IWD 2024: Impact the Future

Edmonton Unlimited, 10107 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, T5J 1W8

International Women’s Day (IWD) is Women Techmakers’ largest annual event campaign where Ambassadors host events all around the world during the months of March and April in celebration of this moment; IWD is a time to host events that create connections, educate and inspire our tech community. IWD is also a way in which we support our mission of building a world where all women thrive in tech.

Mar 28, 8:00 PM – Mar 29, 2:00 AM


Key Themes

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About this event

Women Techmakers International Women's Day: Impact the Future

Join us for an empowering day of inspiration, learning, and connection!

This International Women's Day, we're not just celebrating women's incredible achievements in tech. We're actively shaping what comes next. Join Women Techmakers for Impact the Future, a dynamic event featuring upskilling sessions and a panel of discussion that will help you develop a new skill, get inspiration to start an initiative and reflect on our role in the application or development of AI. 👩‍💻 👩‍🔬 👩‍💼

As we celebrate IWD 2024, we want to encourage our community to reflect on the following questions:

  • What are you working on that will make a difference in the world?
  • How are you using your skills and talents to create a better future for all?

Ultimately, we can dream big and be bold when we “Impact the Future

The theme "Impact the Future" for Women Techmakers International Women's Day Campaign for 2024 is a call to action for women in tech to impact the future of technology and society for the better. For the future of technology, AI has the potential to solve some of the most pressing challenges we face. However, it is important to ensure that AI is developed and used in a responsible and ethical manner. Women in tech can play a key role in ensuring that AI is used for good.

What to expect:

  • Technical sessions: Dive deep into diverse tech topics with engaging speakers, exploring cutting-edge trends and practical skills. Get ready to be inspired and equipped to make your mark! 🚀
  • Panel of Discussion: Connect with inspiring women leaders in tech through insightful discussions covering challenges, opportunities, and pathways to success. Hear their experiences, gain valuable advice, and get your questions answered.🎤
  • Networking Opportunities: Mingle with fellow tech enthusiasts, connect with industry professionals, and build meaningful connections that can propel your career forward.🤝👭

This event is for:

  • Women in tech at all stages of their careers, from aspiring students to seasoned professionals.
  • Anyone passionate about technology and its impact on the world.
  • Allies who want to support and empower women in tech.

Whether you're looking to gain new skills, find inspiration, or connect with a supportive community, Impact the Future has something for you!

Don't miss this chance to:

  • Learn from inspiring women leaders in tech.
  • Gain valuable insights and practical skills.
  • Network with a diverse community of tech enthusiasts.
  • Make a positive impact on the future of technology.
Register today and join us for an unforgettable Women's Day celebration! 

We look forward to seeing you there! 

This event is brought to you mainly by Edmonton Unlimited🙌

#WTM #WTMImpactTheFuture #IWD2024



March 28 – 29, 2024
8:00 PM – 2:00 AM UTC


Opening Remarks
Getting started with Google Gemini
Convolutional Neural Network for Image Classification
The Quick and Dirty Guide to Metadata
After SXSW: Women in Tech Reflect on Innovating for Impact
Coffee Break ☕
Breaking Barriers: Women in AI and Tech Changing the Game


  • Lisa N. Cao

    Kessandra Consulting

    Data Engineer, Community Organizer, Women Techmakers Ambassador

  • Mehwish Abbasi

    NorQuest College

    Technology Instructor

  • Devipriya Raju

    Vector Institute AI Scholarship Recipient

    ML Researcher with a focus in Medical Imaging(CV) and NLP


  • Morgan Patzelt


    Director of Product

  • Kate Moore Hermes


    Product Manager

  • Erin Davis

    Erin Davis


  • Atefeh Shahroudnejad


    Machine Learning Scientist

  • Kasey Machin

    Areto Labs

    Founder & COO

  • Emily Craven

    Story City

    Founder & COO


  • Ndidi Obinwanne

    University of Alberta

    Graduate Teaching Assistant


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Edmonton Unlimited

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Women Techmakers


  • 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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