Women in Tech Week Vancouver

The Women in Leadership Foundation (WIL), a national non-profit organization, is launching Women in Tech Week (WinTech) throughout Canada from February 27 to March 3.

Women in Tech Week brings together local tech communities across Canada to recognize the contributions women have made in the tech industry and highlight opportunities to engage women and youth in the future, encouraging dialogue, networking as well as recruiting professionals working in the tech sector.

Women in Tech Week Vancouver
This initiative also helps young women and youth explore the technology industry as well as showcase emerging career opportunities.

As a WinTech media partner, I’m proud to support a wonderful week of professional, supportive events in our city. Attendees can expect to attend a forum, TED-style talks, mixers and an awards gala hosted by WIL and partnering sponsors. Outside of Vancouver, events will take place across the country in Toronto, Regina, Winnipeg and Kelowna.

Event Listing

Monday, February 27, 7:30 to 9 am: Breakfast Kickoff: Bringing Out the Big Guns
Tuesday, February 28, 12:30 to 3 pm: Incubating The Next Techstars (girls, grades 11 & 12)
Tuesday, February 28, 4 to 6:30 pm: WWT Women, Wine & Tech @ IQmetrix
Wednesday, March 1, 4 to 9 pm: WinTech Summit: Taking Charge Of Tech
Thursday, March 2, 6:30 to 8 pm: Women In Tech Awards Soiree: Celebrating Our Women
Friday, March 3, 6 to 9 pm: Vantec Women’s Pitch Night
Saturday, March 4, 9 am to 4 pm: Catch The Bug: Software Testing Workshop (girls, grades 10-12)
Saturday, March 4, 2 to 3 pm: IDance: Women In Tech Girl Power Cardio

About Women in Leadership Foundation

Established in 2001, Women in Leadership (WIL) delivers innovative programming to help thousands of women across Canada develop their leadership skills, including workshops, industry forums and events aimed to provide education and mentorship on pertinent leadership topics and aid in tearing down barriers to success.

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