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News Notice
February 25, 2021
March is National Engineering and Geoscience Month!
Virtual events have been organized for youth and practitioners to celebrate National Engineering and Geoscience Month! Visit our events page to learn more about the events offered in March and share with friends, family, and teachers in your community. Be sure to pick up Saturday's Winnipeg Free Press to read the Engineering and Geoscience Supplement.
Young Friends of Engineering
Are you an engineering professional who has been practising for under 15 years? Young Friends of Engineering is recruiting members who aspire to be the future drivers of engineering in Manitoba; are looking to stay connected and support the Price Faculty of Engineering; and recognize the importance of giving back to the engineering community. For more information, visit the Friends of Engineering website.
Professional Development Opportunities
2021 Project Donate Engineering and Geoscience Challenge - March 1-13, 2021
In recognition of March being National Engineering and Geoscience Month, Canadian Blood Services is partnering with the engineering and geoscience sectors in Manitoba to roll up their sleeves to save a life. Encourage your coworkers to donate with you and Canadian Blood Services will provide LifeBus transportation! To learn how you can get involved, see the event listing. Did you know that practitioners can log one hour of Participation ProDev for donating blood? It's a win-win! Sign up to donate today!
Conquering Imposter Phenomenon - March 8, 2021
Join the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Women in Engineering (WIE) Winnipeg for a discussion about imposter phenomenon. Maria Neufeld, P.Eng., will give a virtual presentation on her experiences with imposter phenomenon both as a hiring manager, mentor, and in her own life. She will also touch on how conquering imposter syndrome is an important piece in improving diversity in engineering. To register, visit the IEEE website.
Women in Construction - March 8, 2021
Women are a catalyst for change in Canada's construction industry. In celebration of International Women's Day, you're invited to attend a live virtual event featuring a panel discussion highlighting successes in the industry as well as insights on how to address and solve challenges women continue to face in construction. For more information and to register, visit the Rock to Road website.
Traditional Indigenous Technology - March 12, 2021
Technology and innovation are embedded in Indigenous ways of knowing and being, continue to inspire innovation today, and may be key to sustainable responses to global challenges. Join Randy Herrmann, Director of the Engineering Access Program at the University of Manitoba, who will share how many engineering technologies that we identify as European today actually have their roots in pre-colonial America. This session is one of more than 70 sessions happening throughout the month of March in celebration of National Engineering and Geoscience Month. To register for this session or view the complete schedule, see the event listing.

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