15 Jan 2020 The 2020 #WhatWorks – BC Tech’s Women In Tech Series
Diversity is a hot topic in the tech industry — and because it’s discussed frequently, it might be easy to feel like things have already changed. But the fact is women make up only 18 percent of the tech workforce here in B.C.
On December 4th 2019, BC Tech celebrated what was scheduled to be the conclusion of our #WhatWorks Women in Tech fall series, which was designed to move the dial on increasing the participation and success of women in the technology industry. The series has received many positive acknowledgements on how it has pushed change to the industry by equipping hundreds of women with strategies for shaping successful tech careers.
The response to fall series and our recommendations has been so remarkable, we are thrilled to announce that #WhatWorks series has been extended through March. Through a series of solution-oriented events, from roundtable discussions to skills workshops and panels, #WhatWorks Women in Tech Winter series aim to boost participation of women in tech and learn from empowering leaders from PwC, Electronic Arts, Business in Vancouver, Hootsuite, High impact lab, Northwest Capital, Rival Technologies and many more. Join us, in sharing success stories and strategies that lead the way for the wider community
Better understand the investment landscape to unlock new capital and expertise to support growing/scaling ventures.
Led by Jill Earthy in partnership with WD, FWE & Female Funders
Real questions and real answers from 3 women leaders not afraid to speak their minds:
Kirsten Sutton, Tamara Taggart and Jill Tipping
Moderated by Hayley Woodin, Business in Vancouver
Hear from the expert on building diverse and inclusive Boards, executive teams & organizations.
Heidi Rolston, Advisor, Philanthropy Insight & Co Founder, Uppity Girl Productions
A panel of male allies address what men can do to move the needle on diversity and inclusion.
With BC Tech leaders Cam Burke, Managing Director, PWC Canada Dan Box, VP, Electronic Arts Matt Switzer, Partner, Northwest Capital & Andrew Reid, CEO, Rival Technologies
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