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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SET Conference

We had a great SET Conference on Saturday, November 7th. Thank you to all of the students who came out including those who came from outside of Edmonton. We hope you enjoyed the conference as much as we did.

We would like to give a shout out to everyone who volunteered; we couldn't have pulled off such a great conference without you! 

Choices Conference

The Choices Conference will be taking place on February 16 & 17th. Teachers check back in December to register yourself and four of your grade 6 students. We will be emailing conference information to the schools in the eligible jurisdictions.

A part-time opportunity with the Environmental Appeals Board

There is a part-time opportunity with the Government of Alberta's Environmental Appeals Board. If this is something you might be interested in, please review the job posting. Deadline for applications is December 18, 2015.


  1. PhD grad Dr. Cassandra Churchill tells us why the future is bright for women in STEM!

    November 17 2015

    "Now finished her PhD, Dr. Churchill is currently working on a postdoctoral fellowship with the Li Ka Shing Institute to study proteins associated with Parkinson’s disease."

  2. Have you heard about STEMfest?

    May 15 2015

    This fall, Saskatoon will host a world-class conference related to everything science, technology, engineering and math. Learn more.

  3. 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.

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