Courage to Create Conference Atlantic Canada

The Courage to Create Conference is a full-day virtual conference on March 11th, 2021 that focuses on women’s personal and professional development, inspiring and empowering women to create their own opportunities and positive changes within their lives.

Mar 11, 2021, 12:30 PM – Mar 12, 2021, 2:00 AM

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Key Themes

Women Techmakers

About this event

Welcome to Courage to Create Conference: Atlantic Canada!

 

The Courage to Create Conference is a full-day virtual conference focusing on women’s personal and professional development, dedicated to inspiring and empowering women to create their own opportunities and positive changes within their lives. This conference is hosted by Arcacia Projects & Events with support from the Women Techmakers NB team. 



How it Works

  1. Joining the main event!
    • To join the event, click the RSVP button above. 
    • Create your user as instructed. 
    • Click the "Join virtual event here!" button above to join the Main Stage.
  2. Choosing a breakout workshop or panel
    • Throughout the conference, you will have the ability to join different workshop and panel sessions using the Room Links below. 
    • The agenda below details where each activity will take place. 
    • All main keynotes and presentations will take place at the Main Stage, and additional breakout workshops and panels have their own separate virtual rooms.
    • To choose a specific workshop or panel, click on room link below of your choice and RSVP like above. 
    • There will be limited space in each workshop and panel to ensure even distribution across the different event tracks. Please make sure to register early to guarantee your spot. 
    •  Once your session is over, come back to this main event page to re-join the Main Stage. 
  3. Engaging on Bevy
    • Each room will have a chat box for you to communicate with everyone, communicate privately, and to submit questions to the speaker. 
    • There will be opportunities to use your mic and camera during all keynotes and workshops, so please ensure they are both enabled. 
    • If you're having troubles, make sure to contact our team at any time! 



Conference Rooms

*See Instructions #2 above on how it works to join each room. See the agenda below to see where each activity is taking place. 


MAIN STAGE
 Please Click "Join Virtual Event Here!" button above to join the Main Stage

Click Here to Join Virtual Meeting Room 1 (30 Max - For Workshop 1 & Networking Opportunities) 

Click Here to Join Virtual Meeting Room 2 (30 Max - For Workshop 2 & Networking Opportunities)

Click Here to Join Virtual Meeting Room 3 (30 Max - For Workshop 3 & Networking Opportunities)

Click Here to Join Virtual Meeting Room 4 (50 Max - For Panel 1)

Click Here to Join Virtual Meeting Room 5 (50 Max - For Panel 2) 



#CouragetoCreate Worldwide! 

This event is followed by two fantastic days filled with awesome speakers who will share their leadership experiences in the technology industry. This will fill you up with the #Couragetocreate awesome things. “International Women's Day North America Summit” to be held on March 12-13th, 2021. This is a free virtual event. Join us to meet all WTM Ambassadors and GDG organizers all over North America in a region-wide North America IWD Summit. For more details and to register, click here.


Need Help?

To talk to one of our associates, reach out to our team at hello@arcacia.ca or by calling/texting (507) 307-5101.



When

When

March 11 – 12, 2021
12:30 PM – 2:00 AM UTC

Agenda

Registration & Entry
Kick Off & Opening Remarks
Svetlana Zlobina, Keynote Speaker - Breaking the Class Ceiling
Bio Break
Selena Jackson, Keynote Speaker - #Couragetocreate Your next Career Move
3 Workshops
Lunch Break
Courage to Create Your Own Opportunities Panels
Caitlin Morrissey, Title Workshop - Reframing Your Narrative
Bio Break & Networking
Deepti Vashishtha & Carmela Guizar-Sanchez, Keynote Presentation - Women & Leadership: Why Influence Matters
Final Remarks
Open Networking

Speakers

  • Svetlana Zlobina

    RBC - Keynote

    VP Global IT Risk

  • Selena Jackson

    Google - Keynote

    Account Management Lead

  • Deepti Vashishtha

    Google - Keynote

    Product Cost Management Lead

  • Carmela Guizar-Sanchez

    Google - Keynote

    HW Program Manager

  • Caitlin Morrissey

    Google - Workshop

    Global Program Lead

  • Rose Hastreiter

    Leonty3C - Workshop

    Founder and Senior Advisor

  • Tanya Chapman

    Chapman Group - Workshop

    President and Senior Consultant

  • Terri-Ann Richards

    Balance Equation - Workshop

    Business Coach

Panelists

  • Cathy Simpson

    TechImpact

    CEO

  • Kathryn Cameron

    Beauceron Security

    COO

  • Dahlia Das

    J. D. Irving Ltd.

    IT Project Manager

  • Sushmitha Suresh

    Introhive

    Data Scientist

  • Bethany Deshpande

    SomaDetect

    CEO

  • Sally Ng

    Highline Beta

    Senior Director

  • Lily Lynch

    Sankara

    Co-founder

  • Kayla Johnson

    Arcacia

    CEO

Hosts

  • Kayla Johnson

    Arcacia

    CEO

  • Irenia Roussel

    WTM

    Ambassador

  • Shaimaa Abbas

    Government of Alberta

    GDG organizer - WTM Ambassador - System Analyst -

  • Sushmitha Suresh

    Introhive

    Data Scientist

  • Ibtihal Ellawindy

    RBC

    Product Manager

  • Liam Dickinson

    Acracia

    Marketing Associate

  • Chloe Li

    Arcacia

    Event Coordinator