From left, Chantal Pitre, national manager of women entrepreneurship at TD, and Sharon Zohar founder and chief executive officer of The Big Push. Photo by Pragya Sehgal.

Published: November 20th, 2019


ITWC’s 2020 flagship events program revealed

ITWC, Canada’s largest content provider serving the IT industry,  is pleased to announce the 2020 schedule for its flagship events and three signature awards programs. “We take the feedback we receive very seriously

Published on: October 15th, 2019 Steve Proctor

Women make up one third of Canadian entrepreneurs, but not in tech industry

Female entrepreneurs in Canada are increasing in number, tend to be younger than their male counterparts and are starting businesses at a faster rate than men, however gender equality among STEM industry business

Published on: October 16th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Founder Sana Salam on building her Canadian tech businesses from scratch

A Toronto-based software company has found success using the SAP Cloud Platform, even being named one of SAP’s top partners of the year all led by founder and president Sana Salam. Sodales Solutions,

Published on: September 20th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Women in the IT Channel Mentor of the Year winner Gail Mercer-MacKay

Gail Mercer-MacKay from Mercer-MacKay Digital Storytelling won the Mentor of the Year award at the Women in the IT Channel Recognition Luncheon that was hosted on Aug. 23. MacKay, the chief story teller

Published on: September 5th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

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


A summer of growth: Venture Day 2018

By Next Canada Staff On Aug. 14, the culminating day of 2018’s Next Founders and Next 36 program took place at the MaRS Discovery District in downtown Toronto. Twelve Next Canada ventures pitched

Published on: August 23rd, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Helping startups, women in tech connect with Silicon Valley

In a male-dominated industry, Joanne Fedeyko, CEO of Connection Silicon Valley (CSV), believes it’s really important for women “to be more bold” and go outside their comfort zones in the tech world so

Published on: August 20th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Igloo VP discusses women in tech at Microsoft Inspire

Being a leader who creates a positive environment, one that helps break down barriers, is a core belief of Igloo Software vice president of technology Julie Forsythe. A self-proclaimed nerd, Forsythe’s passion for

Published on: July 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Workshops for women in technology are failing women

The gender gap in the technology sector is no secret. While women make up 40 per cent of the world’s workforce – and in some countries like Canada and the U.S., that number

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Diversity champions announced at Nova Scotia’s third Digital Diversity Awards

Three women in Nova Scotia’s ICT sector walked home with some hardware Tuesday during Digital Nova Scotia’s third Digital Diversity Awards in Halifax. The three category winners represented women in senior level executive

Published on: June 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

2 Truths And A Lie with Trend Micro Canada’s Marcia Sequeira

Marcia Sequeira has been Trend Micro’s Canadian country manager for just over a year, but she's spent almost two decades in the tech industry. To get a better feel for Marcia's personal side,

Published on: June 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

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

Ladies Learning Code evolves to bring coding to more Canadians

By Elizabeth Keith Ladies Learning Code is no more. On Oct. 27, the non-profit formerly known as Ladies Learning Code officially rebranded as Canada Learning Code, in an effort to reach more Canadians

Published on: October 31st, 2017 ITBusiness Staff