Mission & Initiatives

Our Mission

To support and empower women to achieve their full potential as engineers, scientists, and leaders.

Our mission is support and empower women to harness their unlimited potential as strong engineers, scientists and leaders.

The University of Toronto’s Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) mandates to provide an enriched experience for women in the fields of science and engineering. WISE provides exciting opportunities with the aim to cultivate a safe environment for growth in both the academic and professional fields.


WISE National Conference

The WISE National Conference creates opportunities to listen to speakers, interact in workshops, compete in case competitions, and expand networks.

Professional Development

The Professional Development Initiative hosts networking sessions with companies in Technology, Engineering, Medical Affairs, Consulting, and Finance.

Mentorship Program

The Mentorship Initiative allows student mentees to seek advice and knowledge from industry mentors.

High School Outreach

The High School Outreach Initiative encourages high school students to pursue STEM at the university level through high school visits, mentorship programs and competitions.

Community Outreach

The Community Outreach Initiative allows us to expand our impact into the community at large, through the organization of volunteer-based events.