Women in Engineering at the University of Waterloo

wie logoWomen in Engineering (WiE) at the University of Waterloo exists to support current female engineers and university students, while encouraging the next generation of women to pursue careers in engineering. 

The WiE committee members come from a variety of backgrounds which helps meet the diverse needs of it audience. Since 1992 WiE has been providing resources, programs and networking opportunities for women in engineering at Waterloo.

  1. Oct. 23, 2017 GoEngGirl 2017 was a big success!

    We were excited to host and welcome 80 and their parents to campus on October 14, 2017, to join us for Go Eng Girl.  We heard inspiring stories of the pathway to engineering from Amma Wakefield, asked questions, solved problems and learned about what's needed to take the next step towards post-secondary study in Engineering.

    Check out a little snippet of the day!

  2. Oct. 6, 2017Professor Mary Wells guests on The Agenda with Steve Paikin

    Professor Mary Wells was invited to a panel on The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss 'The Changing Face of Engineering'. You can watch or listen to the full discussion below.  

  3. Oct. 17, 2016Go ENG Girl on CTV newsGo ENG Girl logo

    Go ENG Girl 2016 was a big success! Thank you to our sponsors, volunteers, students and parents! 

    Check out the full story at CTV News :) 

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  1. Feb. 24, 2018Hydro One - Gr. 10/11 ConferenceWhat's Next Conference attendees

    This is a conference designed for young women in grades 10/11 to explore engineering and gain a better understanding of the course pathway that is needed in high school.

    Engineering is an exciting field and too many women don’t realize they want to pursue this career path until after grade 12. Don’t wait this long to discover what engineering is all about, what courses you need to take, the different types of engineers there are, meet current female engineers from industry, and try out hands-on activities related to coding, tech, math, and physics.

  2. Mar. 8, 2018International Women's Day Screening of Wonder WomanWonder Woman Movie Poster

    Where: Princess Twin Cinema (46 King St. N. N2J 2W8)

    What:Networking event for WiE Community + free screening of Wonder Woman and Hors D'oeuvres

    Who: Anyone and everyone!

  3. Mar. 14, 2018Coping and Resiliency Skills Workshop

    Where: DWE 1501

    What: gain resources and tools regarding resiliency and coping skills in an academic setting; join an impactful discussion with your peers!

    Food: Free dinner as always!

    When: 5:30 – 7:00 pm

    Who: Fiona Dhanapala, Engineeing Counsellor 

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