Events

April 28- May 1st, 2011: CCWE+20 Project CCWE + 20: A workshop on women in the engineering profession. Ottawa, On.

April5-6th, 2011: Contact Conference Presentation at the two day conference on career development. Conference organized by the Education Industry Council.

February 18th, 2011: On Campus Day: Presentation to Secondary Students.

January 3rd,2011: CONNECTED Website Launch. Please visit the website for more information about the event, photos, and more!

December 8th, 2010: CONNECTED 2010: A one-day interactive, hands on computer science education event for secondary female students.

August 20th, 2010: 2010 Science Ambassador Symposium. A celebration of this years Ambassadors & communities,and discussion regarding the future of the program.

July-August, 2010: Sci-Fi Science Camps Girl Power: Weekly hour long computer programming sessions with girls ages 9-13.

May 13-15th, 2010: 13th Biennial Conference of the Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades, and Technology, Winnipeg, MB.

March 23, 24, & 25, 2010: Keeping the Momentum Going: A Forum for Ontario First Nations Health Human Resources. Science Ambassador poster and program presentation, Thunder Bay, Ontario.

March 4th, 2010: Aboriginal Achievement Week 2010: Poster Series. Science Ambassador Poster on display from 9:00 am-3:00pm in the Education Student Lounge

December 6, 2009: Marking the 20th Anniversary of the Montreal Polytechnique Shooting - Film, Vigil and Exhibition organized by the University Women Studies Group.

September, 2009: Informal lunch for graduate students and faculty with Professor Karol Hall, North Carolina State University, Engineering Meeting room, 12:00 pm (Lunch)

August 13, 2009: Reception to celebrate the six 2009 Science Ambassadors and their success, Boffins Club, 5:30 pm (by invitation)

Past events

April 24, 2009: Talk at the University of Calgary, Alberta - "Girls and Science: in the World and on the Prairies"

March 30, 2009: Talk at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta - "Girls and Science: in the World and on the Prairies"

October 5-7, 2008: Grace Hopper Celebration'2009, Keystone, CO - Organized a panel on European Women in Computer Science and participated in a workshop on International Women. Check the video We are Technical Women shot at the conference.

June 19-20, 2008: Science Ambassadors Symposium in Saskatoon.

June 17, 2008: Talk at the IEEE WIE (Montreal Women in Engineering) group -"An overview of the situation of women in academia in Europe and North America and the outreach for aboriginal students program".

March, 12,2008: Talk at the IEEE Northern Saskatchewan Women's Affinity Group (Joint event with the WISE group at the UofS) on "Representaion of Women in Science and Engineering in Canada and Europe"(pdf)

February, 15,2008: Keynote speech at the Let’s Talk Science Partnership Program, Regional Western Conference, UofS "Approaches to Effective Science Education and Outreach Conference" (pdf)

January 31, 2008: Meeting of the WISE group at the UofS with presentations by Dr. Monique Dube (Canada Research Chair on Aquatic Toxicology) an Dr. Julita Vassileva on Gender differences in communication styles. (pdf)

December 6, 2007: Vigil for the 14 female engineering studetns who were killed at l'Ecolé Polytechniqué in Montreal in 1989 will be held at at 7PM at the FRANCIS MORRISON LIBRARY (311 23rd St E. downtown) .

October 18, 2007: Dr. Vassileva co-chaired (with Dr. Vicki Allan) the Doctoral Forum at the Grace Hopper 2007 Celebration for Women in Computing, Orlando, Fl.

October 3-5, 2007: Dr. Vassileva presented the Science Ambassador Program at the CASTS'2007 Conference in Calgary. pdf

July 2, 2007: Dr. Vassileva presented an invited talk at the INWES Symposium for Eastern European Women in Science and Engineering in Wroclaw, Poland.

June 16, 2007: Dr. Vassileva presented an invited talk on Women in Academia at the Canadian Physics Conference in Saskatoon.

May 30, 2007: Dr. Vassileva presented a welcome address to the students presenting in the MITACS student poster session in Winnipeg.

May 28, 2007: Dr. Vassileva presented an invited talk on Connecting Women in Academia at the Canadian Chemistry Conference in Winnipeg.

: Connected 2010 Connected 2010:

Prof. Monique Frize from Carleton University / University of Ottawa visited U of S on February 21st and 22nd, 2007. She gave two talks and a workshop.

  • February 21st, 7pm: IEEE talk, "Information Technologies Applied to Medicine" (pdf)
  • February, 22nd, 10am - 1pm: Workshop, "Graduate studies and preparing for a career in industry or in academia" (pdf)
  • February, 22nd, 3pm: Public lecture, "Successful strategies to increase diversity in science and engineering undergraduate and graduate programs" (pdf)
  • More information about Prof. Monique Frize: http://www.site.uottawa.ca/~frize/