawa 2016.