30 by 30 Strategic Plan

The Women in APEGA Advisory Group is now working on strategic, tactical plans for each of the sections identified in the 30 by 30 strategic plan below. Operational plans are being created for each section, including a listing of all organizations involved in each space.

K-12 Student Segment

Stakeholders

  • Primary: Female K-12 students
  • Secondary: Educators, Family, Peers

Objective

Girls are excited about engineering and/or geoscience

Key Results

  • Increased number of girls pursuing advanced science and math in high school
  • Increased number of girls graduating with all prerequisites for engineering/geoscience post-secondary programs
  • Increased awareness of diverse career opportunities in engineering/geoscience 

University Student Segment

Stakeholders

  • Primary: Female university students
  • Secondary: Educators, Family, Peers

Objectives

Women are passionate about contributing to society through engineering/geoscience and see personal value in pursuing education in these fields

Key Results

  • At least 30% of engineering and geoscience students are women
  • At least 30% of engineering and geoscience graduates are women
  • Retention rate in engineering and geoscience is equal for both men and women

Post-University Segment

Stakeholders

  • Primary: Female graduates (Canadian and International)
  • Secondary: Employers, Family, Peers

Objectives

Women see value in joining engineering or geoscience industries and are actively seeking employment in these fields

Key Results

  • Reach equal percentage of male and female graduates from engineering/geoscience programs registering as APEGA M.I.T.s
  • At least 30% of graduates seeking employment in engineering or geoscience are female

Career Professional Segment

Stakeholders

  • Primary: Female professionals
  • Secondary: Colleagues, Employers, Family 

Objectives

Women are fulfilled, contributing to an industry culture of inclusion, and making meaningful contributions through engineering or geoscience

Key Results

  • At least 30% of newly licensed members are women
  • Retention rate is equal for both men and women
  • Increase in # of women returning to work after leave
  • An increase in women in leadership positions
  • Inclusive workplace policies/practices implemented and embedded into workplace culture

Post-Career Segment

Stakeholders

  • Primary: Females who are no longer actively practicing in the professions
  • Secondary: Family, Peers

Objectives

Women who have left the professions maintain pride in their career and inspire future generations of engineers and geoscientists

Key Results

  • Retired members of APEGA remain influential and engaged in the professions at an equal rate, regardless of gender
  • Mechanisms for returning to professions are clear and accessible
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