Tag: Women & Tech

The Ways Forward for Continued Tech Growth in Canada

By Yasmin Ranade
Canada has a strong tech economy, and an abundance of college and university programs for aspiring techies, but are there other factors at play in building up the tech talent pool in Canada?

Children’s book, ‘Ara the Star Engineer,’ Shows STEM is for Everyone

By Yasmin Ranade
On International Day of the Girl a couple of weeks ago I read about a first-of-its-kind illustrated book for kids about engineering. The book, titled Ara the Star Engineer, follows a 6-year old girl, Ara, on a quest to build an algorithm to solve a big problem.

BroadbandTV Founder and CEO Shahrzad Rafati and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Canadian Tech Entrepreneur Working with G20 to Empower Women

by Lee Rickwood
Equal pay for equal work isn’t just the right thing to do; the benefits of operating a gender-balanced work environment contribute directly to our bottom line, says a Canadian tech leader working to empower women in business.

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Find Out About Digital Privacy at Public Library

by Lee Rickwood
The public library is a great place to get information about digital privacy and online security. Talks, lectures and a full day of digital privacy and online security sessions are being staged in Toronto.

Standards and Ethics a Much-Needed Response to Tech Advances, AI Developments

by Lee Rickwood
Today’s information and technology ecosystem is already transforming the way governments, businesses and private citizens live, work and perhaps even think, so “the ethical use of AI and data will be critical not only for our future economy, but how we function as a society.”