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Director Claire Deschênes doubly honored in 2019

News Director Claire Deschênes doubly honored in 2019 CIWES-ICFIS warmly congratulates Director Claire Deschênes on her appointment as Member (CM) of the Order of Canada on June 27, 2019. This appointment highlights her contribution to research and teaching in...

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Our president Monique (Aubry) Frize publishes her memoirs

News Our president Monique (Aubry) Frize publishes her memoirs“A Woman in Engineering : Memoirs of a Trailblazer. An Autobiography” , Foreword by Ruby Heap, University of Ottawa Press 2019Monique Frize is an acclaimed biomedical engineer and a important actor in favor...

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CIWES-ICFIS new Directors

News CIWES-ICFIS New Directors The organisation is expanding to increase its impact. On April 1st 2020, CIWES-ICFIS was pleased to welcome three new directors: Troy Eller English (archivist for the Society of Women Engineers, based at Wayne State University in...

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Workshop 2019

News Building The Canadian Archive of Women in STEM/Archives Canadiennes des femmes en STIM: The Next PhaseOn October 4th 2019, CIWES hosted a workshop entitled “Building The Canadian Archive of Women in STEM/ Archives canadiennes des femmes en STIM: The Next Phase”...

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New vision, new structure, new name

News New vision, new structure, new name On June 24 2019, the Institute held a strategic planning with partner organisations which had worked and / or supported the Institute’s program and projects. Some of the key outcomes are: The main goal of the Institute was...

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Research Committee, Report 2017-2018

News Research Committee, Report 2017 - 2018 Creating the Memories and Celebrating the Legacy of the Bold and the Brave: Building the Archives of Women Scientists and Engineers in Canada1. The first steps: Both 2017 and 2018 have been very busy years on the research...

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Archives Workshop 2014

News Creating the Memories and Celebrating the Legacy of the Bold and the Brave: Building the Archives of Women Scientists and Engineers in Canada BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE: The history of women scientists and engineers in Canada is still in its infancy. This can be...

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