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November 27-28, 2021

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Open to high school students who identify as women+ Canada-wide


The Girls in STEM Olympics (GiSO) is annual event for high school girls+ to explore their interests and discover opportunities in STEM.

Meet like-minded girls+ from around Canada with a shared interest in STEM

Participate in workshops and competitive challenges

Engage with industry and post-secondary professionals

Learn from keynote speakers about different ways you can get involved in the STEM field

Workshops & Challenges

Participate in workshops and compete in team-based challenges revolving around STEM fields such as:

  • Mechanical Design

  • Programming

  • Electrical

*No prior experience in any of these fields are necessary to participate. Workshops will be held on Day 1, which will help prepare you for competition on Day 2!


*Taken at GiSO 2018 

Innovation Fair


Explore new opportunities to get involved in STEM as well as meet industry and post-secondary professionals in our Innovation Fair.

Previous exhibitors have included SHAD Canada, McMaster University, University of Toronto, Quanser, and Microsoft.

*Taken at GiSO 2018 

Women in STEM Panel

Get inspired by today's leaders in the industry in our Women in STEM Panel. The WiS Panel features a group of women from various fields in STEM, sharing their experiences and insight of the industry and gender representation.

From post-secondary students to CEOs of their own businesses, learn from a variety of perspectives and get advice to help expand your interests and your career in STEM.


*Taken at GiSO 2018