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International Women’s Day: Shopify’s Backbone Angels Surpass 2021 Goals

Backbone Angels has already invested US$2.3 million in 42 women and BIPOC-led companies, just one year after launching. Backbone Angels, a collective of 10 women...

International Women’s Day: Coffee Briefing March 8, 2022 – ITWC’s Top Women in Cybersecurity Celebration; women breaking the bias in tech; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada's editorial team!

International Women’s Day: Toronto company teaches kids about financial management through an app

A Toronto-based company is teaching kids about money managing and household chores through an app, while easing the burden on mothers who typically manage the household work.

Lenovo awards $100,000 in grants to women and BIPOC small business owners across Ontario

Lenovo has announced the winners of its Evolve Program to support women and Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour-owned small business owners in Ontario.

Vector Institute launches ML course for home caregivers and mothers on mat leave

Vector Institute is launching a machine learning course for stay-at-home caregivers and mothers on mat leave to facilitate their participation in the AI field

Coffee Briefing, Nov. 23, 2021 – Uber and Indigo partnership; new tech for senior care in Canada; AWS new cloud training initiatives; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Grab a coffee and take five while you nibble on these tidbits.

OpenText to move all its datacentres and datacentre partners to hydroelectric power by 2040

OpenText announces OpenText Zero Initiative at OpenText World 2021 - commits to zero waste, zero barriers, and zero emissions by 2040.

Grant Thornton and Xero partner to provide free custom cloud accounting solution to Canadian women-owned SMBs

Grant Thornton and Xero have teamed up to help women entrepreneurs in Canada solve business pain points with a complimentary custom cloud accounting solution.

Coffee Briefing, Sept. 28, 2021 – Amazon Connect’s new AI/ML-enabled features; Aptum’s Cloud Impact study; a podcast roundup; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada reporter Pragya...

Trend Micro partners with Carleton University to launch STEM program for women

Global cybersecurity firm Trend Micro announced it has partnered with Carleton University to launch the Women in Engineering and Information Technology (WiE&IT) program to...


Making the technology space a more inclusive and equal playing field requires everyone to work towards those goals. Check back often for stories that expand on how men can support these efforts from leadership positions, and highlight some of the work that’s already been done.

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International Women’s Day: #BreakTheBias: an interview with Dawn Williams, VP Consumer Solutions DevOps at TELUS

Sharing key highlights of my conversation with Dawn Williams, Vice President Consumer Solutions DevOps at TELUS as she outlines her career path in the world of technology, TELUS’ ongoing commitment to diversity, and insights on the key “mindsets” needed to achieve career goals.

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International Women’s Day: Five tech training courses that aim to break gender inequality in Canadian tech sector

women are still largely underrepresented in the tech industry. This slideshow details education and training resources to help women advance in the IT field.

International Women’s Day: Seven women who changed technology

You may find it difficult to believe in today's male-centric tech industry, but in the early days of IT, it was often the women who were the pioneers

The WIT Network Conference in photos

The more than 400 people who showed up at the WIT Network Conference event March 5 in Toronto was a clear sign that fostering an inclusive workforce in tech is a goal worth pursuing.

10 women advancing AI in Canada

As International Women’s Day is fast approaching, we have rounded up a list of 10 women advancing AI in Canada to celebrate their strides and accomplishments.