NSERC releases report on summit on increasing women's participation in science, engineering

May 25, 2011

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has released a report on outcomes from a November 2010 summit that brought together leaders from academia and the private sector with policy makers and students to discuss key issues relating to increasing women's participation in science and engineering. Key points made during panel discussions include harnessing social media tools to encourage girls to consider careers in science and engineering; demystifying and marketing careers in science, engineering, and information technology; and showing students how they can use their education. NSERC News Release | Read the report