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Wednesday, March 8 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Ending Gender Inequality in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

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Join the TRU Student Union Equity Committee to mark International Women’s Day and discuss the experiences and barriers women face in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) sectors.

Learn from our keynote speaker Dr. Elizabeth Croft, Associate Dean of Education and Professional Development, UBC as she describes the hostile atmosphere created in STEM workplaces for women, how women continue to be greatly under-represented in STEM fields, and what we can do in universities and workplaces to fix this under-representation.

Seating is limited and on a first come first served basis. (Approx. 60 seats available)   

For more information contact:
Dylan Robinson
Equity Coordinator

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Dr. Elizabeth Croft

Elizabeth Croft is Associate Dean, Education and Professional Development for the Faculty of Applied Science, director of the Collaborative Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems Lab, and a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of British Columbia. Her research investigates how robotic systems can operate efficiently and effectively in partnership with people, in a safe, predictable, and helpful manner. She is author of over 120... Read More →

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The Thompson Rivers University Students’ Union is a democratic, membership-based organisation. This is the greatest factor in determining the structure of the organisation and how decisions are made. The membership as a whole is the highest decision-making body, and all members have the ability to exercise their decision-making rights with an equal vote at the Union’s Annual General Meeting. Every year, the members also... Read More →

Wednesday March 8, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
TRUSU Lecture Hall, Campus Activity Centre - Student Union 900 McGill Road

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