Dr. Helen Gurney-Smith delivers a talk at TEDx Victoria on “Flexing Your Mussels: Shellfish as Powerful Ecosystem Indicators”. By Helen Gurney-Smith Helen is a Make Possible Member and active participant in WinSETT Workshops including Becoming Leaders, Negotiating for Success and Navigating the Politics of the Workplace. She is a research scientist and head of the […]
Before Make Possible was Make Possible, our creators held a Needs Based Assessment workshop with around 50 participants. People were split into teams and discussed a series of questions about ‘mentorship’ and what it means to them. They were then invited to present their findings to the whole group. Each group was comprised of people […]
Make Possible launched in October 2014 and we’re very glad to share some of our results with you!
Share updates on skills, ask for advice & help others We’re introducing a new “Updates” feature to help you connect with fellow Make Possible members around skills, a perfect way to kickstart your mentoring experience! Key benefits of sharing skill updates on Make Possible: Start conversations around skills and find relevant people to connect with […]
1. Set Goals for Yourself First things first. You need a goal. If you don’t know what you want, it’s very difficult to get help from others. This doesn’t mean that you need to have the next 10 or 20 years of your life all mapped out, but it does mean that you should at […]
Follow other members and quickly access their profiles. Our new Follow feature is available on each member’s profile. Simply click “Follow” to add someone to your following list and they’ll receive a notification in their dashboard. Browse other members’ followers to find connections relevant to you. This is a neat way to find people in […]
What is a mentor anyways? The word somehow makes me think of ancient times, guilds and karate movies. And while it is those things, it’s also much more and can be extremely relevant and helpful. Interestingly, I have discovered a positive correlation between knowing my life direction and the number of mentors in my life. […]
SCWIST, Make Possible and WWEST (Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology) have partnered to provide you with resources and research on gender diversity in STEM.
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