Barriers, Boundaries and Balance: A Celebration of Women in STEM

Celebrate International Women’s Day by exploring STEM activities in a fun adults-only atmosphere. Grab your favourite beverage and celebrate the power of women with the co-launch of Ingenium Canada’s Iron Willed: Women in STEM travelling exhibit and the Bushplane Museum’s own Women in Aviation exhibit. You’ll be inspired, entertained and challenged with a live panel discussion with women who’ve made great accomplishments in their careers and lives. Be entertained with live music and interactive activity stations where you can get hands-on with STEM – learn the science of chocolate with Sweet Change, code with Science North, get microscopic with invasive species and pathogens with the Natural Resources Canada- The Great Lakes Forestry Centre, race a cockroach with Entomica, make art together with the Venturi Principle and much more.

Tickets include:

Cash bar available. All ticket proceeds go to support STEM-based educational programming with Science North and the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre. This is a 19+ only event.

Panel Speakers

Christine Rosche

Christine Rosche – MNR

Best known as the “Bird-dog” in CBHC’s
Wildfires movie, Christine is an accomplished Fire Ranger, Air Attack Officer and Video Editing Technician”, .

Amy Wilson

Amy Wilson – Videographer

Senior Editor and Producer for Science North’s Multimedia Team, Amy has worked on planetarium shows, objective theatre shows and most recently with Jane Goodall for a new video presentation coming to Science North in Spring 2023.

Brenda Swystun

Brenda Swystun – Business Owner

An entrepreneur at heart, Brenda started as an Admin Clerk at Lafarge Concrete and in 2010 took over full ownership of Huckson’s Water Depot. Brenda says she hasn’t experienced any “boundaries or barriers, only character-building moments”.


A big thank you to our generous sponsors!

Algoma Steel - Women in STEM.         OLG Women in STEM sponsor          Water Tower Inn logo - sponsor Women in STEM

.       Rotary Logo - Sponsor Women in STEM.       Zonta - supporter of Women in STEM        Sault Community Career Centre - Women in STEM