Announcement of the Poster Competition winners: Gender Summit 2017

November 10th, 2017

The Fonds de recherche du Québec are pleased to announce the winners of the Poster Competition held on the sidelines of the Gender Summit North America 2017, which took place from November 6 to 8 in Montréal, in collaboration with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and Portia Ltd.

Winners of November 6

  • 1st prize: Maren Gube, McGill University, Exploring antecedents of gendered attrition from STEM fields
  • 2nd prize: Zack Marshall, Memorial University, CPATH Ethical Guidelines for Research Involving Transgender People and Communities
  • 3rd prize: Rubina Lakhani, University of Ottawa, Women's Startup Network : A Peer Mentoring Program to Develop Entreprenarial Intent and Self-Efficacy for Women in Science and Engineering

Winners of November 7

  • 1st prize: Suzanne Lennon, University of Manitoba, Perception of pregnancy risk among women with gestational diabetes and their partners: The impact of gender
  • 2nd prize: Shrinkhala Dawadi, Jewish General Hospital (Montréal), Gender, immigration status, and predictors for counselling seeking in infertility patients
  • 3rd prize: Sonja Senthanar, University of Waterloo, How do Syrian refugee women find work? A feminist grounded analysis

Over 70 abstracts were submitted for the poster competition. A scientific committee evaluated the abstracts submitted by the students, and selected 18 posters that were formally evaluated by the summit's jury. On each of two days, the following prizes were awarded: a 1st prize of $ 1,000, a 2nd prize of $ 750, and a 3rd prize of $ 500. A Public Favorite was also awarded to Maren Gube.

Congratulations to the winners!

Benoit Sévigny
Director of Communications and Knowledge Mobilization
Fonds de recherche du Québec
514 864-1619