WCE brings together a group of incredible women with many great skills to offer our community. Through our outreach initiatives, we aim to increase the visibility of women in Engineering and to inspire more women and girls to pursue Engineering as a career.

Interested in sharing your passion with the next generation? Reach out to outreach.wce@gmail.com and look for upcoming events in WCE newsletters and emails!

Upcoming Events

Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre Clothing Drive

Donate gently-used clothing and new supplies to support Women in the Downtown Eastside.

Some items that are currently most needed include:

  • New Make-up
  • New toiletries
  • Summer Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Towels
  • Socks
  • Reusable Cloth Masks
  • Depends

Donations may be dropped off directly to the Downtown Eastside Women’s Shelter Drop-in Centre at 302 Columbia St. See the donation FAQ here for drop-off hours and info: https://dewc.ca/donation-faq.

If you need any assistance with transporting your donation, please contact outreach.wce@gmail.com

Help us track WCE’s donations by filling out the following form when you donate! https://forms.gle/ZyDjVB9Z2fLx9dux9

See our flyer below for more information on the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre and the clothing drive

Past Events

Ask an Engineer

WCE hosted our virtual Ask an Engineer Event, where High School students were paired with practicing Engineers to learn more about careers in Engineering. It was a great evening full of fantastic discussion in each of the breakout rooms!

Girl Guide Career Fair

WCE ran a showcase activity at this Girl Guide career fair to help promote Engineering careers to the over 500 guiders in attendance

Habitat for Humanity Build Day

WCE helped out on Habitat for Humanity’s Richmond Build Site. Once complete, the development will provide homes to twelve Habitat Families!

Girls and STEAM

WCE ran a showcase activity at the First and Second Annual Events, hosted by Science World, to promote interest in STEAM fields

UBC Geering Up!

WCE participated as guest mentors at a Saturday session of
UBC’s Geering Up! Program to answer questions about life as an Engineer

Woodward Hill Elementary School Workshop

WCE ran a workshop to teach Woodward Hill students about lateral design, and kick off their earthquakes unit!