About WiSER

WiSER is a network of WISEST at the University of Alberta. The WiSER Network is designed to connect early-career women and under-represented individuals in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) with each other and with the information, resources, support, and professional development opportunities they require to advance in their careers.


To support career advancement and retention of women and under-represented individuals in STEM through networking, interactions with peers and mentors, information exchange, and professional development activities.


WiSER members are from academia, industry, and government roles at any stage of their careers in STEM field. We welcome both mentors at advanced stages of their careers and mentees who are at the early-career stages. We also have “Mentor in Residence” volunteers who are more advanced in their careers and are prepared to offer mentoring.


WiSER’s activities are mostly open to the public, unless otherwise specified. WiSER’s activities focus around the following pillars: information exchange, networking, mentoring, and professional development. We welcome and solicit suggestions from members of the WiSER community to address specific needs for our events.

Affiliated Networks

WISEST (Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science, & Technology) focuses on creating effective programs to empower women (and other under-represented groups) to pursue, impact, and succeed in the fields of science, engineering, and technology.

University of Alberta – Women in Science and Engineering (UA-WiSE) is an ongoing learning and support group of women and men in science and engineering at the University of Alberta who meet to exchange information and experiences.

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295 Central Academic Building, 11324 – 89 Ave NW, Edmonton AB T6G 2G1 / wiser@ualberta.ca