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Mentorship and Networking

Canada

Society for Canadian Women In Science and Technology formed in 1981, it is a non-for-profit association with the aim to encourage women into science, engineering and technology and to keep them there, whilst raising awareness.

The Canadian Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (WinSETT Centre) is an action-oriented, non-profit organization that aspires to recruit, retain and advance women in science, engineering, trades and technology (SETT).

Canadian Women of Innovation

The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation acknowledges that Engineers Canada graciously provided funding for this project. Engineers Canada is the national organization of the 12 provincial and territorial associations, external link that regulate the profession of engineering in Canada and license the country's more than 250,000 members of the engineering profession.

The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation Project Team would like to extend our appreciation to all our colleagues at both the Museum and at the Corporate level who participated in, or supported this project.

Canadian Association for Girls in Science

Inspired by the dream of Larissa Vingilis-Jaremko when she was just 9 years old, CAGIS is a network of girls, aged 7-16 who like science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and want to learn more. The purpose of CAGIS is to promote, educate and support interest and confidence in STEM among girls. CAGIS chapter members, aged 7-16, meet monthly to explore STEM with fun, hands-on activities led by women and men specializing in many different fields. Since CAGIS is for girls by girls, members are encouraged to take an active role in the development of their own club by voicing their opinions, exploring their interests, writing for the newsletter, writing for New Moon Magazine, and helping to organize the regular chapter events.

Inspired by the dream of Larissa Vingilis-Jaremko when she was just 9 years old, CAGIS is a network of girls, aged 7-16 who like science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and want to learn more. The purpose of CAGIS is to promote, educate and support interest and confidence in STEM among girls. CAGIS chapter members, aged 7-16, meet monthly to explore STEM with fun, hands-on activities led by women and men specializing in many different fields. Since CAGIS is for girls by girls, members are encouraged to take an active role in the development of their own club by voicing their opinions, exploring their interests, writing for the newsletter, writing for New Moon Magazine, and helping to organize the regular chapter events.

Inspired by the dream of Larissa Vingilis-Jaremko when she was just 9 years old, CAGIS is a network of girls, aged 7-16 who like science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and want to learn more. The purpose of CAGIS is to promote, educate and support interest and confidence in STEM among girls. CAGIS chapter members, aged 7-16, meet monthly to explore STEM with fun, hands-on activities led by women and men specializing in many different fields. Since CAGIS is for girls by girls, members are encouraged to take an active role in the development of their own club by voicing their opinions, exploring their interests, writing for the newsletter, writing for New Moon Magazine, and helping to organize the regular chapter events.

The Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) was founded in 2009 by a diverse group of young and passionate professionals from industry, academia, and science-based governmental departments. CSPC serves as an inclusive, non-partisan and national forum uniting stakeholders, strengthening dialogue, and enabling action with respect to current and emerging issues in national science, technology, and innovation policy. 

FIRST Robotics Canada, a registered charity, was established in 2001 and incorporated in 2004 with a mission to inspire Canadian high school and elementary school students to pursue further studies and careers in science, technology and engineering. It pursues its mission primarily through offering opportunities for students, working in teams and assisted by expert adult mentors, to build robots and to take part in tournaments which feature on-field competitions, judged awards and other forms of recognition, potentially including university and college scholarships

Let’s Talk Science is an award-winning, national, charitable organization focused on education and outreach to support youth development. They create and deliver unique learning programs and services that engage children, youth and educators in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

The Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE) was formed in 2005 between all the schools and faculties of engineering across Ontario. The objective of this network is to work collaboratively to support current female engineers, students, and encourage the next generation of women to pursue careers in engineering.

Global

International Women’s Forum (IWF) is a world-class leadership association with over 6,400 members across 34 countries.  Founded over 30 years ago, IWF provides a platform that brings together an unprecedented global membership of some of the world’s most accomplished women leaders from every sector and industry to exchange ideas, to learn from and inspire each other, and to promote women’s leadership for a changing world.

Founded in 1997, Women's Executive Network  is Canada’s leading organization dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women in management, executive, professional and board roles. WXN is a Founding Member of the Canadian Board Diversity Council, dedicated to increasing the diversity of Canada’s corporate boards. In 2008, WXN launched in Ireland, followed by London, UK in 2015, creating an international community of female leaders.

Women Who Code (WWCode) is global non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. Working to support this generation in being and becoming leaders and role models in the tech industry.

Male Champions of Change (MCC) Institute works with influential leaders to redefine men’s role in taking action on gender inequality. It activates peer groups of influential male leaders, supports them to step up beside women, and drives the adoption of actions across private sector and government. 

Girls Who Code is a non-profit organization that was founded with a single mission: to close the gender gap in technology.

The world is at a turning point. People everywhere understand and support the idea of gender equality. They know it’s not just a women’s issue, it’s a human rights issue. And when these powerful voices are heard, they will change the world. The time for that change is now.

HeForShe is inviting people around the world to stand together to create a bold, visible force for gender equality. And it starts by taking action right now to create a gender equal world

Ladies Learning Code is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to be the leading resource for women and youth to become passionate builders - not just consumers - of technology by learning technical skills in a hands-on, social, and collaborative way.

Women in STEMM Australia is a non-profit organisation founded in 2014 which has grown into a nationally recognised association for women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM). Their over-arching goal is to connect women in STEMM regardless of their discipline and profession.