150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM: Week 6 Wrap Up

By Jennifer Smith Gray on March 26, 2017 under CanWomenSTEM150

This week we passed the quarter-way mark in our 150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM campaign. During this time, we have built up a database that showcases over 30 Canadian women involved in STEM careers. The profiles of these women serve to show a breadth of talent and skills of women in this country. In just over 40 days, we’ve featured a wide variety of scientists and teachers and mentors and doctors and researchers and innovators.

We hope that teachers and advocates and mentors will use this growing database to help motivate young girls and women who are starting out. There are endless options for them to make their mark in science, technology, engineering, and math in Canada. We are excited to see how this database expands as we move closer to the final event on July 15.

Once again, this week, we focused on women who have helped to shape our history, and women who are deeply focused on STEM right now. Catch up on their unique and inspiring stories:


Between now and July 15, follow hEr VOLUTION’s 150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter to read unique and inspiring stories of Canada’s females who are having an impact in STEM.

Re-post and share and forward!

 Learn more about 150 Days of  Canadian Women in Stem.

Nominate an inspiring Canadian women in STEM to be featured.

Visit the blog for a wrap up of the featured stories each week. 

Use hashtag #CanWomenSTEM150 to help us spread the share these women’s stories.

150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM: Week 5 Wrap Up

By Jennifer Smith Gray on March 19, 2017 under CanWomenSTEM150

The momentum is continuing to build for hEr VOLUTION’s 150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM campaign, leading up to the big wrap up event in July.

People continue to nominate their colleagues, friends, and family members, and many strong women are nominating themselves. They all understand the importance of showcasing the achievements of women in STEM in Canada in order to inspire more girls and young women to pursue careers in these fields.

Once again, we focused on women from Canada’s history, women with years of success in active STEM careers, and women who are just getting started — the past, present, and future of Canadian women researching, learning, doing, and teaching.

This week, these inspiring women were introduced:


Between now and July 15, follow hEr VOLUTION’s 150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter to read unique and inspiring stories of Canada’s females who are having an impact in STEM.

Re-post and share and forward!

 Learn more about 150 Days of Women in Stem.

Nominate an inspiring Canadian women in STEM to be featured.

Visit the blog for a wrap up of the featured stories each week. 

Use hashtag #CanWomenSTEM150 to help us spread the share these women’s stories.

Celebrate Women’s Month With Us With A Private Viewing of Hidden Figures

By Doina Oncel on March 14, 2017 under Engineering Math Mathematics Success Technology

In hounour of Women’s Month, hEr VOLUTION has partnered with Salesforce and Salesforce Women’s Network and we invite you to join us for a private viewing of the movie Hidden Figures.

We believe that it is now the time for women visible minorities to be celebrated for their efforts and contributions they have made in STEM fields. Hidden Figures is a movie that does just that, it shows us that women and visible minorities are hidden no longer and we want to take this opportunity celebrate the women who paved the way and to inspire you to reach for the stars.

  • When: March 30th at 9 AM
  • Where: Cineplex at Yonge Eglinton Centre, 2300 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4P 1E4
  • Who is this event for: Young women (Grades 6 to 12) and up to 2 of their guests (ex. their parents, guardians, teachers and siblings are welcome)

To learn more about the movie please check out the synopsis here or watch the trailer below:

This event is free for youth (ages 18 and under); however, registration is required.
All adults (19+) accompanying a student will be asked to donate $10 admission (proceeds to go to hEr VOLUTION).
Teachers: Feel free to bring your class to the event! Send us a message to make arrangements with us. 

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