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MakePossible Diversity by Design workshop

MakePossible Diversity by Design workshop
March 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Rd
Kamloops, BC V2C 6N6

The MakePossible Diversity by Design workshop explores the business case for diversity, develops leadership skills and creates awareness of the opportunities for women in Science and Technology.

This workshop will:

  • Connect Faculty, women (and men) in the industry, and students together to explore resources to support emerging talent and advance women in STEM fields
  • Brainstorm solutions to address diversity challenges and create opportunities
  • Build valuable mentorship and networking connections in the community



Diversity by Design:
The MakePossible Diversity by Design workshop series is part of a project supported by WWEST eng-cite Funding Partners Program and Women’s Enterprise Center Catalyst for Growth Fund. The Diversity by Design project includes resources to support emerging talent and hands-on workshops in communities like Kamloops, Prince George, and Prince Rupert – to develop leadership skills and create awareness for the opportunities for women as a catalyst of growth.

The MakePossible Mentoring Program is well aligned with SCWIST goals to empower women and girls in science, engineering and technology. Over the past 3 years, Cheryl has delivered MakePossible workshops at UBC, SFU, BC Institute of Technology, SFU School for Integrated Arts and Technology, Surrey Community Library, and various SCWIST and industry events.

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