Latest Updates

1.

First Year Students--Do you have a question about the upcoming year?

 

Do you have any questions about Western or Engineering? Let us answer them for you! Follow the link below to post your questions and one of our executive members will answer them.

Feel free to contact wie.president@uwo.ca with any questions.

http://goo.gl/forms/Tj4yjdVkVn

2.

Big Sister Little Sister Kick-Off Event

September 14, 2015

The Big Sister, Little Sister program is a mentorship program for female engineers where an upper-year student is paired up with an incoming first year student. Throughout the year, they will have the opportunity be a part of a great support system and to attend many Women in Engineering (WIE) events together. Our first kick-off event will be on Monday, September 8th. You will get to meet your Big/Little Sister in person, we will be playing some games and there will be food and drinks! Don't miss out on your chance to take part in this program and fill out an application form found on the right sidebar! Enjoy the rest of the summer and we looking forward to meeting you all in September!

Location and Time

Tuesday, September 14, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

SEB 2200

 

 

3.

Women In Engineering Annual Brunch

November 8, 2015

Theme: 'Engineering- Not Just a Technical Degree'

We are excited to announce our guest speaker, Marisa Sterling, a University of Toronto graduate with a dregree in Applied Sience, Chemical Engineerings and Applied Chemistry . She will be speaking of her journey marked by learning, success and achievement throughout her non-traditional engineering career path. Marisa is cuurently the President of Onartio Professional  Engineers Foundation for Enducation and a manager for the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO).

A delicious brunch will be provided for females in engineering, including current undergraduate and graduate students, alumni and practicing engineers. There will also be door prizes and a silent raffle table.

Students: Tickets are $15 for WIE members, $20 for undergraduate non-members, and $30 for grad students and are available at the UES desk.

Alumni and practicing engineers: Tickets are priced at $40 for female alumni and practicing engineers. To reserve and purchase your ticket please e-mail contactWE@eng.uwo.ca or call 519-661-3102.

Location and Time:

Delta London Armouries Hotel
Sunday, November 8, 2015
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

4.

Welcoming Our New 2015-2016 Executive Team

 

 

President: Kathleen McAllister

Vise President: Elaine Cook

Communications Director: Sarah Adams

Finance Director: Taylor Stanbury

Outreach Director: Katrina Darcel

Social Director: Ashleigh Aliberti

Volunteer Director: Kelsey Crawford

5.

Apply for a WIE Executive Position 2016/2017

 

Below are descriptions for available WIE Executive positions for next year. If you are interested or have any questions, fill out the application form below and email it to

President

  • Oversees all events and executive initiatives
  • Communicates with faculty, staff, and external resources
  • Works with the WIE staff advisors, the Clubs Commisioner and the Undergraduate Engineering Society
  • Plans the annual brunch with the Vice President
  • Coordinates the White Ribbon Campaign with the USC, UES and the faculty
  • To qualify as WIE president, one must have attended a minimum of two WIE events and two WIE meetings

Vice President

  • Assistant to the President
  • Assits directors with portfolios
  • Oversees directors' work for annual WIE events
  • Plans the annual brunch with the President

 

Communications Director

  • Makes posters
  • Maintains the bulletin board
  • Promotes Women In Engineering
  • Manages the website, Facebook pages and Twitter account
  • Publishes events in Engineering newsletters
  • Experience with HTML/CSS is an asset for this position

Finance Director

  • Tracks income and spending of finances
  • Ensures that adequate fundraising occurs
  • Orders merchandise
  • Prepares yearly budges

Social Director

  • Ensures social events are planned at the start of each semester
  • Provides students with a wide variety of social and philanthropic events
  • Organizes events throughout the year
  • Oversees the development and implementation of any WIE activity
  • Maximizes student attendance and enjoyment at events
  • Coordinates events at a reasonable cost and discusses avenues of financing

Volunteer Director

  • Organizesvolunteer events
  • Ensures there are WIE representatives at all external Western and Western Engineering events, including March break open house, Go Eng Girl, Homecoming, clubs fair, and all other club fair events
  • Organizes the big sister and little sister program starting in early July. (Program coordination must be ready to run for first years by Orientation week)

Outreach Director

  • Responsible for outreach initiatives within the club
  • Organizes students to go to high schools to encourage females to enter into engineering
  • Collaborates with Discovery Western to help with their female orientated events and programs



Application Form: ExecApplication2014.doc

6.

WIE Membership

September 10, 2015

Stop by the WIE office during the week of September 13th-18th from 12:30- 1:30pm and register for the WIE membership. Membership fee is $20 and includes an awesome WIE t-shirt, covers intramural soccer, and subsidizes the cost of events throughout the year.

*WIE Office is located on the ground floor of CMLP, beside the main shop doors.

7.

Big Sister Little Sister Program

 

The Big Sister, Little Sister program is a mentorship program for female engineers where an upper-year student is paired up with an incoming first year student. Throughout the year, they will have the opportunity be a part of a great support system and to attend many Women in Engineering (WIE) events together. Our first kick-off event will be on Monday, September 9th at 4:30 pm where you will be introduced to your big or little sister. We will be taking part in some fun icebreakers and there will be food and drinks! Don't miss out on your chance to take part in this program and fill out an application form below! Enjoy the rest of the summer and we looking forward to meeting you all in September! Click the links below to apply

Little Sister Form (first year students):
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BB9BomQ4lrNrz-ZhGv_qK5u2yxwR58xZYLrzEh6ftPA/viewform

Big Sister Form (upper year students):
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gegh-tCkbo8RGZ9VoTUqNfvsrktNrFDj7EuGJt5WtA/viewform

 

 

 

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