Women Leading Change in STEM
Increasing equity, diversity and inclusion in science, technology, engineering and math.Date: October 13, 2021 | Time: 5:00 - 6:30 pm | Cost: Free | Location: Farqhuar Auditorium, Univeristy of Victoria | *The event will also be live online.
Women have made great strides in the labour force, but there is still much to address in order to close the gender gap. Women Leading Change in STEM, highlights powerful voices leading change across industries in which women remain underrepresented.
Join us for a conversation with STEM leaders Denise Williams, First Nations Technology Council, Julie Angus, Open Ocean Robotics, Mina Hoorfar, UVic Engineering and Computer Science and Sue Paish, Digital Supercluster that will connect, inspire and empower.
Moderated by: The Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
Register Now for In-Person Tickets Are you unable to attend in-person? Visit www.uvic.ca/wlc on Oct. 13 at 4:50pm for the livestream.
Emily Carr University Summer Institute for Teens will be facilitated online this year, making it easier for students to participate in this exciting pre-university program.
Summer Institute for Teens (SIT)
July 5-30, 2021
Ages: 16-18, or have completed Grade 10 by July 2021
Featuring small classes taught by professional, practicing artists and designers, the Summer Institute for Teens prepares students for the next step in their creative careers. Students spend four weeks engaged in intensive studio practice, where they develop a range of technical and creative skills, and create new work for their portfolios. Students have a choice of 10 online studios in a range of disciplines in the fields of visual arts, media and design. No previous experience in the subject area is required. By the end of the program, students will have broadened their understanding of art + design, created exciting new works and participated in an online exhibition with their peers. For more information about the program, please visit our website. Students can currently benefit from a $400 discount if they register by May 31st! We are hosting a virtual info session on Thursday, May 20th at 5 pm (PDT, GMT -7), where we will share all the details about our summer programs for youth. Students, parents and teachers interested in attending are invited to register on Eventbrite.
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