Quantum Leaps: Girls Talk Science & Tech Conference

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Time: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: UNBC Terrace Campus, 4537 Keith Avenue

The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), Northwest Science & Innovation Society (NSIS), SkeenaWild Conservation Trust and Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology (WWEST) are pleased to announce that the Quantum Leaps Conference will take place again this year. 

This event aimed at young women in grades 10-12 with the goal of motivating and encouraging them to pursue studies and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), while also providing an opportunity to meet local women in these fields. 


Admission: Free (includes dinner).

Registration: Open now here


  • Engaging talks and panels with industry experts
  • Insights into various science and tech careers
  • Opportunities for networking and mentorship
  • Inclusive environment celebrating diversity in STEM

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Forester
  • Veterinarian
  • Physiotherapist
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • X-Ray/Ultrasound Technologist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Park Ranger
  • Nurse
  • Microbiologist
  • More to come

This conference is a unique opportunity for young women to learn, engage, and be empowered to pursue their passions in science and technology. Whether you’re considering a career in healthcare, environmental science, or tech, you’ll find inspiration and guidance from our panelists and fellow attendees.

Please note that we use the terms women and girls inclusively to welcome those who identify as women, girls, trans, genderqueer, non-binary, two-spirit, and gender questioning.

Don’t miss out on this chance to take a leap into your future in science and tech. Register today and join the movement towards greater diversity in STEM fields!

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