International Women's Day 2022 Celebration with GDG Cloud and WTM Ottawa Chapter

GDG Ottawa

Our paths aren’t always linear, and we may come across seemingly impossible challenges, but when we celebrate #ProgressNotPerfection, we are celebrating all we’ve accomplished that allowed us to get here. With this aim, Google Cloud and Women Techmaker are going to celebrate International Women's day 2022. Check the program details and RSVPs to secure your seat.

Mar 8, 2022, 6:00 PM – Mar 26, 2022, 7:00 PM

38 RSVP'd

Key Themes

International Women's DayWomen Techmakers

About this event

 What will happen?

Lightning talks: 8 th March, Tuesday 1 pm-2 pm

Lightning talks by community women about how the #progressnotperfection concept helped them to achieve milestones.

Tech workshop: 19 th March, Saturday 1 pm-3 pm

During the 2 hrs workshop we will learn:

  • Training neural networks in TensorFlow 45 min
  • Human-centred AI introduction 15 min
  • Explainability + calibrating trust 15 min
  • Displaying model confidence 20 min
  • QA 15 min

Applied skill workshop: 26 th March, Saturday 1pm-2:30pm

During the 90 min #IamRemarkable workshop we will learn:

  • Share data and research regarding self-promotion and unconscious bias
  • Go through the main exercise to help you articulate your achievements and practice self-promotion
  • Have a discussion and share take-home exercises

Who can attain?

Anyone who recognizes them as women or in the underrepresented group


It will be online over Google meet. Join Links and calendar invitations will be sent to the registered participants.

Any fees?

No dear. It's a gift from Google Women Techmakers.

How about gifts and certificates?

Yes, quiz winners will receive a $25 Starbucks/Amazon gift card

At the end of each event, a Quiz link and details will be sent to each registered participant. For each event, multiple participants will receive gift cards.

All participants will receive a Certificate.

Seats are limited. Please register yourself to secure your participation. Especially for the workshops.

#womeninspiringwomen #womenintechnology #womeninscience #iwd2022 #gdg


  • Didem Cicek Simsek

    University of Ottawa

    Chair, uOttawa ACM-Women student chapter

  • Sakina Fatima

    University of Ottawa

    PhD scholar


  • Rahatara Ferdousi

    University of Ottawa

    PhD Candidate and Women Techmaker Ambassador


  • Naz Zareen Oishie


    Software Engineer

  • Carlos Timoteo

    Searce Canada Inc

    Senior Data Scientist

  • Bjoern Rost

    Google Cloud

    Data Specialist Customer Engineer

  • Ayrat Khayretdinov

    Google Cloud

    Customer Engineer, Hybrid Specialist


University of Ottawa’s Association for Computing Machinery (ACM-W) Student Chapter logo

University of Ottawa’s Association for Computing Machinery (ACM-W) Student Chapter



    University of Ottawa

    PhD Candidate

  • Naz Zarreen Oishie


    Softwere Engineer

  • Eslin Üstün

    Event Organizer

  • Erica Silva

    Salesforce l

    Project Manager

  • Samima Khan


    Product Designer

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