Accelerating Women's Participation in STEM: WCM SheBiz 2018

WCM | November 26, 2018

900 female high school students learn about careers in finance and STEM

This fall, WCM hosted 900 hundred female high school students at WCM SheBiz in Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto to highlight the importance of STEM and the exciting career paths across STEM and finance. 

SheBiz is a free, day-long event for girls in grade 9 – 11, that offers unique access to business and STEM leaders and exposure to diverse and exciting career opportunities available to women in these fields. SheBiz aims to foster the next generation of women in business and encourage them to aspire to leadership positions.


There are three core takeaways that WCM SheBiz delivers to high school aged young women:

  1. To keep up STEM academics through high school
  2. Potential career paths across finance, accounting, technology and entrepreneurship and the showcasing of role models
  3. The commitment that WCM sponsor firms have made to diversity and inclusion and that these firms value difference

Thank you to our local sponsors for making SheBiz possible: 

Special thanks to Western Economic Diversification Canada, as well as all of our Gold Corporate Champions for showing their commitment to gender diversity and contributing to a future of greater equal opportunities. 

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