Friday’s Five Things

Five things I learned this week…. Your level of productivity is never where you want it to be Another week has flown by and it feels like 100 things were accomplished yet I barely scratched the surface. The satisfaction of seeing great strides in completing things were balanced against my slightly pessimistic thinking that I […]

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Girls Raising event Toronto Oct 28 @ Pivotal Labs

Calling all female entrepreneurs, investors (m/f) and those supporting innovation & business growth. There is a great event scheduled for October 28 in Toronto. I encourage you to click here to read more but here is a snippet: http://girlsraisingto7.splashthat.com/ Girls Raising Presentations are a unique series of events that help women founders get publicity, network with like-minded […]

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Let’s Make the Industry 50/50 Initiative

I want to let you know about a great advocacy program that changes the landscape of women at the table. The Let’s Make the Industry 50/50 Initiative was founded by ADC with a mission to effect drastic and measurable change as it pertains to the roles and participation of women within the creative industries. ADC […]

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How self aware are you?

Hi,   Just did this personality test with ClearFit. The survey is quite long but there is a comparative after and it was very interesting. I agree with the balance between team building and leadership but am not sure the accuracy of “tried & true” vs “learning & problem solving” (I’m definitely not a risk […]

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Girls Raising event Toronto Aug 19 @ Shopify

Calling all female entrepreneurs, investors (m/f) and those supporting Canadian business growth. There is a great event scheduled for August 19 in Toronto. I encourage you to click here to read more but here is a snippet: http://girlsraisingto6.splashthat.com/ Girls Raising Presentations are a unique series of events that help women founders get publicity, network with like-minded entrepreneurs, […]

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CanWIT and TGC Partner to Foster Outreach and Research

Canadian Women in Technology (CanWIT, a division of CATAlliance) is partnering with TechGirls Canada (TGC) to help support TGC’s mandate to create a unified platform for the emerging grassroots organizations working to empower women in the industry. The TGC-CanWIT partnership will help establish sector-specific programming and best practices to encourage women’s leadership in the Canadian […]

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Women in Stem #infographic

I thought in the interest of posting that CanWIT has hired Sandra Wear as our new CEO, I would shed some light on women in STEM across the pond. A couple of thoughts: Female students outperform their male peers in their A Levels 78%-73% (Note: A Levels are an intensive 2 yr program for those […]

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CanWIT Announces New CEO: Sandra Wear to Lead CanWIT

OTTAWA, March. 31, 2014 – CanWIT is pleased to announce the selection of its CEO, Sandra Wear, effective April 1st 2014. Sandra Wear is a two-time entrepreneur who now helps other tech entrepreneurs get investment ready and fit product-to-market. Sandra brings an impressive 15-year track record of building companies that capitalize market opportunities. Previously she […]

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Talk about Connecting the Dots in LinkedIn

Okay, just tried this app recommended by Saadia Muzaffar (@ThisTechGirl) courtesy of LinkedIn and was impressed. It pulls your contacts into a visual map that you can label based on criteria. I skipped the labeling part-as I knew many people crossed categories for me but I thought it was a useful visual to really see […]

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