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"Being a part of Women in Engineering at UBC, and having the opportunity to volunteer with the Girl Guides of Canada, together, have definitely been my most valuable, and most rewarding, non-academic experiences at UBC."

Women in STEM: Christina Noel, Civil Engineering

“Being a part of Women in Engineering at UBC, and having the opportunity to volunteer with the Girl Guides of Canada, together, have definitely been my most valuable, and most rewarding, non-academic experiences at UBC.”

"From the day I stepped into my first chemistry class in grade 6, I was sure I wanted to be a chemical engineer."

Women in STEM: Negin Tousi, Chemical and Biological Engineering

“From the day I stepped into my first chemistry class in grade 6, I was sure I wanted to be a chemical engineer.”

"Engineering is so much more than the technical aspects. One of the most valuable things I have learned is the importance of considering the bigger picture in which a technology is being applied."

Women in STEM: Jennifer Bhatla, Geological Engineering

“Engineering is so much more than the technical aspects. One of the most valuable things I have learned is the importance of considering the bigger picture in which a technology is being applied.”

News: UBC Engineering enrolls record number of women in 2014

News: UBC Engineering enrolls record number of women in 2014

Targeted outreach, community partnerships drive change The number of women registered in first-year engineering undergraduate programs at the University of British Columbia is on the rise, up 61 per cent since 2010. Nearly three out of 10 students (29 per cent) in UBC’s first-year engineering programs are women, up from 19.7 per cent in 2010. […]

Event: March 28, 2015 – Engineering Explorations 10

Event: March 28, 2015 – Engineering Explorations 10

Get creative and participate in fun engineering activities. Go on tours of our engineering labs. Connect with other like-minded students. Talk to current engineering students and professors who will share their stories and experience. Discover a career path to engineer a new world – it’ll be an exciting day of exploration for Grade 10 girls. […]

News: Dr. Sheryl Staub-French shares eng•cite program at the RPIC National Workshop.

News: Dr. Sheryl Staub-French shares eng•cite program at the RPIC National Workshop.

Dr. Sheryl Staub-French presented the vision and goals for the new eng-cite program at the 2014 Real Property National Workshop. For more information on the workshop, click here. Photo credit: Dennis McFannister  

News: UBC Engineering launches effort to recruit more women; announces Goldcorp Professor for Women in Engineering

News: UBC Engineering launches effort to recruit more women; announces Goldcorp Professor for Women in Engineering

For the original media release, please click here. As Goldcorp Professor, Staub-French will lead a targeted recruitment strategy for UBC Engineering that plans to increase the number of women enrolled in its programs from the national average of 20 per cent to close to 50 per cent by 2019. As Engineers Canada predicts a skills shortage […]