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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UA-WiSE Black Tie Affair Featuring Key Note Suzanne West - January 16th at the Dinwoodie Lounge

UA-WiSE will be hosting an elegant evening of food and entertainment, sponsored by Shell, at the University of Alberta's Dinwoodie Lounge on January 16th, 6 pm. This classy event will feature key note speaker Suzanne West, a successful engineer and the owner and CEO of Imaginea Energy, one of five companies that she has built from the ground up.  Suzanne will be speaking about leadership, innovation and the advancement of women in science and technology.  

Everyone is welcome. Learn more Here.

2015 Choices Conference - Registration is Open!

Teachers and Administrators within eligible school districts can now begin registering their Grade 6 girls for our February 17-18th Choices Conference. Learn more about this program and how to register here.

Volunteer for Choices!

WISEST is now recruiting lab activity leaders, campus ambassadors and general volunteers to assist with our 2015 Choices Conference on Feb. 17th and 18th.  Learn more and sign up here.


  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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