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 New Chair

Denise Hemmings, has recently made the difficult decision to step down from her current role as the Chair of WISEST. WISEST is now inviting all interested U of A faculty members to apply for this rewarding part-time leadership position. Learn More or view a detailed Chair of WISEST Position Description.

Teacher Appreciation Day

This August 13th event is open to all math, science and technology teachers in AB.  Learn more or Register Here.

WISEST Summer Research Program Celebration of Research

Family, friends, sponsors and community representatives of our Summer Research Program participants are invited to join us at the U of A, August 14th.  RSVP Here.

Stantec presents the WISEST 8th Annual Golf Tournament &Silent Auction-July 30th-Registration is Open!

You can now register your team for the WISEST Annual Golf Tournament and Silent Auction. Learn More.


  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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