Canada’s Top Women in Fintech and Blockchain honouree roundup

Not unlike ITWC's Top Women in Cyber Security Celebration, the interest in this year's inaugural Top Women in Fintech and Blockchain Celebration was overwhelming. Our judges were flooded with nominations for women mastering

Published on: June 2nd, 2021 ITBusiness Staff

Diversity more than just meeting numbers, everyone needs to ‘go all in’ says #movethedial founder

Women account for only about 25 per cent of Canada’s tech industry, and it's a number that's remained stagnant over the past 10 years. While attendees at this year's #movethedial Global Summit remained

Published on: November 20th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

WITI: A conference for women with a few men

Why do we need women only conferences? I often hear  that question when I talk about female focussed conferences, followed by ... are women interested in different topics than men? Are women further isolating themselves

Published on: July 18th, 2019 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Women in the IT Channel Rising Star winner Erika Moll-Richardson

Erika Moll-Richardson, ProServeIT’s business development manager, has been declared the winner of the 2018 CDN Women in the IT Channel Rising Star award. She received the recognition on Aug. 23 for her impressive

Published on: August 29th, 2018 Shruti Shekar


Ottawa CEO Francoise Gagnon on leadership, scaling up, and women in STEM

Working in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries without having any type of formal training in those fields can’t be easy, but ADGA Group chief executive officer Françoise Gagnon didn’t let

Published on: August 3rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

The Business Leadership Podcast: Alyssa Furtado, CEO at Ratehub.ca

Alyssa Furtado is a passionate entrepreneur, financial expert, digital marketer and educator and is the CEO of Ratehub.ca, the leading Canadian financial comparison site for mortgage rates, credit card deals, deposit rates and

Published on: December 12th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Young Canadians lead the way in attending online courses

Young Canadians aren't shying away from online courses. According to the The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) latest Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard for Canada, more than 77 per cent of

Published on: December 7th, 2017 Alex Coop

The Business Leadership Podcast: Suzanne Grant, CEO at iBionics

I am excited to share the conversation I had with Suzanne Grant. Suzanne’s experience is characterized by breadth and depth leading in technology, military, non-profit, health and creative fields. She has won awards

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Women in Tech: Why so few?

In recent years, there has been a lot of dialogue, research undertaken and committees formed around the topic of women in tech. As was noted at the recent Women in the IT Channel

Published on: September 26th, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester

ITWC president Fawn Annan joins Women in Communications and Technology board

IT World Canada president and CEO Fawn Annan is one of seven new board members of Women in Communications and Technology (WCT), the organization announced Wednesday. WCT is a not-for-profit organization that works across

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

8 reasons to be optimistic about women’s leadership in tech

I'm optimistic about women's leadership in technology companies and here's why. Last week I attended the 4th annual Women in the IT Channel luncheon, celebrating four women leaders in the Canadian technology sector.

Published on: August 28th, 2014 Cheryl Sylvester

Apple’s first female director a step forward for women in tech

Apple Inc., the world’s most valuable technology company by market cap, finally turned its innovative energy onto its own Board of Directors, electing its first woman director. Susan (Sue) L. Wagner, founding partner and

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Cheryl Sylvester

Microsoft Canada hires new director of sales

Microsoft Canada has hired a new director of sales – Patty Demarco, who has more than 15 years of experience in working with advertising and sales in the media industry. Last week, Demarco

Published on: June 16th, 2014 Candice So