AWSN provides support through event funding, services, and information sharing that recruits young women and Aboriginal youth into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) careers. We help new ideas and fledgling projects evolve into long-term, sustainable endeavors. Below are the groups we supported this year, many of which are long time members.

Member Programs

Apar Initiative was founded in 2018 as a movement to inspire innovation and creativity in our next generation of leaders.

STEM Education and Outreach consulting solutions for educational institutions and non-profit organizations.


Cybermentor is an online mentoring program for girls in grades 6 to 12 across Alberta.

ExploreSTEM is an interactive conference for grade nine girls to explore the exciting world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics!


FIRST Robotics Western Canada is an official FIRST partner organization dedicated to promoting and supporting FIRST programs at all levels throughout Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.

The Intimitrons are one of only a few all girl FIRST Robotics teams in Western Canada.  They learn fabrication, web design, prototyping and programming skills through design and construction. 

We create "AHA" moments that can change a single life forever



Operation Minerva provides an opportunity for connection between young ladies in Grade 8 and women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workplaces. 



*Praxis (noun): The process by which a theory, lesson, or skill is enacted, practiced, embodied, or realized.

Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science, & Technology (WISEST) focuses on creating effective programs to empower underrepresented groups to pursue, impact, and succeed in STEM fields.

Our Mission: Enabling a culture of diversity and inclusivity through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Programs. AWSN acts as the platform that initiates or supports programs, partners and stakeholders who amplify, magnify, or accelerate systemic and social change within the greater community, allowing all to participate to their full capacity in STEM