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Allison MacDonald on succeeding as an experimental physicist, fighting implicit bias and asserting your confidence in STEM

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.

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Why Reshma Saujani, The Founder Of Girls Who Code, Believes Brave Is Better Than Perfect

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."

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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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