Past CWIC Events


Webinar: Embedding anti-racism throughout the chemical sciences
October 29th 2020
The goal of the workshop will be to (1) learn about why/how systemic racism manifests and perpetuates in STEM, and how it impacts BIPOC scientists, and (2) identify ways to embed anti-racist practices into our teaching, research, and communities.
This presentation was given as part of the CCEC 2020 Virtual conference’s section on EDI allies in the Canadian chemical engineering community.
Slides from the presentation created by Jacky Deng

CWIC Social
October 26th @ 7PM
Grab your favourite snack and join us for a fun social with great conversation and some fun games! If you are interested in joining this social, or any future socials, please contact us.

CIC Webinar: Equity as the CENTER of Chemistry Education Research. An Introduction to the REACT Framework – October 7th
Speaker: Paulette Vincent-Ruz, Ph.D. University of Michigan
A CIC Institute talk presented by the CWIC Network. For more information and to register, click here. The VOD for the presentation can be found here.

Virtual Meeting: CWIC uOttawa Chapter
Oct 14th 2020 @ 1PM
This meeting will be to discuss updates on current initiatives.
Contact us if you would like to be a part of the meeting!

LGBTQ+STEM Virtual Conference– October 5-9th
https://lgbtqplusstem.ca/
Register now by clicking the above link! Hosted by the University of Windsor this conference will highlight and celebrate the contributions of the LGBTQ+ community in STEM.
This conference hopes to provide an important opportunity to discuss a broad range of scientific topics as well as issues pertaining to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, and to create new opportunities for collaboration.

Virtual Meeting: CWIC uOttawa Chapter
Sept 16th 2020 @ 3PM
This meeting will be to discuss any initiative ideas for the upcoming academic year as well as update on current initiatives.
Contact us if you would like to be a part of the meeting!

Twitter Event: #BlackinChem
August 10th to August 15th
A twitter event to support #BlackChemistsWeek. Daily events highlighting analytical chemistry, biological chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, poster sessions, and more! Check out the event poster here.

External Event: Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry (EWOC) Virtual Conference
https://ewochem.org/ewoc-2020/ – August 13th and 14th
Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry (EWOC) was founded by a group of organic chemists and others who support women in science to provide a unique opportunity to promote and support women in Organic Chemistry, broadly defined.

Webinar: Confronting Racism in STEM
August 11th 2020
The goal of the workshop will be to (1) learn how racism manifests and perpetuates in STEM institutions and practice, and (2) discuss ways the chemistry graduate student community at uOttawa can take action against systemic racism within our departmental, faculty, and institutional communities.
Slides from the presentation created by Jacky Deng

Virtual Meeting: CWIC uOttawa Chapter
August 10th 2020
This meeting will be to set goals and objectives for the chapter, and discuss any initiative ideas for the upcoming academic year.

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