April 2012: Speed Networking

Networking is an essential tool for finding employment in today’s workforce. This workshop is designed to teach you how to make a quick and positive impression. Following a short presentation on tips for networking, guests will have the opportunity to network with other attendees. This is a great way to become more relaxed and practiced at networking and meet great people in academia and industry. Please bring your business cards!

Thank you to our speakers:

  • Reg Joseph, CEO, Metabolomics Technologies
  • Rada Geddes, Engineer, ATCO Electric

March 2012: Career Panel

Got questions about career options, decision making, work-life balance, etc.? UA-WiSE and WISER invite you to come out for a great interactive event with our featured career panelists from both academia and industry and to be inspired by their experiences. Our featured panelists collectively hold a wide range of experience covering management, education, engineering, consulting and more. Please bring your questions and enjoy a great open-floor discussion!

Thank you to our panelists:

  • Lorna Harron, Supervisor, Enbridge
  • Gigi Ho, Business Development Associate, TEC Edmonton
  • Susan Johnston, Senior Manager, Accenture
  • Merlyn Pulikkathara, Research Scientist, Schlumberger
  • Dalia Shahata, Instructor, Grant MacEwan
  • Rachel Milner, Faculty Service Officer, University of Alberta


February 2012: The Google Works

The Google Works
Workshop on Google Resources for professional development

Have you always wanted to create your own webpage? Do you want to access your official
documents, spreadsheets and presentations from any computer anywhere? Google has a
whole plethora of online resources to solve our every need. Come out for an interactive hands-
on workshop and learn the how-to’s from an expert.