Participate in the uOttawa WISE Elections!

Interested in becoming involved with WISE?

What we are all about:

  • Building a community of students sensitive to the issues concerning women in Science and Engineering.
  • Organizing academic, social, career-oriented and athletic activities for members
  • Welcoming and helping new members adjust to their life as students at the beginning of each academic session and,
  • Promoting outreach programs with the aim of increasing the number of female students choosing to study Science and Engineering at university.

We are holding elections to fill in positions on the WISE team. Check out available positions and descriptions below.

Please submit your application linked here by 11:00 pm Wednesday Sept. 9, 2015.

Elections will be held at 7:00pm on Wednesday Sept. 16, 2015 in FSS 5027 during our meeting. It is mandatory for candidates running in the elections to attend this meeting.

Don’t miss out! And if you’re not running for a position, please feel free to join us for our meeting anyway.


1 Co-president in Science: is the official representative of WISE and is responsible for chairing and preparing agenda for meetings, maintain the communication channel between the executives and the members by exchanging any ideas or proposition to keep active rule for uOttawa WISE

VP Finance: take care of all matters relating to monies, including preparing budgets, collecting and dispensing money according to all WISE expenses.

VP Communications: maintain our online presence, design and distribute posters throughout campus

VP Social: manage all uOttawa WISE activities including planning and organizing the team to help execute events.  Will be the liaison with the SFUO and act as contact person from uOttawa WISE

VP Outreach: responsible for all tasks related to uOttawa WISE outreach events, including seeking partners and sponsors (speakers from outside the University, Science Student Association, Engineering Student Society) for events and seminars, etc.

VP Administration: will be responsible for managing executive meetings which include booking rooms for meetings, taking minutes, and managing WISE email accounts and forwarding messages.