Tag: diversity

NBA and Microsoft Canada Call for Diverse Canadian Artists

By Yasmin Ranade
NBA and Microsoft Canada announced this week the return of “NBA Creators presented by Microsoft,” a design-focused program that leverages the NBA and Microsoft Canada’s platforms to elevate and increase exposure of diverse Canadian artists and their work. Deadline for applications, November 29.

First Global HR Conference Presented in Virtual Reality

By Yasmin Ranade
Global HR Summit, taking place September 8-10, 2020., will be the world’s first HR conference to be offered in Virtual Reality. With work transitioning away from physical sites in favour of working from home, the Global HR Summit will showcase immersive workplace (XR) technologies that enable digital transformation and make workplaces more human-centric.

Women in Tech Leader, Mary Ann Yule

By Yasmin Ranade
In March, ahead of International Women’s Day, I had the opportunity to engage in a conversation with Mary Ann Yule, President and CEO of HP Canada, about women in technology, mentorship and mindfulness, gender balance in the workforce, and advice she could share for women in tech.

Canadian Tech Inspired to Close Gaps

By Yasmin Ranade
Melinda Gates launched a movement called #EqualityCantWait to break down barriers standing in the way of women. Further, research shows that there are critical career mid-career milestones where women drop off the management track.