ALD Online 2020 Women in STEM Organisations: 6. Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology (SCWIST)

Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology (SCWIST)

Location: Canada

SCWIST is a not-for-profit association, founded in 1981, to help encourage girls and women into STEM. They are involved in advocacy and engage directly with the government and other organisations to influence public policy. Over the years they have run workshops for girls, seminars for parents and teachers, created videos, a database of women working in STEM, as well as networking events and conferences.

You can follow their work here:

Twitter: @SCWIST
Instagram: @scwist.canada
YouTube: scwist
LinkedIn: Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology

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Posted in Ada Lovelace Day 2020.