Startup Canada launches 2018 investment fund for female entrepreneurs

Startup Canada wants to help more of Canada's female entrepreneurs and woman-led companies find their footing. On Monday the industry organization announced the launch of its latest Startup Canada Women Founders in STEM

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

CATA’s winning women of 2018 on the value of mentorship

When Human Resource Systems Group (HRSG) founder, president, and CEO Suzanne Simpson accepted the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA)'s Sara Kirke award for entrepreneurship and innovation, one of the facts she was proudest

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Startups still largely occupied by men, report finds

Not much has changed in the past three years when it comes to diversity among startups in the U.S., as men continue to dominate the landscape. Based on 869 responses, San Francisco-based First

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Alex Coop

It takes a (networked) village to make women successful

At the 23rd annual Women in Technology International (WITI) conference, held the week of June 11 in San Jose, no one stood alone. In the opening keynote, the audience was told that if

Published on: June 22nd, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Leaked Apple emails a case study in how to avoid alienating female employees

Your business can be one of the most iconic and admired companies in the world and still have a toxic workplace. That's the key takeaway from a new feature by Mic tech reporter

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Cisco leverages IT, marketing, and CSR expertise to launch Women Entrepreneurs Circle

What do you get when an IT giant looks to solve a corporate social responsibility (CSR) challenge in the Canadian economy, and decides to leverage their internal business strengths and connected relationships with

Published on: February 3rd, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester

New survey highlights the reasons that women stay out of the tech industry

That women represent a minority of executives, business owners, and employees in the tech industry is a reality that's become so ingrained it barely needs citing - and an ongoing Stanford University-led study

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

What Pure Storage, Juniper Networks and Deutsche Bank look for in a job interview

As the over 12,000 women who attended the Grace Hopper Conference in Houston already know, it is recognized as the "place to be" to find internships or new jobs for students and recent graduates.

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Trailblazing women in tech can trump the glass ceiling, says Moneris CEO

As president and CEO of Canadian payment processing firm Moneris, Angela Brown has worked her way to the top of not one, but two male-dominated fields: technology and financial services. So when Brown

Published on: September 24th, 2015 Christine Wong

Google diversity numbers remind us gender equality remains unattained

A blog posted yesterday by Google Inc. has been getting attention and becoming the topic of discussion on social media. The search giant is being surprisingly candid about its failure to achieve a

Published on: May 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Entrepreneurship: Too Many Men; What are we going to do about it.

When I guest lecture at universities and colleges, I am exposed to classes where at many times over 50 per cent of the students are women in business and law and I have

Published on: November 27th, 2013 Gerard Buckley

Event Recap: Women in IT Channel

Today CDN together with the founding sponsor Ingram Micro Canada is hosting its Third annual Women in the IT recognition luncheon. This event is being held at the historic Graydon Hall Manor in Toronto.

Published on: August 22nd, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Are you the only woman in your meetings? Then you need to attend ‘Women in the IT Channel’

Why attend Women in the IT Channel? Because typically in IT and technology-based organizations, there aren't three or more women at the table in business meetings.  And in fields where women are still

Published on: August 15th, 2013 Cheryl Sylvester

How to instantly develop the power of the ask

The one thing that every successful entrepreneur I've interviewed agrees upon is the tremendous power behind the skill of “the ask.”  In layman's terms, this means asking a real human for help. Asking

Published on: August 6th, 2013 Ashley Huffman