Press Release

October 3, 2016


Rosalind Franklin, Nettie Stevens, Fanny Hesse, Chien Shiung Wu and many other historical women made monumental scientific discoveries, yet others received the accolades.  Today, women remain underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering & mathematics (STEM) regardless of many efforts to change this.                                                                                                                                  

AWSN (Alberta Women’s Science Network) is proud to announce our inaugural Women in STEM Week, October 11-15, 2016, celebrating the STEM women of yesterday, today and tomorrow.  WinSTEM Week is an opportunity to bring awareness to many of the issues women face in STEM including: