Women in Tech World, in co-ordination with ICTAM, is proud to present Driving Women in Tech, a community based research tour to better understand and support women in the technology industry in Canada.
When: Thurs. September 28th, 2017 • 4pm - 6:30pm
Where: ACE Project Space, 321 McDermot (5th floor)
Cost: Attendance is free, but please RSVP in advance
• 30+ cities coast-to-coast
• 25+ national and community partners (incubators, accelerators, tech companies and national sponsors) and 87 Kickstarter funders
• 2,500 participants and 10,000 stakeholders reached
• 50 community conversations and 20+ panels by expert speakers!
As part of this study, Women in Tech World is conducting a series of research activities.
• 4:00-4:30pm Networking
• 4:30-5:00pm Keynote Speaker: Nusrat Masood, Director of WISE Kid-Netic Energy
• 5:30-6:15pm Research Activities: Community Conversation
• 6:15-6:30pm Closing Questions + Next Steps
• Defining who are women in tech in Canada
• Understanding what are women’s experiences in the tech industry in Winnipeg
• Identifying best practices for inclusion and promotion of women in the tech industry in Winnipeg
DRIVING WINTECH: KEY SUCCESS METRICS & OUTCOMES
• National Report on the experiences of women in tech in Canada, including best practices for creating more inclusive and diverse tech communities.
• Regional Playbooks with recommendations, to facilitate community-driven activities.
• Findings and data shared through Women in Tech World Online and the World Women Report published by The State of Women Institute & Women Investing in Women DIGITAL - 100 Million viewers aggregate reach through 45+ global content sharing partners.