Tag: mentorship

Northern Ontario Gets Virtual Incubator Platform

By Yasmin Ranade
In the long run, this program will benefit by promoting entrepreneurship in Northern Ontario (and bring revenue), establish great companies, generate employability, [and] socio-economic development of Northern Ontario that will generate a ripple effect across Canada.

Free HR Software & An Opportunity to Reskill

By Yasmin Ranade
Earlier this spring, HR-Tech start-up Thrive announced it would provide for free its career software and services – typically offered through large companies – to Canadian individuals affected by the Covid-19 crisis.

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.

Inclusiveness Means Diverse Ideas and Talents

By Yasmin Ranade
Inclusivity and gender parity is critical for the growth of tech excellence in Canada. Luc Villeneuve, president of Benchmark, is a public and corporate advocate aimed at levelling the tech playing field.

The Power of Her Story: Tech Trailblazers

By Yasmin Ranade
The remarkable panel of tech trailblazers shared their unique stories about how they leveraged their talents to move the needle forward for women and tech.