The Queen's University Women in Science and Engineering Chapter proudly presents its sixth season of the 'How To Be WiSE' Podcast, a bi-weekly podcast that provides interviews focusing on the experience of being a woman in STEM. Each episode highlights guests who converse about the diversity of experiences and contributions of women in their respective fields of science. The goal of our podcast is to share the female experience in STEM by providing a space for female-identifying persons to share their stories, experiences, expertise and professional opinions.
S6 : EP 8 - How Are Geological Engineers Working To Reduce The Effects of Climate Change?
30:23Climate change.🔥 You've heard about it, Greta Thunberg is worried about it, Hank Green is talking about it...even your mom knows what it is! As the tides rise and the temperatures increase, it is vital more than ever that as a society, we must take an urgent call to action. Join Fizza as she interviews geological engineering students, Mackenna and Maddy (Sci'25) as they talk about geoengineering, carbon capture, making sustainable choices and understanding the impacts of climate change on our planet! 🌍
S6 : EP 7 - The Guide On How To Be WiSE: How To Become An Engineer!
45:48Have you ever wondered, what does an engineer...actually do? Find out with us and join Fizza as she interviews Kristy Tu (Sci'16, P.Eng) and Samantha Zareski (Sci'18, the OG creator of HTBW <3 & currently a junior engineer!!) as they talk about life after graduation, obtaining your P.Eng and advice about engineering jobs & internships!
S6 : EP 6 - Holiday Special With The HTBW Pod Team!
42:36Happy Holidays from the HTBW Podcast Team to YOU! Thank you for an amazing year of podcasts - from women in various STEM fields, interesting topics & tons of amazing conversations, we are able to continue providing a platform for ALL women in STEM! As a thank you, we have prepared an extra *silly* special episode for our viewers! <3 Join our S6 Podcast Team, including Fizza, Lauren, Kaylee & Ellie, as they chat about their semesters & tier rank the elements of the periodic table!
S6 : EP 5 - Reading Reddit Stories About Women In STEM!
42:21We decided to put our own twist on the classic 'Reading Reddit Stories', where we read stories from Reddit based on women in STEM! Join Fizza, Izzah and Kya as they share their thoughts, opinions and experiences on these stories about microaggressions, the importance of allyship, collaboration and equal representation in STEM!
S6 : EP 4 - WiSE Women Chat: Let's Talk About Mental Health!
38:38Welcome to our Mental Health Episode! It is so important to take a moment to check in with yourself & ask yourself, "how am I doing?" This week, Fizza interviews clinical psychotherapist, Jo-Ann Ferreira from Student Wellness Services at Queen’s University. Join us as we talk about the different support groups that Student Wellness Services provides, acknowledging the mental health struggles that women in STEM face, and how we can be kinder to ourselves moving forward.
S6 : EP 3 - What Do Mechanical Engineers Think About Electric Car Manufacturing?
31:10Electric cars? Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably heard about them! In this electrifying episode, Fizza dives headfirst into the world of electric cars through two exclusive episodes with mechanical engineering student, Katherine, and industry professional, Vittoria! Join them as they talk about its eco-friendly technology, its pros and cons, its impact on the automative industry and how it will change the future of transportation!
S6 : EP 2 - The Guide On How To Be WiSE: How To Become A Pharmacist!
39:15Have you considered a career in pharmacy, but not sure what that entailed? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Join Fizza as she interviews pharmacists MacKenzie and Katherine, as they chat about their day in the life, the different types of pharmacy and the journey to obtaining their PharmD!
S6 : EP 1 - What Do Computer Scientists Think About ChatGPT?
35:54Join Fizza as she chats with Ayesha and Taylor, Ph.D. and B.A.Sc. students in computer engineering, respectively, as they engage in a fascinating conversation surrounding the controversies and debatable advantages behind AI technologies and ChatGPT. Will AI doom the future of education? Learn about how computers HALLUCINATE, and how they may not be the know-all-tell-all they are showcased to be. Will AI and humanoid robots replace humans?! Take a listen to find out!
S6 : EP 0 - Get To Know Your WiSE 2023/24 Presidential Team!
36:22Introducing…How To Be WiSE Season 6! Our amazing new host, Fizza, interviews our incoming Wise Presidential Team including our president, Kyle, as well as our vice-presidents, Andrea and Emilia! Listen as they talk about the incredible doors that have been opened for them through being in WiSE, their advice for facing uncertainty and loneliness during university (cause we've all been there!) as well as the story time of when Kyle got struck by lightning! (not clickbait, real story!!!!)
S05:E12 - Life Sciences… the sequel!!
39:06A true full circle moment! For our final episode of the podcast for this season, we revisit Life Sciences with our host, Ellie, and special guests, Gwen and Ariel! Join them as they chat about course selection, study habits and the variety of courses that Life Sci has to offer! Thanks for listening to the podcast this year!! We hope you loved this season, and we’re so excited to come back for Season 6 in the Fall!