Connect to Women in Tech in YQG This November

Whether you’re a woman in tech or a woman looking to get into tech, here is a list of upcoming events this November to get you connected.

 

WOMEN ACCELERATE NETWORKING EVENT | November 12

Network with your peers with appetizers and a cash bar, and then be inspired by keynote speaker Amanda Lewan, Co-founder of Bamboo Detroit. | LEARN MORE


 

MOVE THE DIAL GLOBAL SUMMIT LIVESTREAMING PARTY| November 14

Delivers specialized programs that attract, encourage & empower female students to pursue careers in skilled trades, STEM, emergency response, entrepreneurship & advancing women in society. | LEARN MORE

 

 

CANADA LEARNING CODE – INTRO TO BROWSER EXTENSIONS WITH JAVASCRIPT| November 16

During this experience, we’ll learn the basics of JavaScript – with a focus on variables and loops – and use this programming language to interact with websites to perform tasks like replacing or modifying content. |  LEARN MORE

 

The University of Windsor’s Faculty of Engineering invites Grade 7 to 10 girls to explore the field of engineering at its annual Go ENG Girl event on Nov. 16, 2019.

Sponsored by the Ontario Network of Women in Engineering, Go ENG Girl is an opportunity for Grade 7 to 10 girls and their guardians to visit campus and learn from female professionals, academics and students who are excelling in engineering.

The free event features hands-on activities and informative parent sessions between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation on 2285 Wyandotte St. W. LEARN MORE

 


ANDREA STAPLEY, ASSISTANT VP OF THE GLOBALLY SECURITY OPERATIONS, SUN LIFE FINANCIAL| November 22

Andrea Stapley is the Assistant Vice President of the Cloud Computing team globally for Sun Life Financial. She holds a BA from McMaster University and is responsible for Cloud Architecture, Engineering, Operations and Security teams as it relates to Cloud Services hosted with Amazon. Her teams are responsible for developing the Global Cloud roadmap for the Enterprise and executing on that roadmap. The teams architect the cloud solutions for Sun Life and deliver the services required from an engineering and operations perspective for their clients. Before the Cloud role, Andrea was the Assistant Vice President of Security Operations globally at Sun Life Financial. She was responsible for developing the Security Program, architecting the technology used to secure the enterprise and then executing on the security strategy and roadmap. Andrea has been in the Security and Operations Infrastructure field for over 28 years and has held various senior roles at both Rogers Telecommunications and the Bank of Montreal. Andrea continues to be passionate about the IT industry and she is extremely focused on supporting women in their IT careers. She is a #1 International Best-Selling author of the book “Empowering Women to Succeed- Leap” and has just published her second book this year “365 Empowering Stories”. In 2017 Andrea was a keynote speaker at SecTor. | LEARN MORE

 

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