Developing Women Leaders in SETT

" The workshop was excellent. Without a doubt it is a "must do" for young women in the early phase of their career. In fact, for all women, regardless of what phase they are at."

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Creating Inclusive & Respectful Workplaces

" Very well done. The speakers had great credibility…"

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The Business Case for Women in SETT

Women’s participation and leadership in the SETT workforce yield significant economic benefits."

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WinSETT Centre

The Canadian Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (WinSETT Centre) is an action-oriented, non-profit organization that aspires to recruit, retain and advance women in science, engineering, trades and technology (SETT).

Vision:  A world where women participate fully in science, engineering, trades and technology.

Mission: Through collaboration and partnership, the WinSETT Centre creates and fosters opportunities that encourage women to enter, stay and grow in SETT careers with the goals of maximizing Canada’s human resource potential, increasing innovation, and driving Canadian economic development.

The WinSETT Centre advances women’s leadership in the technically skilled workforce by:

  • Delivering workshops to advance the retention and leadership of women in SETT fields and to create a positive culture for women in the workplace;
  • Partnering on specific projects with like-minded organizations; and
  • Promoting and celebrating the leadership of women in SETT organizations and as role models and mentors.

Our 2013-2018 Strategic Plan is available here. Meet our team.

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Leadership Program

The WinSETT Centre delivers a program of professional development workshops for early to mid-career women in SETT sectors. The full suite was recently offered in Halifax in 2015-16. Click here for flyer. For more information on all workshops, click here. The Program Coordinator will be reporting on outcomes of these and other workshop deliveries at the 2016 CCWESTT National Conference in Ottawa May 3-6.

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Honorary Degree for Margaret-Ann Armour

WinSETT Chair Margaret-Ann Armour received an Honorary Doctor of Science Degree from the University of Edinburgh.

WWEST's Great New Book on Gender Diversity in STEM

WWESTT has just published a new book, Gender Diversity in STEM - A briefing on women in science and engineering. Click here for more info.

petroforma laboratories is new Bronze Sponsor

WinSETT is pleased to announce that petroforma laboratories is a new Bronze Sponsor

  • petroforma laboratories
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  • TAQA North