Jumpstart Your Journey – Women in Tech and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
Jumpstart Your Journey is a virtual career development workshop designed specifically to support graduates, newcomers to Canada, and women of colour.
With a focus on the entrepreneurship and technology industries, this 2.5 hour workshop will teach you how to create your own opportunities, develop your personal brand, and give you strategies in overcoming bias in the workplace.
Have you ever thought “I wish I’d known that sooner”? So have we! And so have our guest speakers, so don’t miss your chance to gather insights from their experiences.
In this webinar you will:
• Be inspired by the career journeys of our diverse women speakers
• Gain an understanding of Canada’s entrepreneurship and technology industries
• Learn how to create your own opportunities in the workplace
• Understand issues surrounding gender equality in the Ottawa/Gatineau region and how to overcome bias
- Digital Transformation Vidya ShankarNarayan, CIO & ADM of Agriculture Canada
- The State of Gender Equality in Ottawa/Gatineau University of Ottawa
- Finding Your Why and Sharing It (Digital Marketing & Branding) Sarah Stockdale, Founder of Growclass
- Building Your Dream: Entrepreneurship 101 Nouhaila Chelkhaoui, DMZ Women Founders Program
- Challenges and Opportunities for Women in STEM Starting out Their Career Fatima Khalid, Developer Programs Engineer, Pantheon
- Pay Equity: An Essential Part of Closing the Wage Gap Karen Jensen, Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC)
- Preparing for the Future of Work Saadia Muzaffar, Tech Girls Canada