Tea Night 

Join us for an evening of discussion with your WISER community (Women in Science, Engineering, and Research) on the topic of Professional Behavior in Workplace: Dress Code .

When: Wednesday, November 4 2015, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Steeps Tea Lounge (11116 82 Ave NW)

No RSVP is required, feel free to drop by at any time and stay for as long as you want! Both men and women are welcome.
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Entrepreneurship and Leadership Conference 

WiSER and MentorUp are excited to invite you to a day of entrepreneurship and leadership

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This event will be for Edmonton’s leaders, aspiring entrepreneurs, and anyone who would like to be connected with the resources Edmonton offers local entrepreneurs and leaders.

We have the pleasure of having some esteemed top 40 Under 40 winners and local business leaders from right here in our community. They will be here to help answer any questions you may have or simply just give you the nudge you need.

Come network and hear about some tips that took them years to figure out

Our morning key note speaker is:

Jill Drader : Founder of The Steel Toe Stiletto and Women in Work Boots. She is an entrepreneur, business coach, journeyman tile setter and Top 40 under 40. Jill will speak about how she became an entrepreneur when she least expected it, discuss what she wished others had told her when she was starting a business, and how to manifest thoughts into things and experiences.

The afternoon panel discussion will feature:

Solange Gagnebin: Co-founder of High Level Analytics Inc, a consulting data analysis company based in Edmonton. Solange completed her PhD in Physics. As a postdoc at the University of Alberta, she analyzed data from dark matter research.

Dennis French: Founder of DF Technical, a province-wide company providing professional air quality consulting services to the insurance industry, property managers, owners and government facilities. Dennis is a recognized expert witness for the Court of Queen’s Bench and described as a local serial entrepreneur.

Roy Hendrickson: Founder of the The AgentC Perspective and TAP the App, an app for solopreneurs. Roy’s work with hundreds of solopreneurs inspired him to create an app to manage the details and mundane tasks required in running a small business.

Danny Turner: Founder of The Organic Box, a locally owned organic food hub and distribution company. Products include produce, baked goods, meats and more. Danny is very hands on and visits the farms regularly.

Damayanthi Yalamati: Co-founder of Alberta Research Chemicals Inc. an Edmonton-based, North American wise company that provides services to major biotech and pharmaceutical organizations. Damayanthi’s significant experience in business development and management as well as technical research background in chemistry and synthetic biology serves many parts of the business.

When: October 24, 2015:
Where: Maple Leaf room, UofA
Cost: $15 early bird, $25 after October 10
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided

Please register at:
http://www.wiser-entrepreneur.eventbrite.ca

This event is proudly sponsored by Shell Canada:
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Community BBQ 

Come out for WISER’s annual BBQ this August! Enjoy fun games and learn about upcoming WISER events. Feel free to bring a frisbee or other games.

Bring your family and come celebrate the summer with us! Everyone is welcome!

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When: Sunday August 9th, 12 – 3 pm

Where: Emily Murphy Park, Picnic Site #1 (covered)

Cost: Free

Burgers and drinks will be provided; please bring a snack to share.

Please RSVP by August 6th :

April 2015: Industry Mixer 

WISER, UA-Wise and MentorUp are excited to invite you to our annual Industry Mixer on April 1st.

Working in STEM? Looking for Job? Join us for career and networking opportunities. Our featured speaker is Teresa Waddington, senior development lead in mining development in Shell and winner of gold medal for highest academic average from Queen’s university.

when: Wed, April 1, 2015, 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
where: University of Alberta Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) Solarium
Cost: Free- Light snacks and refreshments provided
For undergraduate, graduate students, and early career professionals

Companies:
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Rapid Resume Review by CAPS:

Come by the CAPS booth and get a 10-minute Rapid Resume Review. The review will focus on making sure your resume is effective at presenting all your strengths and skills in a succinct format and determine if you should have a full Resume and Cover Letter Critique. Bring your printed resume or your laptop with your resume on it and do not miss this valuable opportunity!