Promote Individual Development

WiSPP is committed to providing quality individual development workshops and events aimed at addressing the barriers and enablers for women’s participation and leadership in science.

Current Programs

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  • Deloitte Leadership Program - This partnership between Deloitte and WiSPP aims to develop the depth of female leaders in health and medical research. Our participants will strengthen their own leadership capabilities and learn to foster the next generation of leaders in medical research.

  • Grant Preparation Program - Equal parts mentoring, networking and skill development.

  • Career Showcase Event - Our first event in the series was held on Friday, May 24th.

  • Twitter Takeover - Once a month a guest contributor is invited to ‘takeover’ the WiSPP Twitter account.

Recently Completed Programs

Grant Preparation Program - May - October 2018

A program that connects senior scientists with early to mid career women involving a combination of facilitated events and unstructured breakout sessions. The aim is to give participants opportunities for networking and skill development that will lead to a strong grant proposal.

Career Pathways Series - June - October 2018

Our showcase event launched the series to celebrate the diversity of career pathways in science, as well as, foster career mobility between academia and other sectors. The showcase was followed by three workshops focused on the tools needed to empower scientists to be in the driver's seat of their careers.

Career Pathways Resources

Check our our career case studies and recommended resources to help navigate your career path.