While the demographics of key innovation sectors like science, technology, and engineering are changing, women remain under-represented in many of the fields driving the modern economy.New Westminster Innovation Weekwill celebrateWomen in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics)with a symposium on Friday, March 8th. This full-day event will feature speakers and panels to explore what's working, what needed, and how to connect the dots using arts-based creativity and computational skills.
Sponsored byVancity,Advancing Women in STEAMwill facilitate a regional conversation with representation from government, non-profits, academia, and private business. Sessions will be dedicated to themes likeWhy Does Industry Need STEAM?,When Barriers Collide, andHolding Space For STEAM. Innovation Week is honoured to be joined by Aoife Mac Namara, Dean, Faculty of Communication, Art, and Technology at Simon Fraser University, who will present the event's closing keynote address.
The event will be held at the Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St, New Westminster, BC