Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Ontario Celebration of Women in Computing

The Ontario Celebration of Women in Computing is taking place October 24-25 at Guelph University (Guelph Ontario). There will be a shuttle bus leaving Carleton on October 24th to travel to Guelph and returning to Ottawa on the 25th. If you are interested in being on that bus (it's free!), email us at and we'll fill you in on the details.

Book Launch for Queen of the Hurricaines; The Fearless Elsie MacGill by Crystal Sissions

Author Crystal Sissons is holding a launch for her book “Queen of the Hurricaines: The Fearless Elsie MacGill” at The Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Saturday November 1st, 2014.
Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
Light refreshments will be served.

CU-WISE at Finding your Pathway

CU-WISE will be setting up an info booth at 'Finding your Pathway' 2014. Organized the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board and Ottawa Catholic School Board 'Finding your Pathway' supports 'Creating Pathways to Success' which is the new career development policy for Ontario schools. Yourparticipation equips students with information that helps them to better understand the pathways available for a successful transition to their initial post-secondary destination.

Go ENG Girl

CU-WISE along side the Department of Engineering will once again be helping girls in grades 7-10 discover engineering at Carleton with fun hands-on activities on Saturday October 18th, 2014. If you want to volunteer to help during this super fun day you can do so by signing up here.

WISE Taking Flight


WISE Taking Flight

You are invited to a WISE evening with Crystal Sisson who has authored a book about Elsie Gregory MacGill. A woman of many firsts, Elsie became an engineer, advisor, author, advocate of women’s rights and was honoured with many distinctions. Join us for an intimate session with Crystal who will tell us about how Elsie merged her love of engineering with her values and passions throughout her life. Elsie’s story is about how we can end up taking on varied and interesting roles in life. These roles can surprise us, reward us, and turn us into great professionals, entrepreneurs, social advocates and leaders.

Date and Time: November 13, 2014; 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: CBY A707, University of Ottawa
RSVP: Please RSVP to
(Light snacks and beverages will be served) There is no admission fee!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

What’s Your Idea to Change the World?

Be inspired by the creator of GoldieBlox, and develop your own game-changing ideas. Maybe you’ll even bring your idea to the next Startup Weekend Ottawa: Change the Ratio, which we’ll tell you all about!

Date: September 25 2014
Time: 5-6pm
Location: 1125@Carleton (4th floor HCI building)
Cost: FREE! With snacks!

Co-presented by Carleton University Women in Science and Engineering and hatch (CUSA’s entrepreneurship program).

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing - Info Session

Attendees of last year's conference will be presenting about their experience on Friday March 7, 1:00pm in 1200 River Building.  Come find out why this is such an awesome conference to go to as a women in any sort of computing field, and find out how you can participate yourself.  Get tips for submitting proposals for presentations, posters, etc, and learn about the amazing scholarships available.

Learn more about the 2014 conference here:

Check out blog posts about past GHCs on the CU-WISE blog:

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Winter Meet n' Greet

We are back from the winter break and ready to hit the winter semester running! Join us at Mike's Place to learn more about what we do, to meet other CU-WISE member and of course, have a little snack! Feel free to drop by between 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.. We'll be showing off our new t-shirts... you won't be able to miss us!