Girls in Tech Toronto - Power Hour Social
Tuesday, 9 September 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
You know the drill! It's another installment of the ever-popular Power Hour Socials.
For those that don't know, Power Hour Socials are a recurring event series, featuring inspirational and show-and-tell type stories from women in and around tech. These events are open to both women and men. Check out photos from our previous Power Hour Socials here.
6:00 - Registration & snacks
7:00 - Presentations (the Show & Tell)
8:00 - Networking & more food
Nicole Verkindt, OMX
Nicole grew up in the aerospace industry, and is founder and CEO of a defense offset marketplace called OMX (read more about it here). She is one of the most respected young leaders in the Canadian defense arena, and certainly knows what it's like to be a woman in not one but two male-dominated industries!
Laurelle Jno Baptiste, ScholarLab
Dr. Laurelle Jno Baptiste is an award-winning entrepreneur and innovator in eLearning and communication technologies. She is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of ScholarLab, a mobile friendly platform for delivering live and recorded webinars, webcasts, courses and a Learning Management System. ScholarLab has served over 1 million learners and continues to be the vendor of choice for associations across North America.
Melissa Shapiro, Wattpad
As Head of Global Marketing, Melissa Shapiro is responsible for Wattpad’s strategic marketing, communication, and branding initiatives. Before joining Wattpad, she founded Tioli, a strategic marketing collective working with startups of all sizes. Prior to Tioli, Melissa led the Global Public Relations team at Mozilla.
What are Power Hour Socials?
Our goal is to make it easy for you (an awesome person in tech) to share your work and to build a network of peer advocates who support you and all the fabulous things you do. Think: bigger online footprint, enthusiastic fans, and a pay-it-forward attitude.
If you are interested in showcasing your work, please message us @gitdot or submit an entry here.
When & Where
Girls in Tech Toronto
Girls in Tech is a social network enterprise focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of like-minded, professional, intelligent and influential women in technology. As young women with the capacity to inspire, we made it our personal desire and passion to create and sustain an organization that focuses on the collaboration, promotion, growth and success of women in the technology sector.