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.

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Registration for the 9th Annual WISEST Golf Tournament and Silent Auction is now open!

Join WISEST on July 29th at the Mill Woods Golf Course to support diversity in science, engineering and technology! Click here to view details, register your team, or to learn about becoming a tournament sponsor.

Supervise a WISEST student in your lab this summer

WISEST invites UofA faculty and their graduate and PhD students to inspire a Grade 11 student this summer by welcoming them into their labs between July 2nd and August 13th during our Summer Research Program. Learn more and submit your project proposal online here by April 24 (recently extended).

Apply to the WISEST Summer Research Program by April 22

Grade 11 students interested in the opportunity of a life time are invited to apply to our 2015 Summer Research Program. Learn more about this exceptional program and how to apply here. Our deadline has recently been extended.


  1. Pederson Awarded Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award

    December 08 2014

    Long time WISEST volunteer, Ingrid Pederson, P.Eng., receives prestigious award for her amazing volunteer work in our community.

  2. Gladstone Lends Expertise to NASA

    October 22 2014

    UofA's Jeanette Gladstone discusses her knowledge of ultraluminous X-ray sources and neutron stars with NASA to support announcement of a new discovery.

  3. 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.

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