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WISEST Notice Board: October 2017
2017 SET Conference - for high school girls (grade 10-12)
Attention High School girls, our next SET Conference
will take place on Saturday November 25, 2017
Young women in their high-school years are challenged to explore science, engineering, and technology (SET) in this one-day conference put on by WISEST at the University of Alberta. Through hands-on experiments and face-to-face conversations with mentors, they gain insight into different careers in SET and advice on how to achieve their goals.
The SET Conference is CURRENTLY FULL.
Please see instructions on how to add your name to the waitlist on the SET Conference
page. Note: waitlisted spots will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.
2018 CHOICES Conference - for grade 6 girls
Registration Opens November 1, 2017.
The CHOICES Conference
will take place on February 20 & 21, 2018. This two day science extravaganza will welcome 600 grade 6 girls from the Greater Edmonton Area to the University of Alberta's north campus for non-stop science, technology, engineering and Math (STEM) fun! Students will have a chance to experience hands-on activities, hear from inspiring speakers, and interact with female role models who can help them see past the gender barriers that often prevent young women from pursuing STEM fields.
Information on the registration process is available on our registration webpage
. As a limited number of spots are available, we urge school administrators to register early!
Want to help inspire 600 young ladies with a love for STEM over reading break 2018? We will require Lab Activity Volunteers and General Volunteers to help make the CHOICES Conference a success! Please see the volunteer webpage
and stay tuned for our official volunteer sign-up forms.
CONTACT INFO UPDATE FORM
ATTENTION WISEST Alumni and Friends!
Has WISEST impacted your life in some way? Did you participate in our Summer Research Program? How about our CHOICES Conference for grade 6 girls or our SET Conference? Maybe you were impacted by one of our other programs.
WISEST is turning 35 this year and we have some exciting plans in store. A significant part of our WISEST history is the IMPACT WISEST has had on people and we feel that we have lost touch with some of you.
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