Jessica Brcko and Jessica Hedges-Chou share the significant work they’ve done to increase in representation of women in tech in OLG, including at the Director level where they have gone from 14% women to 41%.
Founder of the Centre for Indigenous Innovation and Technology, Jarret Leaman, talks about how the tech industry can mitigate some of the barriers facing Indigenous people and shares tips on for impactful company engagement.
Pride Month is as an opportunity for companies across the globe to celebrate, educate allies, and continue to progress their inclusion initiatives. Here are how five of the world’s biggest tech companies are celebrating the LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month and beyond.
Nora Curic, Senior Director, Business Management & Enablement, speaks about her recent appointment as Chair of the CIBC Women’s Network and shares her advice for setting up a Women’s Network in your organization!
As part of The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada’s Trade Mission, we were very excited to bring #movethedial to Japan and gather learnings to inform our global expansion. A beautiful country with a highly-evolved technology ecosystem, we look forward to building relationships to advance all women in tech in Japan!
#movethedial sat down with innovation leader Iliana Oris Valiente to learn more about her career so far, how Accenture solves problems for clients and the industry, and her advice for how entrepreneurs of all sizes can approach problem-solving in the 21st century.
Growing up, Devon Brooks didn’t know there was a name for “doing your own thing.” Today, she’s a successful entrepreneur whose latest company, Sphere, connects coaches and clients through a seamless online, global ecosystem. She shares her vision of a more curious world is becoming a reality, one coaching conversation at a time.
As a tech CEO and mother to an energetic 2-year-old, Alyssa Furtado has learned to focus her time and energy on the things that matter most to her. She shares her top three lessons that motherhood has taught her about business leadership.
Allison MacDonald, an experimental physicist at D-Wave, the Burnaby-based quantum computing firm, spends her days testing and improving the chip that helps run the company’s 2,000 qubit quantum computer. Allison talks about her unique field, shares her journey to becoming an experimental physicist and talks about challenging our implicit biases in the workplace.
Girls Who Code’s mission is clear and focused: to close the gender gap in technology. And with its fearless founder and CEO, Reshma Saujani, at the helm, it’s already creating a major ripple effect in the tech industry. We are thrilled to welcome Saujani as a Keynote Speaker at our #movethedial Global Summit this November 7th, especially since Girls Who Code’s mission is perfectly aligned with that of #movethedial. As Saujani says, quoting the famous activist Marian Wright Edelman, "You can't be what you can't see."
A self-described “connector,” Erica Keswin is forcing us to rethink our human and digital relationships. After all, in an era where we’re more likely to send a text or email to engage at work, the digital world is only making us more disconnected.
Started by brothers Nadeem Nathoo and Navid Nathoo, The Knowledge Society embraces topics such as Virtual Reality, Blockchain, Alternative Energy, and Artificial Intelligence. One participant describes it as a human accelerator that turns driven students into unicorn people who will solve the world’s most important problems.
The tagline on Huda Alvi’s website says it all: My Life, My Terms, My Style, My View, My Opinions, My Choices. This smart, classy, and cool C.E.O chick shares her story of resilience, persistence, passion, and purpose. Buckle up for Huda’s latest adventure, The Girls Trip, a “Bad Ass Tour Company… activating curated travel for women around the globe."
17-year-old Hannah Le shows us where curiosity and conviction can take us. From the lessons she learned from her deaf cousin, to her own personal challenges fitting in, this young, confident woman teaches us about pursuing big dreams and carving our own paths.