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WiSER (Women in Science, Engineering & Research)

Founded in 2008, WiSER (Women in Science, Engineering & Research) is a sub-community of WISEST at the University of Alberta aimed at serving the needs of graduate students and early-career professionals. The community is comprised of individuals in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the academia, government, and industry.

WISER supports the retention and advancement of women and under-represented groups in STEM careers by providing opportunities for networking, mentoring, information exchange, and professional development. To this end, WISER encourages participation of everyone in order to promote the awareness of gender diversity and inclusion.