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Feb 22

Black Women Leading the Way in Canada’s Digital Economy

February 22 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Black Women Leading the Way in Canada's Digital Economy

Join us at Sutton Place Hotel in Toronto on Thursday, February 22nd for an engaging celebration of Black History Month as we discover the remarkable stories of Black women who have played pivotal roles as pioneers, trailblazers, and architects of change in Canada’s rapidly evolving digital landscape.

Dive into compelling narratives of resilience and innovation from Black women leaders in the technology and digital sectors while connecting and networking with like-minded professionals. Gain valuable insights into the challenges they’ve overcome and the strategies they’ve employed to achieve success.

Don’t miss out on this dynamic and empowering event, register now to secure your spot!

What to Expect

Thought-Provoking Discussions: Engage in thought-provoking discussions with industry experts, thought leaders, and the extraordinary Black women who have helped shape Canada’s digital economy.

Networking: Seize the opportunity to make meaningful connections, forge new relationships, share insights, and lay the foundation for future collaborations in a conducive and vibrant atmosphere.

Unforgettable Experiences: As we celebrate the invaluable contributions of Black women in Canada’s digital economy, expect an unforgettable experience filled with moments that inspire, empower, and leave a lasting impact.

Agenda

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM | Registration, Networking & Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM | Opening Remarks, Namir Anani

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM | Gender Equity in Canada’s Tech Ecosystem Discussion

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM | Coffee Break

10:15 AM – 11:45 AM | Panel Discussion – Black Women Leadership in Canada’s Digital Economy

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM | Lunch Break

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Keynote Speaker: Ashley Wright

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Workshop: Charting a Path Forward – Retooling the Playing Field

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Networking & Reception

Keynote

Ashley Wright: Crypto & Blockchain Educator and Community Builder

With an educational background in Business Management and Human Resources, Ashley spent over 3 years working for one of the largest financial institutions in Canada and spent 4 years in marketing and direct sales before starting her own business in Fintech and Financial literacy. Since getting involved in the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in 2016, she launched the Crypto Strategy Academy, a 7-week Crypto & Blockchain coaching program, wrote “The Crypto Strategy Workbook for Youth” an interactive workbook that teaches youth about Crypto, NFTs and Blockchain, founded Fem T3ch, a global community for women in tech and Blacks on Blockchain, an initiative to increase the representation of the Black community in Crypto and Web3.

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Panelists

Maudeleine Myrthil – Vice PrĂ©sidente entrepreneuriat | Groupe 3737

Fabierre Bonaparte – Diversity Advocate

Miranda McKie – CEO and Founder |McKie Consultants Inc.

Christine Dikongue

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Acknowledgments

We respectfully acknowledge that Toronto is located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and MĂ©tis peoples.

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Description de l’évĂ©nement

Joignez-vous Ă  nous au Sutton Place Hotel de Toronto le jeudi 22 fĂ©vrier pour cĂ©lĂ©brer le Mois de l’histoire des Noirs. Ensemble, nous dĂ©couvrirons le parcours remarquable de femmes noires qui ont marquĂ© l’histoire en tant que pionniĂšres, dĂ©fricheuses et architectes du changement dans le paysage numĂ©rique canadien qui Ă©volue rapidement.

DĂ©couvrez des exemples de rĂ©silience et d’innovation chez des femmes noires Ă  la tĂȘte d’organisations dans les secteurs de la technologie et du numĂ©rique, et rĂ©seautez avec des personnes inspirantes. Vous en saurez davantage sur les dĂ©fis qu’elles ont surmontĂ©s et les stratĂ©gies qu’elles ont employĂ©es pour rĂ©ussir.

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À quoi s’attendre

Discussions stimulantes : Participez Ă  des discussions stimulantes avec des spĂ©cialistes de l’industrie, des chefs de file innovateurs et des femmes noires extraordinaires qui ont contribuĂ© Ă  façonner l’économie numĂ©rique du Canada.

RĂ©seautage : Saisissez la possibilitĂ© de nouer des liens significatifs, de forger de nouvelles relations, d’échanger des idĂ©es et de jeter les bases de futurs partenariats dans une atmosphĂšre conviviale et dynamique.

ExpĂ©riences inoubliables : CĂ©lĂ©brons les contributions inestimables des femmes noires dans l’économie numĂ©rique du Canada dans le cadre d’un Ă©vĂ©nement inoubliable et inspirant, qui aura un impact durable.

Ordre du jour

8 h 00 – 8 h 30 | Inscription, rĂ©seautage et petit-dĂ©jeuner continental

8 h 30 – 9 h | Mot d’ouverture par Namir Anani

9 h – 10 h | Discussion L’Ă©quitĂ© entre les genres dans l’écosystĂšme technologique du Canada

10 h – 10 h 15 | Pause-cafĂ©

10 h 15 – 11 h 45 | Discussion entre spĂ©cialistes Le leadership des femmes noires dans l’économie numĂ©rique du Canada

11 h 45 – 13 h | Pause-repas

13 h – 14 h | Oratrice principale : Ashley Wright

14 h – 15 h | Atelier Tracer la voie de l’avenir : rĂ©inventer les rĂšgles du jeu

15 h – 16 h | RĂ©seautage et rĂ©ception

Remerciements

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Nous reconnaissons respectueusement que Toronto est situĂ©e sur le territoire traditionnel de nombreuses Nations, notamment les Mississaugas de la riviĂšre Credit, les AnishinabĂ©s, les Chippewas, les Haudenosaunees et les Wendats, et qu’un grand nombre de PremiĂšres Nations, d’Inuits et de MĂ©tis y vivent aujourd’hui.

Venue

Sutton Place Hotel Toronto
355 King Street West Toronto, ON M5V 1J5 Canada
West Toronto,OntarioM5V 1J5Canada
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Phone
416-915-3770
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Organizer

ICTC-CTIC
Phone
613-237-8551
Email
info@ictc-ctic.ca
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