The Driving WinTech tour rolls into Barrie

Driving WinTech Event Announcements

Driving Women in Tech Community Conversation in Barrie, Ontario, Oct. 10

driving-wintech-events-series-community-conversation-barrie

By Raman Kang

If you live near Barrie, Ontario, come and be a part of the Community Conversation that will elevate women in the tech industry to new heights. Join us on Tuesday October 10, 2017, at the Suiteworks Business Centre in Barrie to discuss the challenges and successes women in the tech world face.

This is a cross-country journey presented by Driving WinTech, an initiative of Women in Tech World. Driving WinTech will be driving across Canada to collect data on the current state of women in the tech industry. This will help identify what steps need to be taken to improve the environment of the tech industry.  

Sponsored by Clear-View Financial and Financial Horizons Group. This free event is a research activity for:

  • Those who self-identify as a woman working in the tech industry (or left in the past 5 years)
  • Allies or advocates of women in tech
  • Others invested in the tech industry: non-profits, government, schools, etc.

To participate, all you have to do is fill out a short questionnaire, then join in a 2 hour community conversation. It’s a great chance to network, voice your opinion, and get encouraged by panel of powerhouse women in tech. The agenda for this event is:

  • 5:30-6:00 p.m. – Networking
  • 6:00-6:30 p.m. – Panel of Trailblazing Women in Tech
  • 6:30-7:50 p.m. – Research Activities: Community Conversation
  • 7:50-8:00 p.m. – Closing Questions + Next Steps

These conversations are important to help us define Canadian women in tech, understand their experiences and identify the best practices for this field. This will lead to a national report exploring the barriers, challenges, successes and resources of Canadian women in tech.

Register for free now here.

The Driving WinTech tour rolls into Barrie

Driving WinTech Event Announcements

Driving Women in Tech Community Conversation in Barrie, Ontario, Oct. 10

driving-wintech-events-series-community-conversation-barrie

By Raman Kang

If you live near Barrie, Ontario, come and be a part of the Community Conversation that will elevate women in the tech industry to new heights. Join us on Tuesday October 10, 2017, at the Suiteworks Business Centre in Barrie to discuss the challenges and successes women in the tech world face.

This is a cross-country journey presented by Driving WinTech, an initiative of Women in Tech World. Driving WinTech will be driving across Canada to collect data on the current state of women in the tech industry. This will help identify what steps need to be taken to improve the environment of the tech industry.  

Sponsored by Clear-View Financial and Financial Horizons Group. This free event is a research activity for:

  • Those who self-identify as a woman working in the tech industry (or left in the past 5 years)
  • Allies or advocates of women in tech
  • Others invested in the tech industry: non-profits, government, schools, etc.

To participate, all you have to do is fill out a short questionnaire, then join in a 2 hour community conversation. It’s a great chance to network, voice your pinion, and get encouraged by panel of powerhouse women in tech. The agenda for this event is:

  • 5:30-6:00 p.m. – Networking
  • 6:00-6:30 p.m. – Panel of Trailblazing Women in Tech
  • 6:30-7:50 p.m. – Research Activities: Community Conversation
  • 7:50-8:00 p.m. – Closing Questions + Next Steps

These conversations are important to help us define Canadian women in tech, understand their experiences and identify the best practices for this field. This will lead to a national report exploring the barriers, challenges, successes and resources of Canadian women in tech.

Register for free now here.

Everyone knows that we are living in an increasingly tech-enabled world. Not surprisingly, this is reflected in the number of jobs that are now available in the tech industry. The problem is, while the Computer Science workforce has grown by 60% since 1991, the percentage of young women going into the industry has declined (Stats Canada 2011). This needs to change.