There are many resources supporting girls and women in engineering. These resources aim to advance and empower women and girls in unique ways including social activities, financial assistance, and professional development.

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ONWiE: Fun Activities
There are so many fun hands-on engineering and science activities you can try at home! Materials are easy to find, most activities don’t take that long.

WEPAN: Awards
A range of awards honoring key individuals, programs, and corporations for accomplishments that are lined with WEPAN’s mission and objectives.

Gender Diversity 101
Series of short publications on factors that impact women in science, engineering, technology and trades (SETT).

Queen's Connections: Little STEMS
Girls (grades 1-4) are introduced to a variety of activities designed to ignite their imagination, use STEM skills practised in schools, and engage with positive female role models.

Career Acceleration / Virtual Development Programs
WCT offers cohort-based career acceleration programs, virtual learning & development community and guided mentorship & networking opportunities.

Graduate Student Award of Merit
$3500 awards will be awarded annually to the women graduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the university or general community while maintaining exemplary academic records.

WiSE: Outreach
Programs fostering enthusiasm for science and engineering in the Kingston Community.

Canadian Archive of Women in STEM
Centre of expertise documenting the history of women who have contributed to STEM in Canada.

CEMF Awards
Each year CEMF selects women to act as Ambassadors for the engineering profession and to serve as role models for young women. Awards range from $5,000 to $15,000, in addition to other benefits.

Helps women in STEM programs to better manage challenges in their immediate environments and expand interpersonal skills for thriving in their future career environments.

STEM at Home
Browse through a large selection of STEM topics with at home activities for the whole family.

The Woman Engineer Journal
The Journal enables the exchange of ideas respecting the interests, training and employment of technical women and the publication and communication of information on such subjects since 1919.

CFUW: Fellowships and Awards
CFUW hosts a range of post graduate awards and fellowships, funding women's education since 1919.

Changing the Curve: Women in Computing
A timeline of women's achievements in computing and computer science, addresses the gender gaps in education and the workforce, and includes additional resources for women and specifically for women of color.

SCWIST: Youth Scholarships
A variety of scholarships and awards valued between $100 to $1000 to inspire students to pursue STEM education and careers.

Challenge your puzzle skills and learn about women at NASA making a mark in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Zenith Fellowship
Fellows will be mentored by industry leaders, engage in professional development, and participate in community building. Some will also intern at partnered Canadian space Host Organizations.

Le génie au service des femmes: Rethinking the Faces and Spaces of Engineering
Project at Ottawa University highlighting the role and contribution of female engineers in research and technological innovation, and on women’s issues.

NRC Luise and Gerhard Herzberg Postdoctoral Fellowship
A fellowship awarded annually to a recent PhD graduate in a STEM field who identifies as a woman. Recipients are hired for a 2-year term and undertake leading-edge research activities in one of the field of NRC research centres.

Science Buddies: STEM Activities
Explore experiments, engineering challenges and demonstrations with fun hands-on STEM activities! Materials are easy to find and most activities take an hour or less.

Order of the White Rose Scholarship
This $30,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a woman engineering student who wishes to enrol in graduate studies in engineering (master’s or PhD) at the institution of her choice.

Queen's Connections: Girls Club
Monthly meetings for girls (grades 9-12) to explore and discover STEM subjects while working with Queen’s staff, faculty and students

Persistence and representation of women in STEM programs
This study follows students enrolled in STEM programs over a number of years, to see how women and men persist in and eventually graduate from STEM programs.

SWE: Career Center
The premier electronic recruitment resource for leading companies in the engineering and technology field.

Robogals Workshops
Free, educational workshops for students aged 7-14, introducing them to robotics and engineering.

SWE: Scholarships
Scholarships support those who identify as a female/woman and are pursuing an ABET-accredited program in engineering, engineering technology and computer science globally.

Springer: Shaping the World
We asked our authors and editors to share their experiences and research as women in engineering. Find exclusive interviews and selected research on women in STEM.

Packed with a variety of resources including: role model profiles, blogs, design challenges, contests, Ask an Engineer, ambassador program, and much more!

Women in Technology Scholarship
Ten women in technology will be awarded $7,000 to support their education, as well as invited to a PD program and interview for an opportunity with Palantir.

Q-WASE Conference
Queen's Women in Applied Science and Engineering hosts a student conference that aims to explore gender disparity in engineering through an intersectional lens and challenge the status quo.

Queen's Connections: Special Events
A variety of events for female students throughout the year, including: GoEngGirl (grades 7-11), GoCodeGirl (grades 7-12), and Badge Day (ages 9-11).

CAE: Award and Scholarship
The Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) and the SAE Foundation Canada join to offer a scholarship in transportation and mobility engineering and an award for outstanding aerospace design, each valued at $2000.

WEPAN: Career Center
Lists a range of job opportunities in engineering field, and also provides a free review of applicant resumes.

Science Quest Summer Camp
A variety of camp experiences for Kingston youth (grades K-8).

New Formula for America's Workforce Girls in Science and Engineering
The book aims to change education policy and practice by supporting research, student and educator programs, dissemination of findings, and technical assistance projects.

Funding and support for women entrepreneurs and startups in technology sectors.

Live Session Activities-CAGIS
Bring STEM into your home with weekly, hands-on, live sessions led by real experts and a certified teacher! Explore new topics each week!

Research Guides-Women in STEM
Queen's University Library guide gathers key books, journals, and multimedia about women in STEM.

Science Quest Workshops
Youth in the Kingston community (grades K-8) are given the opportunity to learn about new and innovative science concepts in real time.

Stryker/ORS Women’s Research Fellowship
One year of support (up to $50,000) for applicants who are within five years of obtaining PhD degrees and are full-time post-doctoral fellows conducting orthopaedic research.

WinSETT: Skill Builders
These learning opportunities are open to all genders and will be led by a professional WinSETT facilitator and will include discussion, self-reflection, and experience-based learning.

Comic book: Constance and Nano
A free comic book series that empowers girls to become engineers. The story follows two young girls going on engineering adventures and solving STEM problems.

Canadian Industrial Leadership Award (CILA)
Fully paid internship and executive mentorship at L3Harris for ten women in STEM programs. Recipients will receive a $6,000 bursary and the opportunity for full-time employment upon program completion.

STEM Challenges and Activities
We can’t meet in person right now, but we can still connect online! Check back regularly for weekly fun activities and live sessions from home!

L’Oréal Canada For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowships
In support of major STEM research projects undertaken by women scientists at the postdoctoral level in Canada. Up to two postdoctoral fellowships will be awarded, valued at $20,000 CAD each, tenable for one academic year.

Queen's Connections: High School Workshops
Connections staff will travel to High Schools around Kingston to provide students with a hands-on introduction to engineering across a variety subject areas!

Canadian Engineers for Tomorrow
Enrolment trends at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels are compared, along with male and female students studying and graduating from engineering programs.

Tech ‘n’ Tinker (TNT) Trailer
A mobile classroom boasting a full range of educational technologies. Provides hands-on experiential learning opportunities in the greater Kingston area that complement the Ontario K-8 curriculum.

Award for the Support of Women in the Engineering Profession
Recognizes engineers who have demonstrated exceptional achievements in advancing the recruitment, retention, and professional development of women in engineering.

Queen's Undergraduate Internship Program
QUIP internships are paid, professionally supervised, career-related positions offering students the opportunity to learn about current advances, practices, and technologies in business and industry.

CAGIS Virtual
Bring STEM into your home with fun, weekly, hands-on, live sessions led by real experts and a CAGIS instructor!

Molly Higginson Memorial Award
Awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student in STEM, with a preference for students in Mathematics or Computer Science.