November, 2016

30Nov11:30 AM1:30 PMDiversity by Design WorkshopA workshop for WLN and female community members11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Northwest Community College- Prince Rupert Campus

Event Details

Description: In this 2 hour workshop, hands-on “Mentoring Works” exercises will empower women to develop skills to create successful mentoring relationships, interactive discussions will create an environment that supports diversity and networking exercises will build a collaborative community. Participants will learn how to: network more effectively, market themselves in 30 seconds, ask for what they need and brainstorm ways to overcome challenges. Participants will also explore MakePossible resources being developed to support Emerging Talent and advance women.
Who: WLN and female community members

When: Wednesday November 30, 2016
Time: 11:30am- 1:30pm
Where: NWCC Prince Rupert Campus

RSVP: To reserve your spot, please contact Miranda Mandarino at

Background of Presenter:
Cheryl Kristiansen from SCWIST ( brings diverse expertise in project management, engineering innovation and leading transformative change in STEM. She has a degree in Mechanical Engineering, hands-on engineering experience in the alternate fuels technology sector, and senior leadership experience in the oil and gas sector. As Managing Director of the Mitchell Odyssey Foundation, Cheryl developed a network of Odyssey supported schools across BC with innovative programs that motivate and inspire high school students to pursue careers in STEM.
The MakePossible Mentoring Program is well aligned with SCWIST goals to empower women and girls in science, engineering and technology. Over the past 3 years, Cheryl has delivered MakePossible workshops at UBC, SFU, BC Institute of Technology, SFU School for Integrated Arts and Technology, Surrey Community Library, and various SCWIST and industry events.


(Wednesday) 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM


Northwest Community College- Prince Rupert Campus


Women's Leadership Network

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