International Women's Day 2022

IWD is Women Techmaker's annual event campaign where our community hosts events that create connections, educate and inspire, and recognize that we still have a ways to go to close the gender gap.

Mar 13, 2022, 4:00 – 7:00 PM


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International Women's Day

About this event

Join us to celebrate International Women's Day 2022 :)

Women Techmakers' International Women's Day (IWD) campaign brings together thousands of developers to celebrate, connect and learn. Globally it's a moment to recognize the incredible contributions of women around the world, and is also a call to action for accelerating gender equity.

The theme for this year: #ProgressNotPerfection

This year our theme celebrates all kinds of progress - big or small - and the strength we demonstrate when we don’t let fear hold us back from following our dreams.

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Agenda (time in MST)

10:00 am-10:15 am Welcome and opening, IWD theme

10:15 am - 11:00 am Navigating work with the work from home culture - Sherry Yang

11:00 am - 11:45 am How to break into Tech with a non-traditional background - Fahima Rafiqi

11:45am - 11:55am break

11:55 am - 12:30 pm Sculpting Data for ML - Jigyasa Grover

12:30am - 13:00pm discussion and prize 


  • Sherry Yang


    Engineering Team Lead | WTM Ambassador

  • Fahima Rafiqi


    Program Manager

  • Jigyasa Grover


    Machine Learning Engineer | ML Google Developer Expert | Co-author of the Book ‘Sculpting Data for ML’


  • Xinli Cai

    Canadian Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation

    GDG Organizer

  • Rohan Saha

    Event & Technical

  • Vannia Hnatiuk

    GDG Cloud Edmonton

    GDG Organizer

  • Devipriya Raju

    University of Alberta


  • Ndidi Obinwanne

    Co - Organizer

  • Temitope Ajiboye

    Jesta IS

    Senior Flutter Developer

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