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Outreach

Go CODE GirlGoenggirl

This interactive workshop were girls in grades 7 to 11 will get to learn about basic programming and web development, while discovering the opportunities and prospects computing and engineering have to offer. The program initiative arises from the collaborative work of the University of Ottawa’s Engineering faculty, Professor Catherine Mavriplis, NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering of Ontario as well as Carleton University. In 2018, the program will be held in 20 locations in Canada. For more information about Go Code Girl, click here.

Go ENG Girl

Go ENG Girl offers girls in grades 7 to 10 the opportunity to learn all about careers and studies in engineering from women professionals, academics and students in science, technology and engineering fields. Founded in 2005, this annual event is now being held in 27 locations across Canada, with 15 locations in Ontario. Free of cost, this program allows one parent or guardian to accompany the participant. For more information about Go ENG Girl, click here.

Badge Day

This program allows Girl Guides to obtain their Engineering badge through their local school or engineering faculty across Ontario. Created in 2005, the Girls Guides Engineering Badge can be achieved by exploring different themes in STEM fields. For more information about the program, click here.

uOttawa Engineering Outreach

The Engineering Outreach program at the University of Ottawa annually involves youth in STEM fields through workshops, camps, clubs and events, all aimed at youth from kindergarten to grade 12. To find out more or to register your child, visit: https://engineering.uottawa.ca/outreach-programs

The Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Education Program

The Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Education Program aims to heighten awareness among indigenous youth about the various careers and academic paths related to STEM fields. Held yearly in six universities nation-wide, the program offers scholarships to First Nations, Métis or Inuit grade 11 high school students, giving them the opportunity to explore science or engineering as a member of a research team, where they will conduct experiments and attend lab meetings for a week.

Many more Universities in Ontario offer outreach initiatives for participants of various ages such as summer camps, workshops, clubs, and more! Below are links to some of them.

Queen's University: Aboriginal Access to Engineering, Connections, Science Quest

University of Guelph: Creative Encounters with Science

University of Toronto: Engineering Outreach

University of Waterloo: Engineering Science Quest

McMaster University: Venture Engineering and Science

Let’s talk Science

Let's Talk Science is a nation-wide free program which offers a wide range of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educational experiences for schools and communities.

 

 

 

 

 

Through outreach and professional development activities, research, partnerships, thought leadership and online initiatives, we work with industry and academia to educate on the value of diversity for innovation, to inspire women to thrive and to celebrate the contributions of women in science and engineering.
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