Tech CEO asks ‘How do I hire women?’ on LinkedIn: Here’s how his network responded

The fact that women are underrepresented in Canada's technology sector doesn't exactly come as a news flash, but one tech CEO is openly reaching out to his network to do his part towards

Published on: April 21st, 2017 Brian Jackson

New report highlights the lack of women on tech boards

The lack of women in leadership roles and the tech sector in general is no secret, and a new report from Vell Executive Search Inc. confirms that executive boards are no different. The

Published on: April 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Here’s how Facebook, Google, and others marked International Women’s Day 2017

Users logging into Facebook this morning were greeted by a distinctive image: Five women in shadow, of multiple ethnicities and styles of dress, waiting in line to catch the stars. It was only

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood


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

Shopify supporting Ladies Learning Code on Sept. 24

This Saturday, more than 1500 Canadians will have a unique opportunity to learn computer programming from the experts. For six hours on Sept. 24, not-for-profit organization Ladies Learning Code will be running its

Published on: September 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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

Words of inspiration and encouragement for women in IT

"Remember a moment when someone in your career or life said something to you that made a difference and pulled you forward," invited Lori Scarlett, Director of Human Resources at Ingram Micro, speaking

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester

Canadian women entrepreneurs to make a global splash at DWEN Summit

Leading up to this year’s Dell Global Women Entrepreneurs Summit in Cape Town, South Africa, June 26-28, I connected with some of the Canadian women entrepreneurs who will be participating. With the theme

Published on: June 23rd, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester

Roundup: How tech firms are celebrating International Women’s Day

From Twitter hashtags to Google videos to events inviting youth to see how a tech office runs, major tech brands made a concerted effort to recognize this year's International Women's Day. A few

Published on: March 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

8 guidelines to advance women in tech on International Women’s Day

Just in time for International Women's Day, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)'s Luskin Center for Innovation has released "Rethinking Public, Private and Nonprofit Strategies to Advance Women in Technology," a 60-page

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Intel highlights increasingly diverse workforce in annual report

Hack Harassment wasn't an isolated incident: Intel Corp.'s initiative against online bullying was part of a $300 million effort started last year to make the world of tech a friendlier one - beginning

Published on: February 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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

The 5 key habits of a highly successful mentor

Great mentors are one key to every successful career path, my own included. Early in my career, I worked in the Canadian joint venture of DICKEY-john and FOSS, respectively U.S. and Danish electronic

Published on: December 18th, 2015 Cheryl Sylvester