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Smashing Barriers: Dare to Rise
March 8, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Honouring International Women’s Day 2021, we Choose to Challenge, and we Dare to Rise.
Collaboration turns unprecedented times into unparalleled opportunities. This International Women’s Day, choose community, as we celebrate all women in their collective and unique experiences. Recognizing our strengths, talents and challenges ahead — the time is now to take collective action to eliminate bias and empower women to lead.
Featuring internationally esteemed innovation leader, Claudette McGowan through her talk Dare to Rise, to share how the power we hold can mobilize change when we are bold, courageous and intentional.
In the spirit of prioritizing diversity, addressing equity, committing to inclusion and recognizing that there are barriers still to remove, TechAlliance, Women in Communications and Technology, All Women L.E.A.D., Pillar Nonprofit Network and SWO Angels proudly present Smashing Barriers, an inspiring keynote and robust panel discussion calling women and allies to action.
One of 2018’s Hundred Most Powerful Women, named one of the top 50 Leaders in FinTech in Canada, a member of the US Canada innovation partnership, and having shared the stage with the inimitable Michelle Obama, Former First Lady of the United States of America, Claudette McGowan is a global information technology leader, an advocate for diversity and inclusion and a true trailblazer for all women as they strive to make meaningful and powerful change.
Choose to challenge systems and practices that hinder success for women. When we commit to collective action and dare to rise, we show up for each other to listen, learn and change for ourselves, other women and generations to come.