The Driving WinTech tour rolls into Fredericton

Driving WinTech Event Announcements

Driving Women in Tech Community Conversation in Fredericton, Oct. 24, 2017

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By Aileen Cham

Join Driving WinTech Community Conversation, Fredericton! The event is on October 24, 2017.

Driving WinTech, an initiative of Women in Tech World, is kicking off a series of research activities across Canada to better understand and support women in the tech industry.

This event is for:

  • People who self-identify as a woman working in the tech industry (or recently left in the past 5 years)
  • Allies or advocates of women in tech
  • Stakeholders in the tech industry (including government, non-profit, educational organizations, or service providers)

In these activities, participants will complete a short questionnaire and engage in a two hour community conversation. This is a great opportunity for women to have their voices heard, collaborate with other women in the tech community, and meet with a panel of powerhouse women in tech.

Agenda

  • Networking
  • Research Activities: Community Conversation
  • Closing Questions + Next Steps

These conversations will allow us to identify women in the tech industry, and facilitate the best practices for inclusion and promotion. This will lead to a national report on exploring the challenges, successes, and resources of Canadian women in tech.

Register for free here.

The Driving WinTech tour rolls into Fredericton

Driving WinTech Event Announcements

Driving Women in Tech Community Conversation in Fredericton, Oct. 24, 2017

driving-wintech-events-series-community-conversation-fredericton

By Aileen Cham

Join Driving WinTech Community Conversation, Fredericton! The event is on October 24, 2017.

Driving WinTech, an initiative of Women in Tech World, is kicking off a series of research activities across Canada to better understand and support women in the tech industry.

This event is for:

  • People who self-identify as a woman working in the tech industry (or recently left in the past 5 years)
  • Allies or advocates of women in tech
  • Stakeholders in the tech industry (including government, non-profit, educational organizations, or service providers)

In these activities, participants will complete a short questionnaire and engage in a two hour community conversation. This is a great opportunity for women to have their voices heard, collaborate with other women in the tech community, and meet with a panel of powerhouse women in tech.

Agenda

  • Networking
  • Research Activities: Community Conversation
  • Closing Questions + Next Steps

These conversations will allow us to identify women in the tech industry, and facilitate the best practices for inclusion and promotion. This will lead to a national report on exploring the challenges, successes, and resources of Canadian women in tech.

Register for free 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.