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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WinSETT Chair Inducted into Edmonton Community Service Hall of Fame

Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour was inducted into the Edmonton Community Service Hall of Fame in May 2018, for her tireless work inspiring school-aged girls and women to enter science and engineering. This follows on her being recognized in the naming of the...

CCWESTT 2018 Conference will showcase emerging knowledge on diversity and inclusion in SETT fields

Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour, Chair of the WinSETT Centre, will be the Honourary Chair of CCWESTT 2018. The Conference will bring together national and international representatives from corporations, government, NGOs, universities, colleges, and professional associations who are addressing issues of diversity and inclusion.

For more information, please see the following links:  Conference VisionCCWESTT 2018 Why AttendCCWESTT 2018 Why Sponsor

WinSETT Centre Receives Funding to Challenge Implicit Bias and Stereotyping in Alberta SETT Industries

On July 19, 2017, Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Status of Women Maryam Monsef, announced Government of Canada funding of $354,128 for a three-year project of the WinSETT Centre. In accepting the funding, Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour,...