SCWIST is a non-profit association that promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science, engineering, math and technology.
About SOCIETY FOR CANADIAN WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
To promote public awareness of the opportunities for women in science, engineering and technology by providing information and resources which aim to influence public policy and present positive messages about women’s achievements and potential in this area.
To encourage the full participation of girls and women in all aspects of science, engineering and technology education, through the provision of programs and activities which are developed and implemented in partnership with relevant community members.
To increase the representation, retention and status of women in the science, engineering and technology workplace by providing networking and mentoring opportunities and advocating for women-friendly workplaces and education policies.