Laying The Groundwork: Strategies for Aspiring Leaders

GDG Cloud Vancouver
Thu, Aug 1, 2019, 6:00 PM (PDT)

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Are you an aspiring leader or at the early stages of your journey into leadership? Come and learn from our panel of STEM leaders!

* Discover tools and strategies to gain more confidence in yourself and your skills, as you lay the groundwork for your journey into leadership.

* Find out how you could build a meaningful career that makes a difference and thrive as a leader in STEM.

* Be inspired to break the glass ceilings through innovation and thought leadership.

This panel discussion and networking reception is jointly organized by the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology and Women Techmakers, with Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISS of BC) as a community partner.

Speakers:
- FARIBAH PACHELEH , Director, Corporate Projects, BC Liquor Distribution Branch; Past President, SCWIST
- CATALINA LOPEZ-CORREA, Chief Scientific Officer and VP- Sectors, Genome BC; Co-founder, Immigrant and International Women in Science (IWS)
- BETHANY LEFFLER EDMUNDS, Associate Dean and Vancouver Lead Computer Science Faculty at Northeastern University
- IGOR FALETSKI, CEO, Mobify
- PIYALI DEY, Regional Program Manager AI + Cloud, Microsoft

Moderator:
LORRAINE GRAVES, Journalist, RIchmond Sentinel

CHILDREN
Mothers are welcome to bring their children and will be primarily responsible for the care and well-being of their children. STEM activity kits will be available for school-aged children. Toys (train and tracks, dolls) will be available for preschool children.

If you are bringing children, please inform Khristine Cariño at [masked].