Women in Technology

My Career in Tech is a series featuring 22 women In technology from across Canada sharing their insights and tips on creating diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces to #BreakTheBias

Featured guest: Sherri Honeychurch, Senior IT Partner, Health Sciences College, University of Alberta

Feature Videos by CIOCAN

Gini Wong
Head of IT, MUFG Canada

 

Rita Lazar-Tippe
Director of Information, Insights, Innovation & IT Operations, Alberta Pensions Services Corp

CIOCAN’s International Women’s Day Feature

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action to accelerate women’s equality.

This year’s IWD theme is #BreakTheBias. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day, every day. We can break the bias in our communities. We can break the bias in our workplaces. We can break the bias in our schools, colleges and universities. Together, we can forge women’s equality. Together, we can all break the bias – on International Women’s Day and beyond.

We have curated and created videos, articles, blogs and podcasts featuring Women In Technology. Thank you to our partners who shared their content with us. Enjoy. And Happy International Women’s Day to all CIOCAN members. Together, we are stronger.

CIOCAN was founded by a visionary woman 20+ years ago

Dr. Catherine Aczel Boivie founded the CIO Association of Canada more than two decades ago as a way for IT leaders to learn from each other and move the professional forward together.

Top 3 Career Advancement Tips

1. Find an ally who is going to actively support you in your journey.
2. Try to overcome the imposter syndrome and the voice in your head.
3. Join the CIO Association of Canada and be part of a strong and valuable network.

Sherri Honeychurch
Senior IT Partner, Health Sciences College, University of Alberta

Feature Articles by CIOCAN

Feature Collection

Welcome to our handpicked collection of the best articles, blogs, podcasts, whitepapers and presentations from partners and other leading authorities on women in technology. Enjoy!
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How CIOs Can Build a Community for Women in IT

Gartner
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The Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion in Technology

IDC
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Executive Snapshot: Data-Driven Solutions to the Gender Gap in Technology

IDC
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Recruit and Retain More Women in IT - Gender diversity is directly correlated to IT performance

Info-Tech
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Women in Business 2021 - A window of opportunity

Grant Thornton
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MIT Sloan Collection - Celebrating International Women’s Day

MIT Sloan
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Women in Work Index 2021 - The impact of COVID-19 on women in work

Grant Thornton
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Eva Wong, COO at Borrowell - Advancing Women Tech Leaders

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Elaine Mah, Executive at Intel Canada – Find Your Own Voice

The Business Leadership Podcast
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Melody Adhami, CEO at Plastic Mobile – Growth Through Quality Assurance

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Diane Kazarian, Managing Partner at PWC – Leadership is About Others

The Business Leadership Podcast
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Claire Adams, CEO at Notable Life – Media Leader with Purpose

The Business Leadership Podcast
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Vicki Saunders, Founder of SheEO – There is NO Right Way

The Business Leadership Podcast
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Nicole Verkindt, CEO at OMX – Procurement Leader

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Beth Wilson, Canada Chief Executive Officer at Dentons – Force of Change Business Leader

The Business Leadership Podcast
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A one-on-one with a recent business technology management program student

IT World Canada
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Feb 2021

Women entrepreneurs adapt to new technology, mental wealth and community to build and grow business

IT World Canada
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March 2021

Samantha Liscio appointed as CITO at NIHR Clinical Research Network

IT World Canada
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Feb 2021

VMware picks up new talent including HPE Canadian leader Paula Hodgins

IT World Canada
Article
Feb 2021

Accenture names Jennifer Jackson Canada’s Accenture Cloud First Lead

IT World Canada
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Feb 2021

A one-on-one with cybersecurity leader and award winner Bonnie Butlin

IT World Canada
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Dec 2020

Top women in cybersecurity celebration

IT World Canada
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July 2020

Why aren’t women in cybersecurity?

IT World Canada
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Mar 2020

Breaking down men’s ‘easier path’ up the corporate ladder

IT World Canada
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March 2021
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When women lead workplaces should listen

McKinsey & Company
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Dec 2019

McKinsey shares leadership advice for their early-career women

McKinsey & Company
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Mar 2019

Female tech titans on how to thrive in the enterprise and beyond

Tech Republic
Article
Mar 2021

The effect of COVID-19 on women in the workplace

Tech Republic
Article
Feb 2021

Reasons why women leave the tech industry

Tech Republic
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Oct 2019

How to give women a fair shot at advancement

Strategy+business.com
Article
July 2019

Men and Women: Choosing to be an Ally

Gartner
Video Presentation
March 2021

“It’s important to have as many voices as possible because inclusion really fuels innovation. If we want to see the best of the best in terms of technology, we need to make sure that voices that have been at the margins are really included.”
– Annie Jean-Baptiste, Head of Product Inclusion & Equity, Google

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