WISEST:  Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science & Technology 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.

WISEST Notice Board

WISEST is Seeking a Co-Chair

We are thrilled that our Chair, Denise Hemmings, will be continuing on with WISEST.  However, we are now seeking a Co-Chair to work with Denise and to step into an exciting leadership role!  Learn more about our Advisory Board and what a leadership role with WISEST would look like here.  Interested individuals can email denise.hemmings@ualberta.ca

SET Conference Postponed until 2015

WISEST will not be holding our annual SET Conference for high school girls this fall.  You can expect to see our next SET Conference be available in November, 2015.

Volunteers Needed to Inspire Youth in Wood Buffalo Region

Our Tales From the Science Buffalo Program incorporates Aboriginal Ways of Knowing into the Grade 6 science curriculum and introduces students to potential science careers.  We are seeking volunteers (stipend provided) to assist us in delivering this amazing program in Northern Alberta.  Learn more here.


  1. Klawe speaks at WISEST's Annual Lecture

    June 12 2014

    Dr. Maria Klawe, President of Harvey Mudd College, shares her success at WISEST's May 29th Annual Lecture and Inaugural Symposium.

  2. Margaret-Ann Armour waxes philosophical

    March 16 2014

    In an inspiring interview, Margaret-Ann Armour shares her insights.

  3. A Heartfelt Farewell from Grace Ennis

    March 03 2014

    After 20 years of inspiration and encouragement to the WISEST community, WISEST Coordinator, Grace Ennis is retiring. Please read her heartfelt farewell inside.

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