July 8, 2019

Thank You Robyn iWIST Patio Party, August 13!

Join iWIST on the patio for a hot summer evening of drinks and laughs with the women in Victoria’s science and tech community! Hosted once again at the gorgeous Glo Restaurant & Lounge on the Selkirk Waterfront, the summer patio party has become an iWIST tradition. The 2019 edition is extra special as we give…

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June 25, 2019

Save the date! Say goodbye to Robyn at the iWIST Patio Party, Aug 13

Mark your calendars for a hot summer evening of drinks and laughs with the women in Victoria’s science and tech community! Hosted once again at the gorgeous Glo Restaurant & Lounge on the Selkirk Waterfront, the summer patio party has become an iWIST tradition. The 2019 edition is extra special (and a little bittersweet) as…

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May 31, 2019

In photos: iWIST 2019 STEM Crawl through Victoria’s tech community

iWIST’s 2019 STEM Crawl was on Tuesday, May 14th! It was yet another action-packed informative day-long event. A crew of tech-loving women explored the inner workings of several companies and learned about opportunities available in the STEM fields. The stops on the tour: Kwench BC Government’s CSI Innovation Lab Babcock Interaction Lab, Camosun College Trich…

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May 7, 2019

iWIST 2019 STEM Crawl: Join us on May 14!

Register now for iWIST’s 2019 STEM Crawl on Tuesday, May 14th! Join us from 8:15am-4:00pm for an action-packed informative day. On this annual and beloved crawl, you will see inside the workings of several companies and learn about opportunities available in the STEM fields. Talk with leaders in the field while having fun, informal discussions that…

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February 25, 2019

Meet the New Board of iWIST: Panel and Breakfast, March 15

Friday, March 15, 2019 7:00 am – 9:00 am Comfort Inn, 3020 Blanshard Street Free parking Register here Meet your new iWIST board – from medical devices to groundbreaking technology, we have a fascinating group of women leaders. Join us for a panel-style breakfast with moderator Robyn Quinn… ahem… past Chair of iWIST. $20 ticket…

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January 29, 2019

ISO a new Chair for iWIST

We are searching for a new Chair – is it you? Do you know what iWIST is? What our mission is? Do you understand why our group is unique and offers community members real value? Have you attended events? Have you sponsored an event? Are you keen to demonstrate leadership? If you answered yes –…

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December 18, 2018

Jan 23: The Art of Networking

Business and professional relationships are necessary for people to feel fulfilled at work. On January 23 is hosting Sue Maitland at the University Club for an after-work mixer with a mission. In The Art of Networking, you’ll learn strategies to build a business and professional network, then practice those new strategies in a safe atmosphere. Plus…

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December 17, 2018

Christmas at the Castle: 2018 iWIST AGM/Holiday Breakfast

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Christmas at the Castle, iWIST’s 2018 AGM and holiday breakfast on December 4 at Royal Roads University! It was lovely to share breakfast with you all, celebrate women in science and tech, and give away some great prizes from our amazing sponsors. The group singalong of ‘The…

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November 28, 2018

Dec 4: iWIST Christmas at the Castle Annual Holiday Breakfast

Join the iWIST family for the annual holiday breakfast and AGM on Tuesday, December 4! Big thanks to our sponsor/host/friends Royal Roads University Executive Education. Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out how a focused professional development school can take you there. $20 for breakfast at Hatley Castle with prizes & surprizes….

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October 21, 2018

October 24 Are we there yet? Gender Diversity

Are we there yet? Gender Diversity and Equality in the Technology Sector Panel Presentation October 24 5:30 pm – 8:00pm Marriott Inner Harbour, Victoria BC The tech sector should be leap-frogging others in gender inclusion so are you shocked that 73% Canadian tech companies have zero women on their boards and 53% have zero women…

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