Latest Updates

1.

First Year Rep Position

September 12, 2017

Would you like to become more involved in Women in Engineering? First year representative acts as the primary liaison/method of communication between the WiE executive team and the first year student body. She is responsible for promoting WiE events and initiatives to the first year student body, and providing student feedback and suggestions to the executive team. She assists the executive directors in planning and marketing various events throughout the year, and attends bi-weekly executive team meetings. Overall, first year representative provides a first year perspective on the executive team and ensures a large first year turnout/presence and satisfaction at all events.Fill out the application below for First Year Position:

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2.

Become a Women in Engineering Member

September 17, 2017

Come by the Women in Engineering office (CMLP 66) to sign up If you are interested in continuing to be a part of Women in Engineering as a member, please come to office hours and the executive team present will help you with sign ups and payment.The membership fee is $20 and includes access to all of our events, a club t-shirt, and discounted member prices for larger events such as our annual brunch coming up in November. A reminder that only cash payments will be accepted for the membership fee.

Our office hours will be:

Monday: 12:30-1:30pm

Tuesday: 12:30-1:30pm

Wednesday: 12:30-1:30pm


3.

Volunteer for Go Eng Girl

WiE are looking for some volunteers for the Go Eng Girl event taking place on Saturday, October 14th, to help out with the event and moderate activities. Go Eng Girl is an event that engages girls in grade 7-10 to explore engineering as a post-secondary degree. For volunteers, there are mandatory training sessions on October 3rd and 4th at 11:30 am-12:30 pm in CMLP 60a/b. All volunteers are only asked to attend one of these dates, so you can choose which works best with your schedule.

If you are interested, email Kelsey Lavigne at klavign3@uwo.ca by Sept 22nd

 
4.

Women In Engineering Annual Brunch

2017

We are very excited to have Lauren Lake as our 2016 keynote speaker. Lauren is a Structural Engineering graduate from Western University in 2013. As a young engineer, Lauren has always had an interest in how new technologies can improve efficiency and productivity in traditional industries. In 2012, along with Mallorie Brodie, Lauren founded Bridgit, a software company focused on building mobile software for construction teams. Today, Lauren is focused on sales at Bridgit, headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario. Lauren is an active mentor to young women in engineering and a frequent speaker at local and national industry events focused on construction innovation.

A delicious brunch will be provided for females in engineering, including current undergraduate and graduate students, alumni and practicing engineers.

Ticket Costs: Tickets are $15 for WiE members, $20 for Undergraduate Non-Members, $30 for Graduate students, and $40 for Professors and Alumni.

Location and Time:

To be announced for 2017-2018!

5.

Welcoming Our New 2017-2018 Executive Team

President: Sirada Pittayakornpisuth

Vice President: Ainslee Caughell

Communications Director: Christine Kim

Finance Director: Mathumitha Sureshkumar

Outreach Director: Adrienne Dao

Marketing Director: Kylie Paliani

Social Director: Alana Morrone

Mentorship Director: Megan Hasegawa

Outreach Intern: Jenna Wemple

 

6.

Become LEED Accredited!

Interested in getting involved in the Green Building and sustainability Industry? LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a green-rating point system to certify a building's sustainability. Students and professionals can become LEED Accredited. The LEED Green Associate (GA) credential is the only professional designation used to market yourself to employers and clients, and show you have certified knowledge in the green building industry.
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