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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July 24, 2018

Geeky Girls Patio Party

Patio Party at Glo August 14th, 4:30- 7:30 pm Gather on the beautiful patio at Glo for an evening of catching up, meeting your new best friends and seeing the brilliant work iWIST members have been up to this year. Celebrate our own VIATEC award winners and get to know our sponsors AbeBooks, Shaw Centre…

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May 9, 2018

Flying High – 2108 STEM Crawl

Wednesday May 9, 2018 8:30 am – 4:30 pm We  had a fabulous day – thanks to our hosts Songhees Innovation Centre, Camosun College Babcock Interaction Lab and the Camosun Health Sciences Campaign and our friends at 443 Marine Helicopter Squadron. Excellent sponsors: BC Public Service Agency | Camosun College | TELUS  

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March 13, 2018

Who do You Think You Are? SOLD OUT!

Tuesday, March 13 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Victoria) Special thanks to CCM Construction, UVic Women in Science, Big bang Analytics and all of our volunteers. Thanks to Phillips Brewing, Salt & Pepper Fox and Grayson Mortimer Photography. A how-to Guide to managing Your Online Profile What does your online profile say about you? This…

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December 20, 2017

iWIST Christmas at the Castle and First AGM 2017 December 14 **SOLD OUT**

**Sold out and best morning routine ever! Special thanks to our friends and sponsor Royal Roads University Executive Education.** Christmas at the Castle | A Holiday Breakfast Tradition Hatley Castle, Royal Roads University 2005 Sooke Road Who cares if daylight lasts about as long as my iPhone battery? Get an early start on fun with…

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October 12, 2017

Creative Tech Crawl

Thursday October 12 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Victoria Discover hidden artistry, digital design and quirky careers here in Victoria With your crawl hosts: Robyn Quinn (iWIST) and Corina Ludwig (FunctionFox). Special thank you to our participating stations: FunctionFox, Codename Entertainment, Latitude Geographics Group, ESIT Advanced Solutions Inc (a DXC Company), JASCO Technologies, Starfish Medical,…

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September 18, 2017

Science Literacy Week at Vancouver Island University Library

Monday September 18 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Nanaimo) Code: Debugging the Gender Gap tells the history of how women originally dominated careers in computing science and profiles inspirational pioneers. It then examines their consequent decline in the 1980s, questions the science’s lack of ethnic and gender diversity, and explores strategies for future change. Since…

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September 13, 2017

She Started It – Documentary screening at Fort Tectoria

Wednesday September 13 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Victoria) The film follows five young women over two years as they pitch VCs, build teams, bring products to market, fail and start again. She Started It takes the audience on a global roller coaster ride from San Francisco to Mississippi, France and Vietnam. Along the way,…

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