WCT Manitoba is excited to be relaunching and inviting you to join us with insightful conversations on Breaking the Barriers, by empowering women both personally and professionally. Our guest panelists and moderator will explore the challenges women face in the workplace, and will share meaningful dialogue on how we can collectively break through those barriers to move forward in a positive direction.
Our Panelists and Moderator:
Lisa Meeches, Entrepreneur / Producer
David Baker, Founder and CEO, Think Shift
Kathy Knight, CEO, Information & Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba
Beth Bell, VP Enterprise & Commercial, IBM Global Markets Canada
Beverlie Stuart, Associate VP Business Development & Strategic Initiatives, MITT
Moderator: Cheryl McKenzie, National News Producer, APTN
Established in 1991, Canadian Women in Communications and Technology's (WCT) mission is a national organization dedicated to the advancement of women through a coast to coast network of professional women, men and companies in communications and technology.
Headquartered in Ottawa, WCT empowers women in broadcasting, cable, telecommunications, digital media and technology to achieve professional success, to aim higher and to be recognized for their achievements.
Through partnerships with organizations such as Information Communications Technology Council, Information Technology Alliance of Canada and Wired Women, WCT has increased its efforts to strengthen the leadership role of women driving innovation and smart growth in Canada.
Our vision is to be the leading organization that inspires and advances women as leaders and contributors to Canada's digital economy.
We will achieve our vision through leadership and skills development, mentorship, recognition and by building and promoting a national community for women in communications and technology.
To be the catalyst for advancing women's leadership in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors
To facilitate women's career advancement through mentorship, skills and leadership training, networking, and recognition
To help companies access female talent
1500 members across Canada from all sectors of the communications and technology sectors. Ten Chapters coast to coast: British Columbia, Edmonton, Calgary, Manitoba, Greater Toronto Area, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Ottawa-Gatineau, Quebec, New Brunswick.