Events for 2020 – 2021

Virtual Yoga night

With exams right around the corner, it’s time for our exam destresser event! Come join us Friday evening for a virtual yoga night lead by Elevate Yoga!

Click here to join the Zoom Link.


🌼WISE Exec Positions🌼

Applications for uOttawa WISE execs 2021-2022 are now open!

Deadline for application is March 18, 2021 @ 11:59PM

You MUST be a registered undergraduate uOttawa student to apply

Your candidacy will be posted on the elections tab after the candidacy deadline
Voting will be between March 22 8AM till March 23 5PM with a voting link on our website, social media, and an email will be sent to our members!

Voting is available to all students in any faculty at uOttawa

Winners will be announced on March 24 on our website and social media!

Please read the constitution here for information on the executive positions before deciding to apply

You may begin advertising as soon as you submit your application!
Tag @uottawawise on your posters and we will repost them for you for further reach starting Friday, March 19! (Only 1 repost per candidate)

Click HERE to apply .


🤩WISE Merch – Masks🤩 – CANCELLED

New WISE Masks have arrived!

You can pre-order your WISE mask today!!

Click Here to order .

🔔WISE’s Winter Speaker Series🔔

It’s time for the uOttawa WISE Winter Speaker Series !

We are proud to host the following women in STEM to talk to students about their career paths and their experiences as women in science and engineering.

Our lineup:

  • Angel Foster, Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa
  • Dr. Aimee Nelson, Professor, Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University
  • Samina Jhala, Lead Automation Engineer, IBM
  • Dr. Kirsty Boyd, Plastic Surgeon, The Ottawa Hospital

Click Here to find the Zoom link.

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💐WISE General Meeting💐

Join us this Friday for a WISE general meeting!! We will be talking about the exciting things coming up, review our constitution, and give you the opportunity to ask our execs questions if you are thinking of running for the WISE elections next week .

You click on the Zoom link here


🧩Virtual Escape Room Night🧩

Welcome back from Reading Week!

Come join us for our Virtual Escape Room Night Friday, Feb 26 @ 7PM!

Limited spots available so get your FREE ticket and put those problem-solving skills to the test!

Register Here


⭐WISE x CSA Panel⭐

Join us on Thursday, February 4th, 2021 @ 6PM!

We are proud to bring to you the Canadian Space Agency!

Book your FREE spot here:

Zoom link will be provided in your ticket.

Miriam Micael, a Project Management Engineer from the CSA will speak to students about her career path and her experiences as a woman in aerospace.

As a project management engineer at the Canadian Space Agency, she is currently working on the WildFireSat mission, which aims to support wildfire management in Canada. This mission will also provide Canadians with information on smoke and air quality. Additionally, she is supporting the RADARSAT Constellation Mission, Canada’s next-generation synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite mission.

🤩WISE General Meeting🤩

This Wednesday! Join us for the first Winter 2021 WISE general meeting!
We will be discussing the WISE conference and many exciting upcoming events this term .

You can click on the Zoom link here !

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🌸WISE Conference🌸

The annual WISE national conference delegate applications are NOW OPEN!
The deadline to apply is Friday, January 8 @ 11PM!

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

The WISE National Conference serves as a catalyst to inspire and empower individuals to pursue their passions, broaden their horizons, and form meaningful connections.

The conference brings together delegates from all across Canada to share ideas and become inspired over the course of a two-day event dedicated to professional and personal growth.

You will have the opportunity to hear from inspirational leaders from a wide range of STEM fields, expand your skill set in technical and professional development workshops, and challenge yourself in their competitions.

Click here to learn more.

Click here to apply.


❓WISE Jeopardy Night❓

Take a break from studying and come join us for our Virtual Jeopardy Night Thursday, Dec. 3 @ 7:30PM !!  Team up as a team of 2 or individually and let’s see how much you know about Women in STEM, Disney, geography, viral TikToks and memes, and pop culture.

🎁There will be prizes to be won🎁

Click here for the zoom link


🚀Volunteer Opportunity – WISE and the Canadian Space Agency🚀

WISE wishes to host the Canadian Space Agency to talk to students about their career paths and their experiences as female astronauts/women in aerospace.

We are aiming for this event to take place in late January to early February. We wish to open this event and to collaborate with internal uOttawa clubs and associations as well as external WISE associations from different Canadian universities in order to make this happen.

We are looking for 4-5 volunteers to assist the WISE executive team with contacting a list of uOttawa clubs and associations and the different Canadian WISE associations. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Deadline: November 15, 2020 at 11PM

Only those selected will be contacted

Apply through the following link : Application link


🔊WISE’s Fall Speaker Series🔊

It’s time for the uOttawa WISE Fall Speaker Series!

We are proud to host the following women in STEM to talk to students about their career paths and their experiences as women in science and engineering.

Our line up:

  • Anna Ampaw, PhD Candidate, Ben Lab, University of Ottawa
  • Dr. Amanda Bongers, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Queen’s University
  • Pia Medina, Associate Cognitive & Analytics Consultant, IBM
  • Spurthi Kommajosula, Senior SAP Consultant, IBM


🤩WISE General Meeting🤩

We have multiple exciting volunteer opportunities to share 😉
See you there !!

Click here for the Zoom Link


🍁Bob Ross Virtual Paint Night🍁

Grab some paint brushes and some fall coloured paint and join us for our Bob Ross Virtual Paint Night! Tag your painting buddy in the comments of our Instagram Post for a chance to win some WISE merch! Winners will be announced at the event. See you there!

Giveaway Rules:
1. Follow @uottawawise
2. Tag a friend (unlimited entries) on our Instagram Post.

Zoom Meeting link : click zoom link


📚 High School Outreach Commissioners 📚

We are looking for some awesome high school outreach commissioners to help us promote careers in the science and engineering field to high school students. we will be in touch with high schools to share and display our overall experience and love for our field of study.

Applications close October 2nd.

Only those selected will be contacted.

Apply through the following link: Application link .


🌟LINX x WISE – How to Succeed Online Workshop🌟

We are proud to announce that we are collaborating with the uOttawa Linx Club to host a workshop on How to Succeed in Online Classes! This workshop will be a great opportunity for you to start your university journey on the right foot and ask all your questions!

Join us September 24, 2020 at 12PM

Click here to join the Google Meet:



A first year representative position is important for the WISE team, since they are the first communication with the first year students in both science and engineering.

We have 2 first year rep positions, one in science and one in engineering. Positions are open to all genders! Duties of first year reps include, event promotion (social media, word of mouth, classroom presentations, etc), collaborating with the VP Outreach for WISE’s annual high school outreach program, and attending meetings to provide input and suggestions for future events and current decisions within WISE.

Deadline September 25th at 11:59PM

Only those selected will be contacted.

Click here to submit an application!


🤩WISE General Meeting🤩

The first WISE general meeting is happening this Monday!!

If you are looking to get more involved with WISE, we will be talking about our volunteer opportunities!

Everyone is welcome !!

Click here for the Zoom Link



WISE has collaborated with UOSU this year to bring to you the “Get wise with WISE” 101 week event !!

Get wise with WISE gives first years a chance to hear upper year students in science and engineering talk about their experiences and what they wish they had known from the beginning! Hear about how they overcame obstacles that come with university life, what it means to be a woman in STEM, and advice they wish they had heard in their 1st year.
The panel will be open to questions after the talk.

Our Speakers!
Jessica Garden – 4th year Biomedical Science student
Omade Okwor – 4th year Computer Engineering student

Join with the Zoom link!