WHO ARE WE?
Women In Science, Development, Outreach and Mentorship (WISDOM), is a Rady Faculty of Health Sciences (“RFHS”) instituted initiative at the University of Manitoba. It is affiliated with the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (“SCWIST”).
To connect, mentor and advocate on behalf of academic women in science in Manitoba, and to inspire innovation and excellence through positive role models and outreach programs.
1. To offer and to facilitate mentorship for women in science (especially to benefit women in science trainees and those in their early career stages).
2. To foster positive connections for women in science through professional development and community partnered events.
3. To highlight the scientific achievements of women in science researchers.
4. To highlight achievements and provide support for women in science, by raising awareness and guiding policy development that ensures gender equity in all aspects of academic activity within the University of Manitoba.