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Most Recent Edition:

Summer 2010

This issue includes:

  • A Glimpse into the Future – Denise Hemmings reflects on her first year as WISEST Vice-Chair, and looks forward to the challenges ahead.








  • Summer Research Program 2010 – Building interest, strengths, careers and relationships – Catch a glimpse into what is in store for the 60 High-School Student Researchers in this year’s Program.








  • Launching a Landmark Lecture Series –A report highlighting the success of the inaugural WISEST Lecture delivered by Hon. A. Anne McLellan P.C. O.C.








  • Golf, Network, Donate, Inspire – Support WISEST and tee off for Gender diversity at the 4th Annual WISEST Golf Tournament on Wednesday, July 28th. 








  • Leading the Way: Empowering Women, Building Communities – CCWESTT Conference participants report back to WISEST.








  • WinSETT Centre Launched – “The WinSETT Centre will work in partnership with the member groups of CCWESTT, including WISEST, to take action to reach the critical mass of women in SETT…”








  • WISEST draws girls to science – “For 20 years the University of Alberta has welcomed waves of school girls into its laboratories for a look behind the curtain at education and career possibilities in science…”








  • A Day of Science, Engineering & Technology – “Alberta high school students flocked to the UofA campus on Saturday, November 28 to learn more about Science, engineering and technology…”








  • WISER – The Early Career Science Network – “WISEST’s new network for early career professionals in scientific fields - WISER - has had a wonderful second year supporting individuals in academia, industry and government…”








  • UA-WiSE – The Undergraduate Science Network – “Throughout the 2009-2010 academic year, UA-WiSE successfully hosted a number of events that emphasized networking, mentorship, and education opportunities for both male and female undergraduates who are studying non-traditional…”








  • Meet-a-Mentor – “The goal of this series is to engage rural, junior high school students in the pursuit of scholarship, engineering, science and technology careers…”








  • My WISEST Visions as a Board Member: Past and Present – “Even when your time seems stretched, maintaining that investment with an organization like WISEST is important. WISEST helps many individuals at many different stages in their lives…”

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