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Dr. Kim Jones holding sign

 Welcome to the Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE) website! I am a faculty member with the Department of  Chemical Engineering at McMaster University and I feel privileged to have been chosen as the ONWiE chair in July 2018 for a five-year term.

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


»  Learn about outreach programs we run
»  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.

Kim Jones
Chair - ONWiE




News and Upcoming Events


The Five-year term for Mary Wells as ONWiE Chair comes to an end in July 2018.

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Jones as the new ONWiE Chair for the next 5-year term.

Kim is a faculty member with the Department of Chemical Engineering at the McMaster University.

Congratulations and we wish you the very best!



NEW  Check out the course pathways required to study engineering in Ontario.

Video promoting Women in Engineering

We are very excited to share our new ONWiE video which showcases girls impressions of the different professions and some fantastic women engineers.

This video has won a Marcom Platinum award last year in the category of non-profit!







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