The Society of Women Engineers (SWE), in partnership with Professional Engineers Ontario and Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), invites you to join an interactive workshop and panel discussion on Saturday, 23 November in Toronto. 

In support of Canada’s 30 by 30 initiative to ensure women represent 30% of newly licensed engineers by the year 2030, the program will focus on how women can overcome common workplace challenges and promote professional cultures that are inclusive and supportive of women engineers. The session will also include a panel discussion in which representatives of various organizations share how they are moving the needle when it comes to the inclusion of women engineers and technologists in Canada.

This workshop will be held in the Financial Lounge at Vantage Venues150 King St W, 16th Floor, Toronto, ON M5H 1J9, Canada, from 9:00am – 1:30pm and is open to all university students and professionals.

9:00 – 9:15 AM Welcome and Introductions -SWE Staff
9:15 – 10:15 AM Surviving and Thriving as a Woman Engineer: Advocating for Yourself and Others
  This interactive workshop for women engineers and engineering students will focus on how you can navigate your career to maximize your productivity and experience meaning and joy in your work. It will include the following topics:

– Finding sponsors to help you navigate your career path and reach your goals
– Identifying and building workplace cultures that include and support women engineers
– Common challenges and how to surmount them

10:15 – 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:45 AM Workshop, continued
11:45 – 12:45 PM Panel Discussion
  Representing a cross-section of Canadian society, leaders from various organizations will share how their work contributes to the advancement of women in the engineering and technology fields.

– Alessandra Massaro, President, SWE Toronto Affiliate
– Angela Wojtyla (P.Eng.), Chair of WE ACT Committee
– Professional Engineers Ontario representative

12:45 – 1:30 PM Lunch
  The formal programming for the day is over, but the networking is not! Take advantage of this opportunity to get to know the speakers and other attendees over lunch.

Register here for the workshop! 

RSVP is required by 16 November, 2019.

If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact