Events & News

ASTTBC-BCWiT Social Meet Up

February 28, 2019

Brown‘s Social House (Brentwood), 1908 Rosser Ave., Burnaby, BC

Connect and network with females in the industry over casual drinks and appetizers.    All ages of engineers, technologists, applied sciences, public works employees, technical specialists and students are welcome!  Social meet up begins at 5:30pm and is drop-in format.  To reserve a seat, please contact Dali or Heather at by Feb 21, 2019.



PWABC – Women in Public Works

March 5 - 13, 2019

Various Dates & Venues, Nanaimo, Kelowna, Burnaby, BC

In recognition of International Women’s Day #BalanceforBetter,  Public Works Associationof BC will be presenting premier speaker events in 3 cities across BC.

Topics to be explored:

– Developing strength and confidence in your own voice
– Getting ahead and mapping your future
– Networking tools & tips
– Finding your champion and supporting other women

Dates & Locations:

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 – Nanaimo, BC

Friday, March 8, 2019 – Kelowna BC

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 – Burnaby, BC

Last year’s event sold out so register early!


Microsoft Presents Women in STEM: Past, Present and Future

March 3, 2019

Microsoft Store, Metropolis at Metrotown, #230 – 4800 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC

Join ASTTBC-BCWiT at Microsoft’s International Women’s Week of Celebration!  Megan Chambers, Vice-Chair of ASTTBC-BCWiT, along with other accomplished women in STEM, will be on a panel of speakers to share their stories of what it has meant to be a women in the STEM industry.  Drop by for this insightful discussion as well as for networking and a STEM workshop.   Learn More

Wonder Women Networking Evening

March 6, 2019

Science World at TELUS World of Science, 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver, BC

How to Survive and Thrive in Your Chosen Science and Technology Career.

Join the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) and Science World as they present the annual Wonder Women Networking Evening. Participants meet amazing women with careers in science and engineering and learn more about their pathways. This event will be held under the geodesic dome and is a joint venture between Science World and SCWIST.

Make new friends and find a mentor!  More info

Art of Leadership for Women

April 5, 2019

Vancouver Convention Center, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC

The Art of Leadership for Women brings together a unique collection of extraordinary, influential women whose talent, drive and passion have established them as dynamic leaders and change agents. From world leaders, business icons, bestselling authors, academics and more, these powerful role models share their personal stories while shining a humanistic lens on many of the narratives and issues confronting women today. 

2019 Speakers:

  • Malala Yousafzai – Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, International Bestselling Author and Founder of Malala Fund
  • Emily Chang – Anchor & Executive Producer, Bloomberg Technology, Emmy Award Winning Journalist and Bestselling Author
  • Dr Tasha Eurich – Organizational Psychologist, Researcher and NY Times Bestselling Author
  • Tiffani Bova – Growth & Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce and Bestselling Author
  • Laura Gassner Otting – Chief Catalyzing Officer at Limitless Possibility and Author

Special Offer – Save up to $100 per pass!

Register using promo code ASTTBC33 and save $50 per pass.
Save an additional $50 per pass when you register 5 or more people at the same time.

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