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The Montreal Massacre

Today is December 6th. In 1989, women were targeted, shot, and killed for being engineering students. Today is a day to honour women scientists and engineers living and working in Canada. Fourteen women were killed and another ten women and … Continue reading

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Montreal Massacre

24 years ago, a gunman targeted female engineers, murdering them for daring to get an education. I am a female scientist working in Canada. This year, I spent a lot of time writing or speaking about science in public, sharing … Continue reading

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The Montreal Massacre

23 years ago, a gunman targeted female engineers. This year, I worked in an industry geophysics company and in a government science office, both over half women. The situation isn’t perfect — I’ve encountered blatant sexism, as have most of … Continue reading

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