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