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WinS group with Dr. Birute GaldikasWinS Student Meetups

WinS hosts regular meetups for Laurier students and faculty. Contact us at or follow us on social media (@laurierwins) for more info!      









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Hosted on Medium, "WinSights" is a collection of research-backed resources for inclusive science by the Laurier Centre for Women in Science (WinS). 

Contact us at to find out how you can volunteer with this exciting science communication project! 






   WinS Events

  • We love talking about science and EDI! We host invited speakers and our members give presentations at events at Laurier and elsewhere. If you would like a speaker at your event, please contact us at
  • Our popular art+science+gender photo exhibits have travelled around Canada and internationally. Contact us to find out how you can host our exhibits in your venue. 
  • We enjoy organizing and participating in science outreach events. Watch this space for upcoming events or contact us for sponsorship or partnership in your event.

Past Events

Check out photos from our events on Instagram. Some of the highlights of our past events include:

  • Dimensions Charter Launch: What an honour to host the launch of Canada’s Dimensions Charter!
  • #TurningTablesInSTEM: The third in our popular photo-research exhibit series.
  • Iron Willed: A travelling exhibit on women in STEM that WinS helped to design.
  • TEDWomen: WinS Director Shohini Ghose speaks at TEDWomen 2018.
  • A chat with Jocelyn Bell Burnell: A discussion on the UK Athena SWAN program.
  • Her Spacetime: An evening of art, science and music. 
  • #DistractinglyHonest: An interactive photo-research exhibit on sexism in science. 
  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Laurier students attended a UN celebration of the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
  • NASA Mars event launch: WinS celebrated the launch of NASA’s MAVEN Mission to Mars! Our WinS director and outreach coordinator were inside the Kennedy Space Centre and shared the experience live on Twitter.
  • Women and Science: A gender-focused conference at Perimeter Institute. 
  • Discovery Square: A community event for children in Kitchener.
  • WinS launch reception: Melissa Franklin, chair of Physics at Harvard University, co-discoverer of the top quark, and the first female tenured faculty member in Physics at Harvard, delivered greetings and inspiration at our launch event in 2012.