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IWD: Women as Catalysts for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

March 29, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free
IWD: Women as Catalysts for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

IWD: Women as Catalysts for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Women make up less than 16% of SMEs in Canada, yet as the world of work is changing and support for women’s entrepreneurship builds, the connection between women’s entrepreneurship and innovation is ever present. This event will showcase women in business and entrepreneurship as catalysts for innovation in the changing world of work.

How can women be catalysts for innovation & entrepreneurship in a fast-paced technological driven world?

This session will:

  • Highlight women in business and entrepreneurship as catalysts for innovation in the changing world of work
  • Understand how women have overcome challenges to entrepreneurship and used innovation as a key to success

Speakers:

  • Karima Catherine Goundiam – Red Dot Digital https://www.reddotdigital.net/
  • Michele Bailey – My Big Idea https://www.mbimybigidea.com
  • Susan Henry – Alterna Savings https://www.alterna.ca/AboutUs/CommunityInvestments/EconomicDevelopment/
  • Meredith Pickering (Fiix Software) https://www.fiixsoftware.com/

Agenda:

5:30 – Registration/Seating

5:50 – Welcome Remarks

6:00 – Panel Session

6:40 – Question and Answer

6:55 – Closing Remarks

7:00 – Light networking

7:30 – Close

Light refreshments and appertizers will be served, sponsored by Alterna Savings and Fiix Software team.

Child minding during the will be provided upon request. To request it, please send an email to rusul@parkdaleinnovates.org requesting it, with your child’s age.

Venue

Parkdale Centre for Innovation
1464 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6K 1M2 Canada
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Phone:
(647) 994-7292