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CompE Club Weekly

Welcome to the fifth week of school! Midterm season is here so good luck to everyone! Make sure to check the syllabus and course outline to not miss anything. Also, we have a reading week next week so I hope everyone can recharge and rest. Today I brought some career opportunities!

Highlights:

  • Webinar series about Women in STEM
  • Young Women’s Tech Leadership Program
  • WiSER's Essential Improvisation Skills for Professional Settings Workshop

1) Webinar series about Women in STEM

WHEN: One-hour webinars take place on February 11 at 12 pm ET and February 25 at 2 pm ET.

WHERE: To register and learn more

WHAT:

The Prosperity Project™ and Ontario Power Generation are hosting a webinar series that is all about Women in STEM.

This series introduces women in the workforce to inspirational and encouraging speakers within STEM fields. Featuring motivated speakers, the free webinars are open to everyone with a passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Speakers from industry and academia will share their insight, success stories, opportunities, resources and provide valuable guidance.

If you have any questions, please contact them at info@​canadianprosperityproject.ca.


2) Young Women’s Tech Leadership Program

WHO: Woman with an undergrad or master’s degree (currently enrolled or recently graduated) in a technical field who is curious about tech entrepreneurship.

WHEN: Application close February 22, 2021

WHERE: Apply Here Produce your video Here

WHAT:

The Young Women’s Tech Leadership Program (YWTL) is designed by TandemLaunch, as a way of giving back to the community by offering a free learning program to young women, to discover what it takes to lead and co-found a deep tech company. It is their hope that by exposing young women tech leaders to the aspects of creating a deep tech company, they may be more inspired to pursue this type of opportunity as a career in the future. The program will run for four weeks, starting on March 8, 2021 (International Women’s Day) and ending on March 31, 2021. Participants will be introduced to concepts and activities that have been instrumental to TandemLaunch’s success such as, building an engaging narrative, conducting market studies, IP licensing, business validation, product development, developing an entrepreneurial mindset, venture capital fundraising, and much more.

You can apply by submitting a letter of interest, stating why you wish to pursue this learning journey, as well as uploading a 2-minute video stating the same.

Criteria: currently enrolled or recently graduated (within two years) bachelor or master's level in a technical discipline with a demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship.

Limit of 10 spots in the program, so apply early!

For more information, contact Bobbi Bidochka at bobbi.bidochka@tandemlaunch.​com


3) WiSER's Essential Improvisation Skills for Professional Settings Workshop

WHO: This event is targeted at graduate students and early-career professionals who want to amp up their skills in professional settings.

WHEN: 2 dates available - Tuesday, February 23rd and Wednesday, February 24th - pick one that fits your schedule!

WHERE: RSVP Here

WHAT:

Facilitated by Rapid Fire Theatre, the interactive workshop will introduce the concept of improvisation and give you a new perspective of how improvisation can polish confidence, adaptability, interpersonal skills, and communications. All these are essential in making a good first impression in job interviews, networking with new people, and communicating more effectively at your workplace (or in life in general).


Signing Off…

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