Island Women in Science and Tech Survey
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1.
Did you ever receive  a scholarship for your academic work in technology engineering or math?
Yes
No
2.

If you answered yes to the first question - how did that scholarship influence your decision to continue your studies in technology engineering or math?  

 

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Which of the following barriers do you believe are discouraging women from pursuing careers in Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science? (Please rank 1-4 where 1 is the most significant and 4 the least.)
 Most significant Creates problems Some impact Little impact Least significant 
Cost of post-secondary education
Discomfort studying in male dominated fields/classrooms at post-secondary institutions
Perceived lack of employment opportunities for women in male dominated work places believed to be unwelcoming to women
Lack of female role-models in technology related fields
Other - please explain
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4.
What was the single most important influence in your undergraduate studies that prompted you to pursue a career in technology/engineering?
Professor
Research work
Fellow student
Guest speaker
Funding support
Other  
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Based on your undergraduate years, would a high profile scholarship aimed at women in the technology field influence your decision to pursue a career in that field?
Yes - absolutely
Maybe
No, funding wasnt the driver for me
Other  
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6.
Based on your own experience - what would be the best attributes of a scholarship to encourage women to continue their careers in computing science, math or engineering?
Share as much detail as you like.
 

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Please choose one of the following as criteria to qualify for a high-profile scholarship for BC women studying Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science:
Completion of at least one year of post-secondary study in Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science.
A GPA of at least 3.5
Written response to at least one technology related essay question
A letter of reference from a person teaching or employed in the field of Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science
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8.
By completing this survey your name will be entered into a draw for 10 complimentary tickets to the November 14 social mixer at Glo as part of the iWIST Leading the Way conference.
Thank you for your input and good luck on the draw!

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