On January 18, 2017, the Globe and Mail published a special article by Jodi Kovitz (CEO ACETech Ontario) titled, “For Canada to succeed on a global stage, we need more women tech leaders.” The article portrays grim numbers of women leaders in tech and innovation as a problem requiring a challenge to readers to mobilize a movement to increase the number of women in tech leadership based on a relatively select sample size of ‘Canada’ and ‘MaRS’.
Toronto, January 17, 2017 – For the first time, graduate business students and members of the business community from across Canada will gather on February 1 at the University of Toronto for the annual Canadian Graduate Women in Management Conference.
I have the distinct privilege to work with an accelerator at Communitech as an Executive in Residence mentoring a stellar group of startup companies. The companies inside this accelerator span a wide variety of industries, interests, and disciplines.
.U of T MD/PhD student Amanda Khan was recently selected as one of Canada's Most Powerful Women. She joined other U of T women who made the 2016 list of Women's Executive Network (WXN)'s Top 100, including Rotman School of Management Professor Beatrix Dart, alum Kathleen Taylor and former dean of the School of Continuing Studies Marilynn Booth.