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Dial Moving – a podcast by #movethedial – brings together leaders in tech to discuss important topics that affect women and underrepresented groups in the sector. With a focus on tangible insights, the podcast is designed to help you dial move in your career, company and life.

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In our first episode, we look at the importance of sponsors, allies, and mentors and illustrate why creating a personal community of advisors – who fulfill each of these roles – can skyrocket your success, no matter where you are in your career.


Roundtable Discussion
Caroline Gayle, Managing Partner, Technology Financial Services Practice, Accenture and her mentee Prea Grover, Program Project Management Director, Accenture
Claudette McGowan, Chief Information Officer, Enterprise Technology Employee Experience, BMO, and her mentee Farzia Khan, Strategic Planning Manager of R&D, Employee Tech Experience, BMO

Michelle Scarborough, Managing Partner, Strategic Investments and Women in Technology Venture Fund, bdc

In today’s episode, we take a look at the various ways in which organizations are creating authentic space for employees to bring their whole selves to work and highlight individuals who are breaking barriers to create diverse and inclusive spaces.


Carolyn Levy, President of Randstad Technologies for Randstad Canada
Paige Willis (Pizzo), Regional Manager, Randstad
Debora Hume, Vice President, Channel Management, OLG
Jay Hernandez, Executive Assistant, Brand & Marketing, OLG

Arlan Hamilton, Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital

In our fifth and final episode of the year, Takara Small talks to trailblazing leaders about their views on developing a growth mindset. From leveraging passions to overcoming fatigue, we drill down on resilience and grit and their potential to elevate your career or business.



- Alice Thomas Chief Digital Technology Officer, Sun Life Financial
- Melisa Muraca, Assistant Vice President - Mobile & Wearables Application Services & Digital Health Solutions, Sun Life Financial
- Sylvia Kingsmill, Canadian Privacy, Regulatory & Information Management Leader, Risk Consulting, KPMG in Canada
- Sharon Bauer, Senior Manager in the Digital Privacy, Regulatory, and Information Management Practice, KPMG in Canada

Kristine Di Bacco Partner, Torys LLP

In Episode 2, we look at risk-taking from the eyes of some of Canada’s leading business executives and find out what it really takes to be a bold risk-taker that achieves results.


Roundtable Discussion
Warren Perlman, Chief Information Officer at Ceridian
Justine Janssen, Senior Vice President of Strategy, Ceridian
Petrisa Pecnik, VP of Customer Success, BlueCat
Mythri Murthy, Marketing Coordinator, BlueCat

Eva Lau, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Two Small Fish Ventures


In this mini-episode, our host Takara Small speaks to Kristina McDougall, Founder of Artemis Canada, about how companies can go "all in" on inclusive recruitment and retention, and how the tech industry has become more transparent and accountable in their operations and leadership.

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