Celebrating women in tech at the 2016 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Imagine 15,000 women involved with technology all in one place. That is what happened in Houston a couple of weeks ago at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The event is

Published on: November 17th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Space pioneer helping young women find career launchpad

It’s been 24 years since Roberta Bondar’s historic space mission, but the Canadian astronaut, scientist, teacher, and photographer is continuing to expand her orbit as role model, especially for young women. In late

Published on: May 2nd, 2016 Steve Proctor

Corporate Canada missing a competitive advantage: women

Companies that embrace gender diversity enjoy a competitive advantage that more technology and communications companies should leverage, according to business executives. That theme was advanced by several speakers recently as 450 leaders from

Published on: May 2nd, 2016 Steve Proctor

There’s no place like home for business networking…

Last week I had the pleasure and opportunity to reconnect with the women of the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) in Toronto. But it wasn’t in the usual meeting room, or hotel, in

Published on: November 18th, 2015 Cheryl Sylvester

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

Jewelbots: girl power packaged in an Arduino wearable

The future of the technology industry is in the hands of tween girls, according to the founders of Jewelbots, a new startup that is part IT hardware, part jewelry. With the launch of

Published on: July 17th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

How one woman answered Nadella on asking for a raise

Now the media frenzy has somewhat subsided over Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's comments at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, let me try to put it all in perspective. I

Published on: October 20th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Over 8,000 women in technology sharing and learning

Greetings from the Anita Borge Institute's Grace Hopper Conference, also known as Celebration of Women in Computing. For all those who are too young to remember who Grace Hopper was, she was an

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

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

#FollowFriday – Google+, Bitcoin, and leadership

For this week's edition of our #FollowFriday post, we've rounded up a list of three people we talked to while writing our stories. Whether they tweet on Bitcoin, Google+, or leadership, these three

Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Candice So

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

If Jack and Jill had worked together to engineer a well water system …

By Leo Valiquette  Alex Reid's post on Monday about the economic necessity of supporting investment in more women-led startups is all the more timely as it comes the same week that we cheer the release

Published on: November 29th, 2012 Francis Moran

Supporting investment in women-led startups

By Alexandra Reid  Maple Leaf Angels is working with Canadian Women in Technology to create investment opportunities between angels and women-led startup companies. More than 60 angel investors, entrepreneurs, partners and sponsors filled a room in

Published on: November 27th, 2012 Francis Moran