Posts Tagged ‘Women in communications and technology’

Partner event, March 2: “It’s 2016!” Solutions for the gender gap in STEM

womenSTEM“It’s 2016!” Solutions for the Gender Gap in STEM with Girl Geek Dinners Ottawa (@ggdottawa), Women in Communications & Technology, NCR, (@WCT_NCR) and Women Powering Technology (@WPTOttawa).

This event will feature interesting discussions about how the gender gaps in technology, telecom and media can be addressed. We will have guest speaker Jane Wilson, Director, Women Services and Resource Development at Community MicroSkills Development Centre. Here’s a recent media interview with Jane:

http://www.bnn.ca/News/2016/2/5/Canadas-economy-could-take-big-hit-if-gender-employment-divide-persists-.aspx#.VrY8syHGr1Q.facebook

Last year’s event sold out early so get your tickets now!

When: Wednesday March 2, 2016 – 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Shopify, 150 Elgin St 6th floor
Cost: $12 early bird, $15 (after Feb 25), includes two drinks and light appetizers

Register: https://wctwptggd.eventbrite.ca/

Agenda:

7:00-7:30 Informal networking
7:30-7:45 Welcome intros from GGD/WCT/WPT
7:45-8:30 Talk and Q&A with Jane Wilson
8:30-9:30 Small group discussions

Fireside Chat with Leading Female Entrepreneur, Camp Tech’s Avery Swartz

Join us along with event partner WCT National Capital Region (@wct_ncr) for an evening with esteemed entrepreneur and founder of Camp Tech, Avery Swartz. (@AverySwartz / @CampTechCo)

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Learn about Swartz’s journey as a female entrepreneur in the tech space, and how she has built one of the nation’s foremost tech training companies.

The evening will include:

6 – 7 pm – Networking
7 – 7:30 pm – Fireside Chat with Avery Swartz, Founder Camp Tech
7:30 – 8:00 pm – Open Q&A session with Avery Swartz
8:00 – 9:00 pm – Networking

Wine will be provided.

When: January 21st, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM  – 9:00 PM

Location: HUB Ottawa, 71 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5N2

Event Fee: $20 (all GGD members register at Member rate)

CLICK HERE to register.

TONIGHT! Wine Down (December Edition) with @WCT_NCR

holiday-wineWe’re enthusiastic to partner with Women in Communications and Technology National Capital Region Chapter (@WCT_NCR) for tonight’s Wine Down December Edition! Join us at Hintonburg’s 10fourteen (@10fourteen) from 5:30 to 7:30 pm to network and chat about current issues and technology, and enjoy 10fourteen’s ever-changing Discovery Monday wine menu.

Registration for this edition includes one complimentary glass of wine from the 10fourteen Discovery Monday selection available that evening and hors d’oeuvres. Other beverages and food options will be available, but are not included in the price of registration.

CLICK HERE to register.