The Canadian Women in Cybersecurity conference attracted some 500 attendees. Photos by Howard Solomon.

Published: March 12th, 2020


Calls for nominations are now open for new women-led cybersecurity recognition awards

Cybercriminals are always at least one step ahead of everyone else, so why not encourage as many people as possible to enter the cybersecurity field? That’s the idea behind a new recognition program

Published on: March 6th, 2020 IT Business Staff

10 women advancing AI in Canada

Published on: March 5th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

TD and The Big Push team up and launch ‘Lift-Off’ program to support women entrepreneurs

TD Bank Group and a Toronto-based business accelerator have entered into an agreement designed to support women entrepreneurs in six key areas of business, including information technology, finance, marketing, sales, public relations, and

Published on: November 20th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

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