“We have a basic responsibility — a human responsibility — to reach out actively to others. To give of our time, our energy, our money, our spirit in a statement to do whatever I can do.”
Jodi Kovitz, Founder & CEO of #movethedial, speaks at JEDx 2018, hosted by The House Toronto. In this video, she shares her belief of Tikun Olam -- or repairing the world through action -- and how a shocking wake-up call spurred her to embrace activism and eventually start the #movethedial movement.Read More
At TWG diversity is key to not only delivering the best possible products and software solutions for their clients, but also being able to attract the best talent to produce the work. The company’s managing partner Chris Eben shares with Amber Mac how the firm was able to #movethedial by refocusing its priorities on inclusion and create an open work culture that encourages voices to be heard across all teams.Read More
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."Read More
#movethedial and Hillcrest Community School had the privilege of hosting one of over 110 events for Digital Literacy Day! In partnership with our friends Sladjana Jovanovic (TD Bank), Dave Resnick (Google Canada), and Nadeem Nathoo (The Knowledge Society), we were able to host an amazing presentation, as well as kick off STEM education for the school with a brand new STEM Lab!
Special thanks to TD Bank, Google Canada, and TKS for their generous donations to the Hillcrest Community School STEM Lab. Take a look at some highlights from this memorable day!Read More
Jodi Kovitz, Founder & CEO at #movethedial, shares her experiences working with powerhouse women in the tech world that eventually motivated her to start #movethedial and begin sharing stories of inspirational women in tech around the world. Special thanks to Shopify for hosting this event!Read More
Michelle Holland, City Councillor at City of Toronto, shares some of the most pivotal moments in her career, including her biggest failure and how that experience combined with the support of her network and community eventually led to her success. Special thanks to Shopify for hosting this event!Read More
Laura Buhler, Executive Director at C100 shares the organization's efforts in supporting and accelerating the innovation ecosystem in Canada. Laura explains to Michael Bancroft how the San Francisco based non-profit is connecting founders and entrepreneurs with technology leaders and investors in Silicon Valley to help grow and scale Canadian businesses. #MovethedialRead More
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.Read More
Sometimes in a career, people reach heights greater than anyone - themselves included - would have initially thought possible. Diane Kazarian is one such person.
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“I’m sorry if I sound out of breath while talking to you. I’m 8 months pregnant and walking home to meet my nanny.”
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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.Read More