Kate Byrne, VP, Business Development, Partnership and Membership on Real Results

Kate Byrne, VP, Business Development, Partnership and Membership at Watermark shares why advancing women in the workplace is important to her and how her organization helps companies to increase the number of females in leadership positions. Kate speaks with Michael Bancroft about some of the initiatives and programs available through Watermark that are helping to #Movethedial for everyone.

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Lisha Li, Principal at Amplify Partners on driving impact

Lisha Li, Principal at Amplify Partners is excited about seeing how machine learning will solve problems in traditional industries including transportation, construction, agriculture and health. Lisha shares with Michael Bancroft the key challenges facing companies with regards to leveraging artificial intelligence, as well as the importance of programs such as the Creative Destruction Lab.

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ZJ Hadley from Tulip: Rising Above Adversity and Championing Diversity

ZJ Hadley: Employee Success Business Partner at Tulip, a mobile application provider focused on empowering workers in retail stores. Fiercely passionate woman.  And vocal diversity advocate changing the tech culture in Toronto… and beyond. With all odds stacked against her, ZJ rose above adversity through hard work, grit, and an unwavering understanding of and commitment to what is just and moral. Sometimes with less than $20 in her pocket.   

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Karen Catlin, author, speaker and advocate for women in tech explains why she decided to major in computer science and work in the technology space

Karen Catlin, author, speaker and advocate for women in tech explains why she decided to major in computer science and work in the technology space. Karen shares with Michael Bancroft her experience gained from senior positions at companies like Adobe and how attending a Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing event highlighted the need to attract more women to the computer science field. She discusses some key changes occurring in the industry to help #movethedial for women, from education through to retention in organisations.

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Andrea Matheson, Founder and CEO of M5.0 Inc on embracing opportunity

Andrea Matheson, Founder and CEO of M5.0 Inc shares with Michael Bancroft her biggest projects and lessons learned to date working in the technology sector, including one of the largest Y2K company conversions in North America for Bell Canada. Andrea also offers advice for companies looking to compete in international markets and how to ensure best practices when it comes to diversity across all levels of the business, no matter the size or geographic location.

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Catherine Lacavera, Director of Intellectual Property Law and Litigation at Google believes you can't make a wrong decision when it comes to your career.

Catherine Lacavera, Director of Intellectual Property Law and Litigation at Google believes you can't make a wrong decision when it comes to your career. There are always many choices and new opportunities to help grow professionally, each with their unique experiences. She explains there is no one path people follow that leads them to where they think they should be and how investing your time in the right places can be enriching and rewarding.

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Tracie Wagman, CEO, Pin & Tucker on how being an Entrepreneur is like Climbing a Mountain

Being an entrepreneur to Tracie Wagman, CEO, Pin & Tucker is like climbing a mountain, the terrain can be difficult and unknown but the reward of reaching the peak is worth every step. Tracie recounts her experience of launching her own company as a female founder and how women in Silicon Valley have helped support her while building Pin & Tucker. She also shares her 5 lessons learned in climbing mountains and being an entrepreneur.

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