2017 WISER Work-Life Balance BBQ

WISER (Women in Science Engineering and Research) is pleased to present the Annual BBQ proudly sponsored by AWSN and Starbucks!

July 16th from 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM at Emily Murphy Park (Site 1)

Join us with your family for some early summer fun and socializing! Come out for some food, drinks, and fun games at Emily Murphy Park! Everyone (including kids) is welcome!

Theme: Work-Life Balance

Event is free but Registration is required. 


Burgers, buns, condiments and beverages will be supplied. Please feel free to bring a side dish (dessert, chips, salad, veggies, fruit, etc.) to contribute to the event.

Sponsorship By:

Door PrizesCollege Plaza & Strathcona Chapters Starbucks, and Google Street View: Roxanne Shewchuk Photography



Leadership and Communication Skills for your Career

Do you know how to adapt the communication based on the person in front of you? Do you want to sharpen your leadership skills? Do you have the confidence to connect with new people? No matter who you are, networking is not an event it’s your life!! Join WiSER workshop on March 25th! (https://leadershipWISER.eventbrite.ca) Learn leadership, communication skills!! Boost your Career!!

8:30am-4:00pm, Saturday, March 25th, 2017

1-182, ECHA, University of Alberta

20$ for Early Bird ( before March 14th), 30$ for Regular (before March 21st)

Breakfast and lunch included! Certification is provided!!




AWSN Speaker Series

AWSN presents:

Ideas to Reality: Perspectives from Local Entrepreneurs

Co-hosted by WISER and MentorUP

Please join us for an evening of networking that will feature an interactive panel discussion with Edmonton-based entrepreneurs from various sectors. The panelists will give insight into creating a successful business. This event is open to all and not limited to those in STEM fields. Appetizers and refreshments will be provided.

Early bird prices (available until February 17, 2017), $15 Students and Postdoctoral Fellows, $25 General Admission. Afterwards all tickets $30.

University of Alberta Faculty Club, 5:30 – 8:00 pm, March 7, 2017

Tickets for sale on Eventbrite 

List of panelists and moderators:

Dana DiTomaso

President and Partner, Kick Point Inc.; Technology Columnist , CBC; Chapter Co-Lead, Ladies Learning Code

Chris Lerohl

CEO and Co-Founder, Honest Dumplings Ltd.

Sandra Spencer

Growth Programs Manager, Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

Alex Villeneuve

Director, Ceres Solutions Ltd.