HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10

In May 2015, President Hamdullahpur accepted an invitation from the UN Women’s HeForShe campaign for the University of Waterloo to participate in their IMPACT 10x10x10 framework alongside governments, leading universities, and global businesses.

As part of this framework, we will:

  • Boost female student participation in STEM outreach experiences and academic careers to build the pipeline of future female leaders in traditionally male dominated disciplines
  • Enhance female faculty representation to improve the campus environment today and drive towards parity in the future
  • Attract and advance female leaders into senior academic and administrative university positions
  1. Mar. 10, 2017HeForShe Writing Contest winners named at International Women's Day dinnerFeridun Hamdullahpur addresses the crowd at the International Women's Day dinner

    Join us in congratulating the winners of the 2017 HeForShe Writing Contest.

  2. Jan. 3, 2017New online platform highlights History of FeminismRoutledge History of Feminism

    Routledge Historical Resources' History of Feminism is an exciting new online platform that brings together the best and most relevant scholarship covering feminism from 1776–1928.

  3. Sep. 20, 2016University of Waterloo reveals progress on gender parity at United NationsUniversity leaders with Emma Watson

    Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo, was at the United Nations with nine other university presidents to unveil the first-ever HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 University Parity Report. The report highlights the participating universities’ successes and ambitions for gender equity on their campuses.

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  1. Mar. 23, 2017Women in Science Society: Research SymposiumDrawing of rack of test tubes and Women in Science Society logo

    Attend the First Annual Women in Science Research Symposium, on March 23rd, sponsored by Waterloo’s HeForShe Initiative! The goal of this Symposium is to encourage a love of research at the undergraduate level. This event is open to all undergraduate students in any science or applied-science discipline.

  2. Mar. 27–31, 2017#DistractinglyHonest ExhibitWoman looking into mirror at reflection

    The #DistractinglyHonest exhibit uses interactive displays to highlight female scientists in visually stunning images. The main theme is the challenges and successes of being a woman in STEM by sharing research on sexism in science in a unique way.

  3. Mar. 29, 2017Voices for Gender Justice in EducationHands and feet in a circle

    Join us for students in Gender & Education to launch gender justice campaigns as advocates for HeForShe on campus.

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    1. Feb. 14, 2017Gender Equity Survey of the Math FacultyDavis Center

      For the past four months, I’ve had the exciting opportunity to help lead the Gender Equity survey project under the HeForShe Math Faculty Committee. In Fall 2016, we released a survey to all undergraduate students in the Math Faculty that focused on identifying gender equity issues on campus and in the workplace.

    2. Feb. 9, 2017WWIMIn creates a safe space with no judgement, no pressure, and lots of support.Ariel image of 60 participants at WIMIn

      We have much to be proud of at the University of Waterloo. Two key areas that we continue to show incredible leadership in is our commitment to advancing gender equity on our campus, and our capabilities around entrepreneurship and moving ideas from invention to innovation. Bringing these two worlds together is where Waterloo Women Ideas Makers and Innovators (WWIMIN) comes in.

    3. Feb. 2, 2017So, you want to Innovate? – A Guide to the WWIMIn Conferencewomen listening to a lecture at WIMIn conference

      Unique problems require unique solutions. Learning from the speakers at the WWIMIn conference gives a good insight into how creativity can be used to help overcome big challenges facing society.

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