We believe that we can't hire, promote or be what we can't see. #movethedial Stories is about sharing the authentic experiences, challenges and triumphs of women in all levels of the tech and innovation ecosystem.
As a tech CEO and mother to an energetic 2-year-old, Alyssa Furtado has learned to focus her time and energy on the things that matter most to her. She shares her top three lessons that motherhood has taught her about business leadership.
Sharing the Movethedial movement internationally as we work hard to increase female participation and leadership in the technology industry. Held at Grand Central Tech in New York city, Movethedial brought together more than 100 founders, leaders and men and women in tech to put the power of story into action.
Amber Mac shares how businesses can keep pace with the rapid changes in technologies and the importance of being agile in the current environment. Amber also explains to Michael Bancroft the cultural shift she's seen within companies when it comes to growth and how embracing change as well as the ability to say no can help founders in attracting the right projects and clients to do business with.
Jeanne Lam, General Manager of Wattpad shares what attracted her to work at the company and how its commitment to diversity is evident at all levels of the business.
Alison James, Senior Vice President, Technology Operations at CIBC shares the importance of the unconscious bias training program they have implemented in the workplace at the leadership level.
Jane Yuen, Vice President, Personal Banking Products Technology, CIBC shares why she became interested in the technology space and what opportunities excite her when it comes to innovation in the financial sector.
Tanya van Biesen, Executive Director, Catalyst explains how the global nonprofit is helping accelerate and advance women into leadership.
Allen Lau, Co-Founder and CEO of Wattpad shares the power of stories and how the online platform connects a global community of 65 million readers and writers.
Marie Chevrier, Founder and CEO of Sampler explains how the company is getting products into the hands of consumers and shares some of the hurdles she faced early on in building the business.