McGill’s Student Chapter of AISES attends 2020 National Conference

AISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society) held its annual National Conference online from October 15 to October 17, and the McGill chapter, .caISES, attended. The National Conference aims at the promotion of Indigenous representation in STEM and celebrates the work being done by Indigenous students and researchers. The conference held networking suites, an opening ceremony, sessions for all tracks, research presentations, and career fairs, among other events.

McGill’s chapter attended the conference and won the Professional and Chapter Development Award for the second year in a row! The Professional and Chapter Development is a long-range AISES goal and aims to ensure that upon graduation, their members are prepared to enter the workforce.

AISES is a large student network consisting of chapters across universities, and its overall mission is to increase the representation of Indigenous peoples in STEM. McGill is part of the Canadian branch, which consists of McGill University, University of British Columbia, University of Saskatchewan, University of Manitoba and Queen’s University.



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