Founded in 2008, WiSER (Women in Science, Engineering & Research) is a sub-community of University of Alberta’s WISEST aiming at serving the needs of graduate students and early-career professionals. The community is comprised of individuals in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics from the academia, government, and industry.
We support the retention and advancement of women and under-represented groups in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
What We Offer
We offer opportunities throughout the year for networking, mentoring, information exchange, and professional development. We welcome everyone to participate in our events and programs.
Our members are from the academia, industry, and government in STEM fields and at any stage of their careers. All WiSER’s activities are overseen by the WiSER Executive Committee.
Events & News
- WiSER and UA-WiSE Launch the 2022-2023 Mentorship ProgramRecruitment for our mentorship program hosted in partnership with UA-WiSE for 2022/2023 has begun!
- WiSER 2022 Annual Summer BBQWiSER is hosting our annual BBQ this year on July 23rd from 11am – 2pm at Queen Elizabeth Park!Continue reading “WiSER 2022 Annual Summer BBQ”
- Women in Science, Engineering and Research (WiSER) announces 2022/2023 Executive CommitteeWiSER is pleased to announce its 2022/2023 Executive Committee, which consists of 25 members from academia, not-for-profit, and industry.Continue reading “Women in Science, Engineering and Research (WiSER) announces 2022/2023 Executive Committee”
- WiSER’s Virtual Industry Mixer 2021 RecapMore than 41 companies and 150 attendees gathered at the 2021 Annual Virtual Industry Mixer hosted by Women in Science Engineering and Research (WiSER).
What others say about WiSER
“Excellent way to meet people”
“Many mentoring opportunities”
Shoma Sinha, PhD
Sharon Barker, PhD, MBA
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