Join us as CanWIT Waterloo Region
partners with the Centre for Women in Science (WinS)
, Wilfrid Laurier University to present Mentorship Matters
, an evening focused on the benefits of mentorship and the programs that are available to youth in the Waterloo Region. Learn from the experiences of CanWIT women leaders in technology and network with representatives from mentorship programs across the Waterloo Region.
Wednesday April 3rd, 2013, 5:30-7:30pm
The Hawk's Nest, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo
CanWIT Members $10, Future Members $20, Students Free
~Refreshments Will Be Served~
Featuring Guest Speakers:
Dr. Shohini Ghose
Dr. Shohini Ghose, Associate Professor, Physics & Computer Science and Director, Centre for Women in Science (WinS), Wilfrid Laurier University. WinS focuses on: attracting young women into the fields of science and math, supporting them, celebrating their contributions and addressing challenges they face in higher education and careers in science.
Sandy Graham, MMath, Lecturer, The Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC), Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo UAE, offers seminars in Computer Science for Young Women. The CEMC has become Canada's largest and most recognized outreach organization for promoting and creating activities and materials in mathematics and computer science.
Marion Neisen, CODP, Human Resources Business Partner & Supervisor, Support Services, Manufacturing Services Unit, Teledyne DALSA Inc, partners with CareerMash, ZOOM Career Days, Business & Education Partnership of Waterloo Region, SHAD Valley, GoEng Girl and co-op program, Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo and co-op program, Conestoga College.
Dr. Karen Cain, Program Coordinator, Mechanical Systems Engineering, Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Marian Neisen, CODP, Human Resources Business Partner, Teledyne DALSA
Mara Fontana, BSc, Women in Engineering Program Coordinator, Engineering Outreach, Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo
Note: Free parking available on campus for guests, in any White (Student) Permit parking lot after 4:30 PM. A map of campus student parking can be found at: http://web.wlu.ca/maps/student-parking.php
Diane Matyas 519-749-9500,
Emily Boucher 902-817-6428,
Register at: http://canwitwaterlooapr3.eventbrite.com
CanWIT membership application: http://cataalliance.ca/canwitmemb_reg.php