The Women in Science and Engineering – University of Toronto (WISE U of T) Chapter was established in 1999 to support and empower all womxn in STEM fields and help them achieve their full potential as future engineers, entrepreneurs, scientists, and leaders. The organization has since developed into one of the largest and highly regarded campus organizations with over 1500 members.
We aim to empower all womxn and allies as leaders in championing gender equity, countering biases, and building confidence in all STEM fields. Through our initiatives, we hope to inspire and encourage womxn to pursue STEM programs at a post-secondary level and broaden students' horizons, so that they can also make a positive impact in their professional career!
Our Professional Development initiative hosts interactive networking events for students throughout the year with companies in software, IT, science, pharmaceuticals and more!
Our Community Outreach initiative reaches out to the GTA community to share our mission of promoting women's perserverance to achieve gender quality in STEM fields.
Our Industry Mentorship initiative pairs female undergraduate students in science and engineering with passionate mentors who are knowledgeable and experienced in their field.
Our High School Outreach initiative aims to encourage and present diverse opportunities in STEM to high school students through workshops, conferences and mentorship.
Our annual National Conference aims to empower and inspire individuals to pursue their passions, explore new opportunities, and to make meaningful, lasting connections.