Diversity champions announced at Nova Scotia’s 3rd Digital Diversity Awards

Three women in Nova Scotia’s ICT sector walked home with some hardware Tuesday during Digital Nova Scotia’s third Digital Diversity Awards in Halifax. The three category winners represented women in senior level executive

Published on: June 6th, 2018 Alex Coop

Trend Micro’s new Canadian country manager on getting more women into the channel

Women make up more than half of new university graduates, but are still underrepresented in a number of highly technical fields, such as science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and computer science. Marcia Sequeira, Trend Micro’s recently

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CATA’s winning women of 2018 on the value of mentorship

When Human Resource Systems Group (HRSG) founder, president, and CEO Suzanne Simpson accepted the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA)'s Sara Kirke award for entrepreneurship and innovation, one of the facts she was proudest

Published on: May 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Lenovo’s women in tech panel opens up about industry gaps, offers actionable insight

LAS VEGAS - The gender gap within the technology sector is no secret, but the number of events focused on women that have sprung up in recent months indicate that the industry is

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Toronto girls school hosts blockchain hackathon to inspire interest in STEM fields

What were you doing at 16? The last few weeks have seen teenagers across North America make headlines as they continue to speak out on social issues, and it's become abundantly clear that

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s #1 Newsmaker of the Year – Deanna Thomson

Deanna Thomson describes 2017 as an epic year by every measurement, and we can’t help but agree. The national director for Canadian channel sales at Dell EMC moved into her role at the

Published on: March 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Adobe, Cisco, PointClickCare execs on how companies can attract more women to sales

As co-founder of the Great Canadian Sales Competition, which has educated more than 7000 postsecondary students about the profession and boasts Google, IBM, Cisco, Shopify, and FreshBooks among its sponsors, Sonya Meloff has

Published on: March 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood




Tech firms can leverage their industry to build diverse sales teams, PointClickCare VP Joan Leroux says

In an industry frequently - and accurately - criticized for its lack of gender diversity, Mississauga, Ont.-based senior care cloud platform developer PointClickCare is bucking the trend - and its chosen field might

Published on: January 17th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Toronto, Vancouver rank in top 30 global cities for women entrepreneurs: Dell research

When impediments to female entrepreneurship are removed, there is a dramatic uplift in a city’s economic prospects, according to Dell in its 2017 Women Entrepreneur Cities (WE Cities) Index, which was completed in

Published on: July 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Red Hat announces 2016 Women in Open Source award winners

Red Hat has chosen Jessica McKellar from Dropbox and Preeti Murthy, a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon as the winners of the 2016 annual Women in Open Source Awards. At the annual Red Hat Summit,

Published on: July 4th, 2016 CDN Staff

Women are on the rise in the tech industry [infographic]

Just in time for International Women's Day, some good news when it comes to women working in the tech industry - it's becoming a lot more common to see women employees at some

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson