December 13, 2020

Tavia Walsh

Tavia Walsh is a researcher with Victoria-based biotechnology company 4M Biotech, with an emphasis in the fields of biomedical engineering and advanced healthcare. She holds a MASc in mechanical engineering from the University of Victoria and a BASc in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia. With an interest in complex problem solving, Tavia…

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December 13, 2020

Shannon Parker

As the HR Manager and leader of People Ops at FreshWorks Studio, Shannon has developed and executed the company’s HR strategy in collaboration with the company’s leadership team since joining in August of 2017. Her background includes experience in performance management, recruitment and selection, and the training and development of people in a variety of…

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December 13, 2020

Maddie Grewal

Maddie is a goal oriented and focused IT professional with over 13 years of experience in the private and public sector. Currently working as a Strategic Projects Lead at Maximus Canada, she has an exceptional work ethic with a proven history of exceeding expectations on every project that she has been part of throughout her…

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December 13, 2020

Rachel Greenspan

Rachel is passionate about growing Canada’s tech sector, with a focus on mentorship, creating diverse and inclusive workspaces, and growing the high performing talent pool.  She is currently VP of Finance and Operations at Button Inc., a Tiny family company, leading all aspects of operations, human resources, procurement, contract compliance, legal, and finance. She believes strongly…

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December 13, 2020

Laurel Anne Stark

Laurel Anne Stark is the founder of resurgo.co, the first-ever web app designed to support self-employed women to succeed. Laurel is an acclaimed business and marketing consultant and mental health advocate, dedicated to empowering self-employed women to do well. Laurel is also a three-time nominee of the Canadian Women Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards presented…

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May 25, 2020

Claire Skillen

Claire is a versatile and innovative professional currently supporting the natural resources sector. She has over 15 years of experience as a strategic leader, process analyst, and award-winning project manager. Recognized for her well-honed leadership ability, Claire has a strategic approach to projects and history of building cross-functional teams. She has a huge passion for…

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May 25, 2020

Corina Ludwig

Corina is widely recognized by her colleagues and clients as the glue that keeps the company together. As a member of the FunctionFox start-up team, Corina has been instrumental in facilitating the company’s growth since 2000. Organized, disciplined and focused, Corina is responsible for overseeing the FunctionFox engine, as she manages daily operations; vision and…

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May 25, 2020

Christine Fast

Christine is a public sector professional with 8 years’ experience working for the BC provincial government. In her role, Christine leads employer outreach throughout the province to promote WorkBC as a source of diverse talent and forge strategic alliances that enable employers meet their workforce needs. She is passionate about supporting women to pursue leadership…

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May 25, 2020

Tara Dunning

In her current role, Tara introduces IT Portfolio Management governance at BC Transit, as well as project management standards for technology projects. Tara’s career started in corporate finance and planning, but moved into technology. She moved her way up from Provincial Treasury to capital programs and writing business cases, and finally to an ERP Project…

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May 25, 2020

Shelley Langille

After careers and roles that included ten years in the technology sector and career coaching for more than twenty years in post secondary education, providing clients with education options to meet their career advancement and transition paths, Shelley is embarking on a new professional journey herself. After being dismissed in early 2020, she had an…

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