CCWESTT Conference

Among the (many) reasons I haven’t been blogging lately, is the conference I attended at the weekend – CCWESTT, which stands for Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology. It was great – amazing speakers, enlightening talks, and the chance to spend time with some of the other execs from WISE. I […]

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Closing Doors, Opening Windows

Graduating is another word for ending. The ending of your time at university, and the commitments associated with. It’s also another word for beginning – the beginning of your next adventure, your next challenge. The next chapter of your life. On Wednesday, I had to go to Kanata to fill in some paperwork for my […]

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Finding Balance and Motivation

On Wednesday, uOttawa WISE had the latest talks in our Inspiring Women series. As has happened every time so far, I think this is the best yet. How do we top it in February? (OK I have a sneak preview of what will be happening in February, and that’s going to be awesome too). Our […]

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Focusing on Action

Yesterday I wrote a post about something that’s really been frustrating me – the fact that WISE may well run out of money in January. I wondered if it was too negative, and I reread it several times and debated about whether to post it… and eventually decided to. Here’s the thing – I can’t […]

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A Crash Course in Leadership

Disclaimer: don’t take any advice from me. I’m known for giving terrible advice, particularly when it comes to relationships. Also, don’t let me set you up. It invariably ends in disaster. WISE has enough money to last through January, I think. Then we’ll have to work something out, or stop. I’m not down with stopping, […]

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