iWIST Events

Wednesday September 13  6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Victoria)

She Started It – Documentary screening at Fort Tectoria

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, it weaves in big-picture perspectives from women like investor Joanne Wilson; White House CTO Megan Smith; GoldieBlox CEO Debbie Sterling; and Ruchi Sanghvi, the first female engineer at Facebook. Help us inspire the next generation to dream bigger, and urge today’s generation to support women entrepreneurs. The screening and discussion to follow are brought to you by The Discovery Foundation, Purpose Five, iWIST and Experience Tectoria.

Light refreshments provided.

Included in Experience Tectoria tickets (ask organizers for code),Complimentary for full iWIST members – your code will be emailed

$10 general admission $15 at the door

Wednesday September 6  6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (Nanaimo)

She Started It – Documentary screening at VIU Campus

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, it weaves in big-picture perspectives from women like investor Joanne Wilson; White House CTO Megan Smith; GoldieBlox CEO Debbie Sterling; and Ruchi Sanghvi, the first female engineer at Facebook. Help us inspire the next generation to dream bigger, and urge today’s generation to support women entrepreneurs. The screening and discussion to follow are brought to you by iWIST, Innovation Island, The Nanaimo Chamber and VIU Women’s Studies

Light refreshments available

$5 for VIU students, $8 for general admission

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Tuesday, August 15, 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

2017 Geeky Girls Patio Party

For five years – this has been the social event to attend for women in STEM and champions of gender diversity. Oh, and the sangria is pretty tasty.

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 Chemistry Consulting, itgroove and AbeBooks. Prizes? Yeah. Appies? Check. One free drink? Sure.
Price? Only $25.00      New iWIST members can choose this event as their comp event

SOLD OUT

Wednesday May 24, 5:15 – 8:15 pm

Networking Event at the Hawk & Hen

Connecting and getting to know more women in STEM.

Sue Maitland will give a short chat about networking success and the main event is ….you!
Cash bar and complimentary appetizers.
Price? Only $7.00!

Thursday May 4  10:40 am – 5:00 pm

Better than beer — the 2017 iWIST Science and Tech Crawl

Visit eight amazing STEM organizations with our pub crawl style event. Last year was a big hit – You’ll meet the movers and shakers on the tech scene plus a few surprises, Salt & Pepper Fox lunch and a wrap up with drinks, appies and prizes on the Shoal Point patio. Only 35 spots so don’t delay!

Check out the itinerary here!

 


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