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Welcome to the Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE) website!

I am a faculty member with the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering at the University of Waterloo and I feel privileged to have been chosen as the ONWiE chair in July 2013 for a five-year term.

Here is what you can find out and do on this site:

»  Learn about outreach programs we run, including Go ENG Girl and Badge Day
»  Find out what engineering is and what engineers do in their careers
»  Explore engineering programs you can study in Ontario
»  Meet engineering ambassadors who can help answer your questions
»  See statistics about women in engineering in Ontario and Canada
»  Discover more about ONWiE and what we do

We need more women in engineering to identify and solve tomorrow's engineering challenges and hope that this website will be inspiring and informative for you.

Mary Wells
Chair - ONWiE

Upcoming Events

ONCWIC 2014 - Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Innovation through Diversity

Check this event  out at http://www.oncwic.ca/

The 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

The largest gathering for women in computing  The 2014 Grace Hopper celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) is coming up on October 8-11, 2014. This conference is expanding into hardware and electrical engineering as well as robotics and consumer electronics! As part of Google's ongoing commitment to increasing the number of women in engineering,  travel grants are being offered for the conference to university students. The deadline is July 15, 2014.
Interested students can apply for the  travel grant opportunity 
What is GHC? 
GHC is the largest event for women in engineering for students, professors and industry professionals.
Women students have multiple ways to participate which helps them & represents their college as well. Professors make valuable industry contacts, learn about new engineering discoveries, discover available summer & sabbatical industry jobs & fellowships.

First in the AWEsome Lecture Series

Striving for Excellence - Jennifer Smith EVP Global Solutions CHRISTIE

The first lecture in this series was held on June 5th by ONWiE and the Grand River PEO Chapter. 
Hosted by the University of Waterloo and telecast live at University of Guelph.  We look forward to
many more lectures by Awesome Women Engineers, hosted by ONWiE members in partnership
with their local PEO chapters.  Here is the podcast of this Event.  Any member wishing to host a
lecture in this series is welcome to contact Rohini Wittke.




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