Diversity helps companies understand every aspect of business and Movethedial is bringing executives together to share best practices to assist in achieving inclusive workplaces. Jay Rosenzweig, CEO of Rosenzweig & Company Inc. has seen first hand how mentoring and supporting women, particularly at the executive level can result in building world class teams.
Colleen Moorehead, Chief Client Officer at Osler shares why she believes it is important in the technology industry to invest in diversity and ensure companies recruit, develop and retain women in the workforce.
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Eva Lau of Two Small Fish Ventures believes in the power of stories to inspire communities to #movethedial. Eva shares her first hand experience through her work at Wattpad — how one writer can impact a wide audience and encourage them to tell their own stories.
Steve Irvine, Founder and CEO of integrate.ai explains the importance of gender diversity in the workplace and the impact women in leadership roles have on a company's culture and performance. He also shares why #movethedial is needed to ensure women not only get a seat at the table but also a voice.
Kirstine Stewart, media and technology executive and author of Our Turn shares her leadership lessons with Anthony Lacavera. Kirstine details what can be accomplished when you are part of a strong team. She also explains the reason behind writing the book, the importance of diversity in business and how the company’s definition of success has evolved.
Wattpad has become a global platform success. This is their story including how it pays to have disruptive investors behind your business. Candice Faktor, Founder of Faktory Ventures speaks with Anthony Lacavera about the motivation behind launching her own micro fund and the impact Albert Wenger from Union Square Ventures had on her career.
Alanna Harvey, co-founder and Marketing Director at Flipd shares who has played one of the biggest roles in helping shape her career path and what it takes to succeed in achieving your professional goals. Alanna tells Anthony Lacavera how Flipd is helping people achieve tech life balance and how it is being integrated into curriculums to assist students in staying focused.
Rebecca Skvorc, SVP of Finance at Wave shares with Anthony Lacavera how she made the transition from a corporate environment into the startup world and her key takeaways for anyone who wants to make the change. She also explains how her long time mentor Dan Wilson at KPMG continues to #movethedial for her through networking events and introductions to future career prospects.
Aliza Lakhani, CEO of Northeastern University Toronto explains to Anthony Lacavera why she moved from The DMZ to Northeastern University and what lessons she has taken from her past experience to the new role. She also shares what excites her about the innovation ecosystem and how the university is adapting its curriculum to keep pace with industry globally.
Toronto is very successful as a technology hub and leader in innovation, yet globally the successes and achievements are not widely celebrated. Councillor Michelle Holland, Chief Advocate for the Innovation Economy for the city of Toronto shares with Anthony Lacavera what she is doing to bridge the gap within the ecosystem alongside businesses, entrepreneurs and government to market the city to the world as the number one destination for startups.
Michelle Scarborough, Managing Director, Strategic Investments and Women in Tech at BDC discusses the company’s investment roadmap with Anthony Lacavera as well as why she became an entrepreneur. She also shares what’s needed in the industry to help close the gap for female founders in getting properly funded.
Carla E Brodley, Professor & Dean, College of Computer & Information Science at Northeastern University shares how she has seen STEM education evolve across North America. Professor Brodley discusses what the university is doing to help attract students and how they have broadened curriculum offerings for a diverse student base that will help Movethedial. Northeastern University Toronto Northeastern University College of Engineering
Plum.io is using artificial intelligence to help employers optimize teams and make pre-employment assessments. The company’s CEO, Caitlin MacGregor speaks to Anthony Lacavera on how she doesn’t fit the “Zuckerberg pattern” and overcomes bias in building her business. She also shares how she helps #movethedial for other entrepreneurs working with Communitech‘s Fierce Founders program.
Founder & CEO of Think Dirty Lily Tse explains how she was successful at getting the word out about her company and the importance of being authentic when telling your story. Anthony Lacavera finds out why Henry Ford's quote “Whether you think you can, or you think you can't — you're right" resonates with the #entrepreneur and how she uses it to help inspire and Movethedial for young founders. Supported by LoyaltyOne. #movethedial #womenintech #womeninSTEM #leadership
Why Dessy Daskalov always wanted to be an entrepreneur. The co-founder and CTO of Nudge Rewards shares with Anthony Lacavera the importance of mentors in building a business and how these relationships can help #movethedial .
Kathryn Hume, Vice President Product & Strategy at Integrate.ai speaks to Anthony Lacavera of Globalive about ff Venture Capital and its partnership with NYU Tandon School of Engineering on developing opportunities for researchers and entrepreneurs building AI companies. For #Movethedial, supported by LoyaltyOne.
Anthony Lacavera speaks with Lisa Bull, Vice President, People Academy, Ceridian on finding the right career path and developing talent to build the best team to create an inclusive culture that helps #movethedial.
Kirstine Stewart, President and CRO at TribalScale shares the importance of recognising women as individuals in the technology space for their strengths and skills they bring to the workplace that can Movethedial for organisations. Kirstine stresses the opportunity that has been created by the #MeToo movement to change the conversation and allow all women to achieve fair advancement and equality.
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.