Current graduate students

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

WiE x Hatch Panel Discussion

Join the Women in Engineering committee on Wednesday, June 5th for an insightful panel discussion with representatives from Hatch, a global engineering professional services firm, as they share their unique career journeys. Hatch is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change, working on the world’s toughest challenges globally in the metals, energy, and infrastructure sectors. This event will provide you with the opportunity to hear firsthand experiences from their engineering professionals, all of which are UWaterloo alumni!  


Yrina Guarisma, Controls EIT 

Stein Sothiratnam, Chemical EIT  

Natalie Wong, Pyrometallurgy EIT 

Mervyn Choy, Noise and Vibration Specialist 

Attendees will be given the chance to submit questions they would like answered in advance.  

Dinner and bubble tea will be available for all registered attendees, so make sure to register today!  

Don’t miss this chance to gain valuable insights and connect with engineering professionals at Hatch! 

Date: Wednesday, June 5th, 2024 

Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm 

Location: E7-2409 

Thursday, May 30, 2024 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Resume Tips with BRP

Want to improve your resume for upcoming co-op terms?

Join BRP for an in-person workshop on Thursday, May 30th from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM in the 2nd Floor IDEAs clinic (E7-2409) for their best tips on crafting a great resume and customizing it to fit the job description! Get an inside look at what it is like to be a woman in engineering at BRP. If you are in the process of looking for a co-op, you don't want to miss this event!

Dinner will be provided to those who register in advance. Registration open now!

Date: Thursday, May 30th, 2024
Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Location: 2nd Floor IDEAs clinic (E7-2409)

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Round Table with WiE Leaders May 2024

We are thrilled to invite you to our Round Table with WiE Leaders! Join us for insightful discussions with four UW professors from different engineering areas, who will share their stories and perspectives on Academic Workplace Culture. Snacks and refreshments provided! Please register in advance to guarantee your spot.

Meet the panellists:

Andrea Brookfield

Andrea Brookfield is an Assistant Professor in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department at the University of Waterloo. Her research interests include the development and use of efficient yet effective numerical tools for resource management. Primarily, she studies the use of hydrological models to simulate flow and contaminant transport, including the thermal regime, for prediction, management, and process investigation.

Christine Moresoli

Christine Moresoli is a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at University of Waterloo since 1998. Her research interests are interdisciplinary and have focused on food products, food processing and bioprocess engineering, specifically the sustainability and development of plant-based food products, bioproducts, drinking water and protein membrane separation processes.

Veronika Magdanz

Veronika Magdanz is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo, supporting the Biomedical Engineering program as a core member. Dr. Veronika Magdanz is developing wireless small scale magnetic robots for biomedical applications. One of the challenges for remotely controlled microrobots is finding efficient power sources on the microscale. Veronika Magdanz uses different approaches spanning from biohybrid to magnetic actuation to power these tiny machines.

Valerie Ward

Valerie Ward is an assistant professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Waterloo. Her primary focus is the use of microalgae, metabolic engineering, and ionic liquid based separations in biological systems.

Date: May 22nd, 2024

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Location: E5-2004

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

WiE Spring 2024 Kick Off Event

Join us, the Women in Engineering Undergraduate and Graduate Committees, as we launch the Spring 2024 term with an array of activities: games, henna, food & ice cream, photo booth, and valuable networking opportunities with your fellow UW students.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to AMD for graciously sponsoring this event. Representatives will be present to engage with you about co-op opportunities, so don’t miss out!

Sehba Salon will also be on-site, offering stunning henna tattoos. Designs start at just $5, with cash payments accepted only.

To secure your spot at this exciting gathering, RSVP using the link below. Note that all food and swag will be available on a first come first served basis for this event. We can’t wait to see you there! 💜

Saturday, April 13, 2024 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

WiE x UW Cooking Club Meal Prep 101

Join WiE and the UW Cooking Club for a relaxing Meal Prep 101 event! Whether you're a kitchen pro or just getting started, join us on April 13th from 5-7 pm at the Culinary Studio. It's the perfect chance to learn some new tricks and techniques. Secure your spot through this link now and get ready to cook up something tasty!

This event is made possible by the generous support provided through Graduate Student Endowment Fund and is exclusive to graduate students only

Date: April 13th

Time: 5 PM-7 PM

Location: The Culinary Studio - 105 Lexington Rd, Waterloo, ON N2J 4R7, Canada

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Conference & Poster Prep

Are you ready to elevate your presentation game and make a lasting impact? Join us for an engaging workshop: "Conference & Poster Prep: Your Guide to Impactful Presentations."

🎯 Key Objectives:

  • Learn to present your ideas effectively to a listening audience by identifying clear presentation goals.
  • Master the art of structuring your story for maximum impact and engagement.
  • Enhance your visual storytelling skills through effective poster and slide design techniques.
  • Engage in hands-on activities, including drafting your presentation, asking questions, and engaging with peers.

🗓️ Date: Tuesday, March 12th

🕒 Time: 2:30 to 4 pm

📍 Location: E7-1427: Idea Clinic ( it is in front of C&D café)

Don't miss this opportunity to hone your presentation skills and stand out at conferences and poster sessions. Register now and unlock your potential!

See you there!

Thursday, February 1, 2024 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

PAC Rock Climbing with WiE Grad Committee

Join the WiE Graduate Student Committee at the Waterloo Warriors Rock Climbing Wall located in the PAC on campus on Thursday, February 1 from 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

No previous experience is needed to join this event. You will be supplied with equipment and instruction on how to safely use the walls. This is a great opportunity to meet other current graduate engineering students and get fun exercise!

Please register in advance as space is limited. 

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

WiE Industry Night 2024

Want more information and tips on what industry leaders are looking for in a candidate? Not sure what to do after you’ve finished your degree? Then this event is for you! Join us for an evening of insightful discussions, networking with company representatives and free swag! This is your opportunity to learn about different career paths in a variety of industries and, useful tips to become a standout candidate. Free dinner will also be served!

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

WiE Bubble Tea and Yoga

This event was very popular and has now reached capacity. Please email wie@uwaterloo to be added to the waitlist in case of cancellations. 

Join us for a rejuvenating yoga session organized by the Women in Engineering Graduate Committee in collaboration with Waterloo Recreation! Whether you’re new to yoga or an enthusiast, this class is designed to accommodate all skill levels.

After yoga, enjoy some bubble tea provided by Lait Night and relax in the SLC Multipurpose Room.

This event is open to women-identifying and non-binary individuals seeking a serene break as the term concludes. Come unwind, relax, and foster well-being in a welcoming environment.

Date: December 6th, 2023
Time 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Location: PAC Studio 4 (Yoga) & SLC Multipurpose Room (Bubble Tea)

Sign up now spaces are limited! Registrations close on November 29th.