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Women In Tech (WIT)


OACETT knows the importance of supporting WIT, from sponsoring the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers diversity and inclusion virtual forum to recognizing awareness days like International Women in Engineering Day, International Day for Women and Girls in Science, and International Women's Day and supporting WIT initiatives. In celebration of International Women's Day, OACETT teamed up with WinSETT (Women in Science, Engineering, Trades, and Technology) to provide a virtual interactive leadership skills-building session for WIT chapter representatives.  

  • Women represent 10% of OACETT’s membership and growing! 
  • Current leadership, comprise of a past president and CEO.
  • 8 Chapters chairs: Thunder Bay, Timmins Regional, Near North, Georgian Bay, York, Toronto Central, Windsor-Essex and Peterborough.
"Two women reviewing architectural plans on a table."

Meet our OACETT WIT chapter representatives and networking group.  Find out what first sparked their interest in working as engineering technologists and technicians and the great advice they can provide woman entering the profession

Women in Technology (WIT) Chapter Representative

A WIT Chapter Representative is a Certified or Associate Member in good standing, volunteering to sit on the Chapter Executive for a one-year term of office, which may be renewed. The WIT Chapter Representative is the local representative reaching out to female OACETT members and non-members.  The purpose is to engage them to become strong supporters of their professional association and to encourage women to consider careers as engineering technicians and technologists. Click here to learn more. 

Want to learn more about the OACETT Women in Technology Networking Group?  


OACETT Near North Chapter: Women in Technology (WIT) Photo Contest Results

1st place: Deception Creek Bridge  Quinn Truong, C.E.T., rcsi, Timmins Regional Chapter

2nd place: Fairy Lake Dam Rehabilitation, Michelle Mathies, C.E.T. , Grand Valley Chapter 

3rd place: Installation of a Jellyfish Filtration, Kyla Farmer, C.E.T., rcji, Grand Valley Chapter.

Honourable mention: JJ O'Sullivan, C.E.T., Quinte Chapter, Katherine Hatherley, C.Tech., London chapter, Justine Loader, C.Tech., Renfrew County Chapter

Winners of the WIT Photo event

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