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2015 International Women’s Day is All About Strong Women, Strong World

By Christine Persaud
Each year, Canada coins a particular theme for International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8. And this year, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, is focusing on strength with the tagline Strong Women. Strong World: Improving Economic Opportunities for All.

3 Ways To Make Computer Science Education Week a Watershed Moment For Women

By Julie Hansen
Statistics Canada shows that three times as many men are now graduating in computer science compared to women, which is actually even worse than it was in the 1990s. Computer Science Education Week starting December 8 is a great opportunity to reflect on the progress we’ve made in trying to reverse these trends and to think about what more we could do.

November 8 is National Girls Learning Code Day

By Christine Persaud

MasterCard has declared November 8 National Girls Learning Code Day in Canada, with plans to offer free coding classes across the country for girls and their parents. The global payments company is joining a growing list of firms shedding a spotlight on the lack of women in the technology field, and looking to change the situation through programs that target the younger generation.

Dell Canada launches Dell for Entrepreneurs Program

By Yasmin Ranade

Dell launched an initiative this month to support the start-up community in Canada.

Following its success in other countries, the Dell for Entrepreneurs program has been established with the aim of providing start-ups with support to enable their next phase of growth, including access to technology, sales enablement, capital, networking and marketing support.

Technology, Marketing and Mentorship at DWEN 2014: Highlights from Cheryl Cook, Dell VP

By Yasmin Ranade
In a roundtable interview with and other Canadian media at Dell’s Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) conference held in Austin Texas from June 1 – 3, Cheryl Cook,Vice President, Global Channels and Alliances at Dell, answered a variety of questions about her role at Dell, women in technology and mentorship.

Bobbi Dangerfield and the Global Sales Force at Dell

By Yasmin Ranade
Women leaders, mentors, mentees and entrepreneurs recently met at Dell’s Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) conference, “Bold Beginnings, Brave Futures: the Stories and Technologies Inspiring Global Entrepreneurs,” held from June 1-3 in Austin, Texas.

I had the opportunity to speak with Bobbie Dangerfield, Dell vice president, sales operations, about her executive role at Dell as well as mentorship.