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Advanced Education and Skills Supports WISE NL for 2014

Minister Kevin O’Brien of the Gov. of NL Dept. of Advanced Education and Skills (AES) recently announced their generous support for WISE NL and its award winning Student Summer Employment Program (SSEP), with a funding of $45,000 through its SAY (Service Agreement for Youth) grant for 2014. Over the past 25 years, we have had […]

Technology’s Man Problem

Crude apps, patronizing behaviour.  For some, “bro” culture offers one explanation for why there are so few women in tech. To read more visit: “Technology’s Man Problem” Claire Cain Miller – NY Times (April 5, 2014)  

WISE NL is recognized with award from Women in Resource Development Corporation

WISE NL was recognized with an award Thursday, March 6th, 2014 during the Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) Inspiring Women, Inspiring Change, Become Inspired Event for their contribution to advancements of women in science and engineering!  WISE NL President Gloria Montano accepted the award on behalf of the group, also in attendance were Laura Halfyard, past […]

Speaking of Engineering Lecture Series, February 18, 2014 : Have you ever wondered…how diversity strengthens engineering?

The message isn’t new. We need more engineers, especially women. But after more than 30 years of study and work to create more diversity in engineering, why aren’t we reaping the benefits? This upcoming panel lecture is part of the Speaking of Engineering Lecture Series hosted by PEG-NL (Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador) […]