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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.

Trailblazing in Tech: Joanne Moretti, a woman on a mission

By Yasmin Ranade
Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Joanne Moretti, Dell’s VP & Global Head Software Marketing. Canadian-born Ms. Moretti who currently works in Texas, spoke candidly about her game-changing role at Dell as well as her career path in IT in Canada, providing insight to other women about how she strives for success in the tech sector.

Wired Woman Society Mentorship Program Receives MicroSkills Partnership Excellence Award

by Yasmin Ranade

I’m thrilled to announce that Community MicroSkills Development Centre is honouring Canadian Women in Communications (CWC) and its Wired Woman Mentorship Program with its MicroSkills Partnership Excellence Award. MicroSkills, a multi-cultural,non-profit, community-based organization committed to assisting the unemployed, wired_woman_logois recognizing Wired Woman members for their dedication to mentoring women in its Information Technology programs and sustainable results.