WEDNESDAY October 24, 2018  5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Marriott Victoria Inner Harbour, Pacific Ballroom

CGI and Island Women in Science and Technology present:

Are we there yet? Gender Diversity and Equality in the Technology Sector Panel Presentation

Join us for a candid discussion about where we are with gender diversity in the tech sector and – more importantly – how do we get where we want to be? $10 includes appies and fascinating conversation!

  • 5:30 pm     Registration with appies and cash bar
  • 6:00 pm     Panel discussion
  • 7:15pm      Networking


PANELISTS     Lori Wannamaker, Deputy Minister Finance BC | Nikki Sieben, Executive Tech Consultant | Wency Lum, Chief Information Officer, University of Victoria

Special thanks to our partner: 

iWIST Events

Wednesday May 9, 2018 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Flying High – 2108 STEM Crawl

STAY TUNED for details and registration link

Wednesday November 15 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Victoria

Leading the Way Leadership Conference.  Paying it Forward | The Role of a Champion

Ogden Point Cruise Ship Welcome Centre 185 Dallas Rd, Victoria, BC V8V 1A1

Over 80 women attended this years conference. conference you will ever experience! In 2016 iWIST launched a conference aimed at building deeper connections for women in STEM. We came together, mid to senior level women who wanted to “pay it forward” and encourage women to stay in STEM. Panels include Business Intelligence and Data Science – Diversity as Advantage? Best Advice I ever Ignored – Leadership Stories and Solving the Funding Puzzle.

Business Intelligence Panel featuring Deepali Arora, Paris Gaudet, Veronica McInnis, Katie Bateman-McGoffintelligence_deepali_paris_veronica_katie_2017

Thursday October 12 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Victoria Nailed it!

Creative Tech Crawl

Discover hidden artistry, digital design and quirky careers here in Victoria

With your crawl hosts: Robyn Quinn (iWIST) and Corina Ludwig (FunctionFox)

Special thank you to our participating stations: FunctionFox, Codename Entertainment, Latitude Geographics Group, ESIT Advanced Solutions Inc (a DXC Company), JASCO Technologies,  Starfish Medical, Suburbia Studios

Thursday May 4  10:40 am – 5:00 pm

Better than beer — the 2017 iWIST Science and Tech Crawl

Visit eight amazing STEM organizations with our pub crawl style event. Last year was a big hit – You’ll meet the movers and shakers on the tech scene plus a few surprises, Salt & Pepper Fox lunch and a wrap up with drinks, appies and prizes on the Shoal Point patio. Only 35 spots so don’t delay!

Check out the itinerary here!


Special thanks to our tech crawl sponsors:

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