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Dafna Carr is the corporate CIO for Ontario Public Service (OPS). She mentioned a recent employee experience survey that OPS conducted. The results revealed that approximately 12 per cent of the workforce identify as LGBTQ2S+.   Missed the event? Watch it on-demand here!   Of...
José Nacif-Drah is the vice-president of global IT for Centerra Gold. He shared his journey and challenges in the corporate world as an openly gay man. “It’s definitely not easy to be yourself,” he said. Nacif-Drah began by saying that at the...
Sandeep Nair is the manager of business operations for Pride at Work Canada. Growing up in India, Nair shared how being part of the LGBTQ+ community is still a social stigma. He said until 2018 it was still a crime to...
Philippe Johnston is the CIO of the National Research Council of Canada.  He shared two stories, both personal and work-related. Johnston described how when he was very young, his mother came out to the family. “During that time in society, homosexuality was...
Coming out at work can be a mixed experience, as can dealing with colleagues and clients afterwards. In this panel, moderator Jim Love, chief information officer and chief content officer at IT World Canada, spoke with panellists about their...
It's easy to talk about the necessity of having diverse teams, but it's a lot harder to actually create one. During this panel, moderator Rodey Wing, Partner at Kearney, spoke with panellists Jennifer Williams, senior director, information security at...
Our third set of Women in Fintech honourees who were highlighted during ITWC's inaugural Canada's Top Women in Fintech and Blockchain event
Our second set of Women in Fintech honourees who were highlighted during ITWC's inaugural Canada's Top Women in Fintech and Blockchain event
Our first set of Women in Fintech honourees who were highlighted during ITWC's inaugural Canada's Top Women in Fintech and Blockchain event
This panel discussed how to create a culture where the next generation of women can thrive more easily.