Who are the panelists ?

 HEAP RUBY I am a historian specializing in the study of women in Canadian science and engineering, with a strong focus on the development of policies and initiatives aimed at increasing the number of women in S&E. Topic: Learning from the past to better shape current and future initiatives: Looking at the historical context.
Ruby Heap
Professor, Associate Vice-President, Research, University of Ottawa
Master’s and PhD studies in History at McGill University and the Université de Montréal respectively. Full professor in the Department of History, University of Ottawa. Main research areas are the history of women’s education and women’s access to the professions, most recently in science and engineering. Held several administrative positions at the University of Ottawa, including, most recently, associate vice president research (2009-2016). In 2010, she received the President’s Prize of the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), which recognizes non-engineers who have demonstrated extraordinary support or promoted public awareness of the engineering profession.