Women In Science and Engineering

WISE

WISE Events

Mentorship Program Event

WISE will be running its annual Mentorship Program again this year, in which students are paired with female mentors in STEM fields. The program will consist of four formal events, while also incorporating one-on-meetings between mentors and mentees. Taking part in WISE’s Mentorship Program is a valuable opportunity to gain insights into the professional world, while getting advice that will help both in university and beyond.


We welcome students of all genders and all years to sign-up! If you are interested in having a mentor, please fill out an application using the link below:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeng_45XLNphe6UttCwZhVn81irKM6RnZTkk35S--rF7tMpmg/viewform?usp=sf_link


Events to look forward to include:
1.    Mentorship Kick-Off in early October
2.    Trivia Night in mid November
3.    Paint Night in late January
4.    Mentorship Wrap-Up in early March

If you are an upper year female in a STEM program (3rd year +), we would also love to have you as a mentor! Since we have a limited number of spots for student mentors, we encourage you to apply early using the link below:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeDJTsm0x3A-f7wAeAVZkkG6HXnwSmNSHctdadiUg6j4UpxNw/viewform?usp=sf_link
Additionally, if you know of any females working in a STEM field and think they may be interested in becoming a mentor for our program, please email WISE’s Mentorship Coordinator, Helena, at ariahelena.cherniakk@ucalgary.ca and we will reach out to them with more information.

WISE Mentorship Wrap-Up in March

Thank you to all the mentorship participants who came out to Paint Night! We look forward to seeing everyone again on Thursday, March 21 for the WISE Mentorship Wrap-Up event. 

WISE Shell PDW

Professional Development Workshop

February’s PDW will be run by ACECOM.
When: Mid-February

Where: TBA

Biochemistry 393 Tutorial

Hosted by Dr. Turner. 

You can purchase a membership during our office hours at SA120. Office hours are posted on our office door and can also be found on our site.  Please email us at  if you want to arrange a specific time to drop by!

February 27th, 2019
5 PM - 7 PM
ST 148
Free for members, $5 for non-members

WISE & WRC Games Night!

Come by the Women’s Resource Centre for a games night with karaoke, sugary treats, and a chocolate fountain!

March 1st, 2019
5 PM - 7 PM
Women's Resource Centre

Med school Panel

Come hear some UofC medical school students talk about the do's and don'ts of med school and what you need to know to apply to med school!

When: March 
Where: TBA

De-stressing Wisely

WISE's end of Year Event where we thank you members for being a part of WISE with a chocolate fountain and fruit galore!

When: April 2nd 2019
Where: TBA

Easter Egg Hunt

The WISE Easter Egg Hunt is back! Be prepared to hunt more eggs to win awesome prizes with your friends!

April 8th and 9th, 2019

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer Hours and CCR Credit

Volunteers please continue attending WISE events to earn volunteer hours! Check in with a WISE exec member to make sure your attendance is recorded. Keep an eye on your inbox for more opportunities. Aim to achieve 20 hours by the end of the semester to earn CCR credit.

If you have any questions, please contact our new volunteer coordinator Wafa Anam at wafa.anam@ucalgary.ca.

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