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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