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JEDx 2018: Jodi Kovitz, Founder & CEO of #movethedial, on Empowerment

“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.

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Chris Eben, Managing Partner at TWG on Prioritizing Diversity

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.

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#movethedial Brings Digital Literacy Day to Hillcrest Community School

#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!

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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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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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