Tag Archives: STEM

Breaking barriers: Canadian senator to lead discussion on women in STEM

TORONTO, October 24, 2019 – When Rosa Galvez entered the field of environmental engineering, girls and women weren’t always encouraged to consider STEM professions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Rosa Galvez is now an Independent senator for Quebec and a leading expert on the effects of pollution on human health. She will join York […]

Lassonde School of Engineering expands Summer Student Research and Mentorship Program to support young women in engineering and computer science

Six-week paid internships give high school students opportunities to build everything from cube satellites to materials for human implants TORONTO, ON, August 13, 2018—Dozens of Grade 11 students from the Toronto area are taking part in a newly-expanded mentorship program for girls at the Lassonde School of Engineering this summer, designed to give them the […]

Ada Lovelace – Celebrate women in STEM, create Wikipedia pages at edit-a-thon at York U

TORONTO, October 20, 2017 – The third celebration of International Ada Lovelace Day at York University is a way to recognize the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), but it also highlights how far there is to go. Equity, diversity & inclusivity activist Elly Zupko will talk about her reaction to seeing a […]