This year we have a specific objective in mind: to provide effective confidence development opportunities for Women in STEM.
We are launching the ‘Speaking with confidence’ e-meeting series, which will run from September to November, and consists of 3 sessions:
with Bonnie Gross
President, SpeechScience International
Sep 28, 6-7:30 pm ET
with Angela Podolsky
Expert in body language & non-verbal communication
Oct 27, 12-1:30 pm
with John Bates
CEO/Founder, Executive Speaking Success
Nov 17, 12-1:30 pm ET
Our IWD2020 event with JLABS @ Toronto was a great gathering of WSTEM leaders, with a fantastic panel discussing the journey of women From the Classroom to the Boardroom.
Casual networking from home to beat lockdown blues! It was great to connect with WSTEM TO member and support each other while sharing anecdotes from our lives during these unusual times.
On April 23 we hosted Dr. Nana Lee, Director and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. Nana brought her valuable expertise and provided insightful information, strategies and techniques as well as practical tips to assist WSTEM TO members with their next career opportunity within industry or academia.
In June WSTEM TO hosted a panel of experts to discuss many aspects of conflict management, including the various types of conflicts in the workplace and in everyday life. During the session, we learnt several strategies and skills on how to cope with conflicts and how to resolve them. Many thanks to our panelists and participants!
We hope you got the chance to participate in this wonderful workshop by Ana Lokotkova, career advisor and LinkedIn branding trainer at CV Labs. LinkedIn is so much more than an online resume, thank you Ana for teaching us how to make the most out of it, the helpful tips and practical tools!
Thinking about a career change? Transitioning from academia to industry, to a new STEM field, or maybe to a new country? We had the pleasure of hosting Allison Talacko, Career Transition & Development Consultant, and Paula Cowan, Career Transition Strategist, and learn some tools and tips for a successful career transition.
In this networking lunch on May 31, 2019
we heard from Lexi Kaplin, Co-Founder & CPO at conversationHEALTH about her entrepreneurial journey and started creating our supportive community of women leaders in STEM
On July 25, 2019 we hosted
Lally Rementilla, President of Quantius, where she shared her continuous efforts to promote gender equality and female entrepreneurship, and offered many insights and tips for effective career building
In this interactive workshop developed especially for WSTEM TO, Donna Heslin, Director of Graduate Programs and External Relations at the Institute for Management & Innovation at the University of Toronto Mississauga, gave us essential tools for strategic, goal-driven planning for career development
On October 23, 2019, Doina Oncel, Founder and CEO of hEr VOLUTION, told about her entrepreneurial work for women in STEM and offered volunteer opportunities within her non-for-profit organization
In this evening event we hosted Dani Peters, President of Magnet Strategy Group, for a discussion and an insider's view of public affairs and government policies.
We celebrated our first amazing year together in a fabulous holiday party! We talked, connected, ate&drank... we even had a chance to give back to the community, it was so much fun. Looking forward to another year full of events and opportunities!