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.

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 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.

150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM: Week 4 Wrap Up

By Jennifer Smith Gray on March 12, 2017 under CanWomenSTEM150

As people around the world celebrated International Women’s Day this week, the issue of equality for women was front and centre. Canada’s theme for IWD this year was “Equality Matters.” The point from this theme is that gender equality indeed matters for Canada — it is a crucial element that must be achieved to support our economy, our democracy, and our future.

A common message was conveyed throughout Canada and the world this week — getting more women in STEM fields is a major component of reaching gender equality.

Always promoting that message, hEr VOLUTION completed the fourth week of the 150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM campaign. This week, we showcased six women whose achievements in STEM are varied and vast, offering just several examples of the many ways that girls and women can transform their interests into impactful careers. We introduced young women who are just starting to make their mark in STEM, and women from Canada’s past whose efforts helped to pave the way.

There were so many inspiring messages, discussions, and stories being shared all over the world, through every channel, during this week celebrating women. If you missed any of the 150 Days of Canadian Women in STEM social media posts this week, you can catch up here:


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.