The Parkdale Centre for Innovation, an incubator and accelerator focussed on equity and inclusion, is holding an International Women's Day panel and Q & A session on Friday March 29th.
Those who wish to attend the event, titled “Women as Catalysts for Innovation and Entrepreneurship,” can register online.
Women make up less than 16% of SMEs in Canada, yet as the world of work is changing and support for women’s entrepreneurship builds, the connection between women’s entrepreneurship and innovation is ever present. This event will showcase women in business and entrepreneurship as catalysts for innovation in the changing world of work.
How can women be catalysts for innovation & entrepreneurship in a fast-paced technological driven world?
This session will:
Highlight women in business and entrepreneurship as catalysts for innovation in the changing world of work
Understand how women have overcome challenges to entrepreneurship and used innovation as a key to success
Karima Catherine Goundiam – Red Dot Digital https://www.reddotdigital.net/
Michele Bailey – My Big Idea https://www.mbimybigidea.com
Susan Henry – Alterna Savings https://www.alterna.ca/AboutUs/CommunityInvestments/EconomicDevelopment/
Meredith Pickering (Fiix Software) https://www.fiixsoftware.com/
- 5:30 – Registration/Seating
- 5:50 – Welcome Remarks
- 6:00 – Panel Session
- 6:40 – Question and Answer
- 6:55 – Closing Remarks
- 7:00 – Light networking
- 7:30 – Close
Light refreshments and appetizers will be served, sponsored by Alterna Savings and Fiix Software team.
Child minding during the will be provided upon request. To request it, please send an email to [email protected] requesting it, with your child's age.