Representation of female judges is so important in particular for budding new female scientists and engineers. That’s why we are hoping to get a strong delegation of WCE members representing our industry for the upcoming Calgary Youth Science Fair (CYSF)! Each year, the CYSF welcomes returning and new judges who will evaluate the projects of hundreds of students on a variety of criteria such as scientific thought, originality and creativity, and communication. Judging is one of the most critical moments of the fair, when the students have the chance to discuss, communicate and share their ideas with scientists and engineers who will perhaps become future colleagues and mentor

This year’s fair will be entirely in-person and judging is done on Friday April 21st. For new judges, the sessions will be in the morning from 7am to 12pm at the UofC Olympic Oval. If you are a returning judge, they will reach out about a second afternoon session directly. Sign up through the CYSF website to become a judge. No science fair judging experience is necessary, they provide all the necessary training!

If you do sign up and attend, send a photo to be entered to win a free ticket to an upcoming event!