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Friday, September 28 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Women In Tech Journey: A Day in the Life in All Career Levels Lots of Interest

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What's it like to enter the tech space as a new grad to leading an organization as the CEO? What are the challenges faced along the career path and how do we make each transition? What are key lessons that we can learn to support our journey as a women in the tech space?

In this 90 minute interactive session, we'll hear stories and real life experiences from a panel of women in tech from a new grad, mid-level career, Senior Leader all the way to the head of the company! We'll then get into smaller groups so you can get up close and personal with each panelist.

Moderated by Lorie Corcuera and Aileen de la Torre, Co-Founders of SPARK Creations & Company, we will hear the women in tech journeys from Rashika Raizada, Software Developer at 1QBit, Tate Gibson, Marketing Program Manager at Agreement Express, Heidi Martin, Director of Information Security at Clio, and Amiee Chan, President at Norsat International Inc.


Speakers
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Amiee Chan

CEO and President, Norsat International Inc
Dr. Amiee Chan has over 15 years of experience in executive management and research and development in the telecommunications industry. Dr. Chan’s strategic vision has driven Norsat’s innovative product development program and resulted in consistent revenue growth since her appointment... Read More →
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Lorie Corcuera

Co-Founder & CEO, SPARK Creations & Company Inc.
Lorie Corcuera is the Co-Founder and CEO at SPARK Creations & Company Inc., a training and development organization that inspires people and companies to create meaningful cultures and workplaces. Over the past 20 years, Lorie has cultivated her people and culture development... Read More →
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Tate Gibson

Marketing Program Manager, Agreement Express
Tate Gibson is a Marketing Program Manager at Agreement Express, a FinTech company that provides customer on-boarding automation for financial services to achieve same-day applications, approvals, and revenue. Tate is also the Founder of the Vancouver Technology (VanTech) Marketing... Read More →
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Heidi Martin

Director of Information Security, Clio
Heidi Martin is the Director of Information Security at Clio. She leads a team of software developers and engineers who work to keep ahead of the risks to Clio and match the pace of a fast growing, industry leading legal tech company.  She is focused on building a great team and... Read More →
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Rashika Raizada

Software Developer, 1QBit
Rashika Raizada recently started working as a software developer at 1QBit. She has a background in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a specialization in Biomedical and she is currently wrapping up her masters at the University of British Columbia. She is highly motivated by... Read More →
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Aileen de la Torre

Co-Founder and CFO, SPARK Creations & Company Inc.
As the Co-Founder and CFO at SPARK Creations & Company Inc., Aileen simply shines! Upbeat, positive, and carefree, Aileen balances this with a desire for constant improvement and growth, personally, professionally, and for the people that are fortunate enough to come in contact with... Read More →



Friday September 28, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
The Profile (Thurlow) 535 Thurlow Street, Suite #100

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