IWD'20 - International Women’s Day

GDG Winnipeg
Sat, Mar 7, 2020, 9:00 AM (CST)

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About this event

We are very excited to announce our first edition of International Women’s Day IWD' 20 in Winnipeg, MB.

Google is celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) with Google’s IWD Event Series.

IWD Winnipeg 2020 recognizes Women in Technology by featuring speakers, workshops, and the opportunity to connect with fellow industry professionals. Our goal is to create spaces where women in tech can find community, inspiration, and empowerment.

Learn more about us: http://wtmwinnipeg.landen.co

Theme: "Inspiring diversity in Tech"


9:00 AM Registration

9:20 AM Welcome

10:00 AM Tech For Good (and how tech can be used for gender-based violence issues)
Mary Lobson, EVA Manitoba (Ending Violence Across Manitoba Inc.)

10:40 AM Coffee break

11:00 PM Mentorship& Diversity
Sheila Harris, Farmer's Edge

11:30 AM Intro to FireBase
Alex Astrum, Google

12:00 PM Lunch & Networking

1:00 PM Inspirational Presentation
Barbara Wasilewski, Manitoba Health

1:50 PM Theories X and Y and Agile Mindset: Trust or Control?
Giulliana Viana, IC Group

2:20 PM Panel: Social media as a job hunting tool
Alyson Shane, Starling Social
Margaux Miler, Tech Manitoba

3:00 PM Coffee break

3:20 PM Cultivating & Sustaining Creativity in a Technical Workspace, in YOU
Sharon O'Leary, That O'Leary Girl Inc.

4:05 PM DevOps - Driving Innovation through Inclusion and Diversity
Ana Paula Oliveira, IC Group

4:45 PM Closing Remarks

5:00 PM All done, Happy International Women's Day!



  • Josiane Kroll

    Josiane Kroll

    University of Manitoba

    GDG Organizer

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  • Erica Silva

    Erica Silva


    Project Manager - GDG Winnipeg / WTM Mentor

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  • Edwin Ajong

    Edwin Ajong

    Camsol Technologies UG (haftungsbeschränkt)

    GDG Winnipeg

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  • Yui M

    Yui M


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