Women in Science, Trades, and Technology

CCWEST - Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades,  and Technology
CCWEST's mission statement: 
CCWEST is a national coalition of groups that promotes women in science, technology, engineering and math, celebrates their contributions and applies new vision to these fields.

The Techsploration program's overall goal is to increase the number of women working in trades, technology and related occupations. The Techsploration program provides an opportunity for young women from diverse backgrounds to explore careeer options in these fields - and it's fun, too!!


Webgrrls International
provides a forum for women in or interested in new media and technology to network, exchange job and business leads, form strategic alliances, mentor and teach, intern and learn the skills to help women succeed in an increasingly technical workplace and world. And there is a Nova Scotia chapter of Webgrrls,too!


Women in Global Science and Technology (WIGSAT) 
Women in Global Science and Technology supports global networking on critical issues in science and technology for development. This includes women's formal and nonformal science and technology practices around the world, for policy advocacy and action which promotes their S&T contributions to sustainable development. Many links here to UN sites, policy documents, and other sites of interest in the area of women's equality in the scientific and technical fields.


Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) 
Women in Science & Engineering/Femmes en Sciences & en Ing�nie WISE/FSI is a Canadian network of individuals working together to promote and support women in science, engineering and related careers, and to act as an information resource to educators, employers and government. See the "Other Links" section of this website for lots of interesting sites on women and girls in science, engineering and technology.


Women Unlimited
The Women Unlimited Association is a not-for-profit women’s organization in Nova Scotia that promotes the full participation of women in trades and technology.  We work with industry, governments, educational institutions and the community to address the systemic barriers that limit the participation of diverse women in these fields.