Why I Will Not Withdraw from the Women in Tech Panel at Shopify

Why I Will Not Withdraw from the Women in Tech Panel at Shopify

Let me start by saying I do not support Breitbart, I do not support the Trump presidency, and I do not support Shopify maintaining its relationship with Breitbart, nor do I endorse the unfortunate and amoral comments about free speech made by Shopify's CEO Tobi Lütke. Now that that's out of the way, let's talk [...]

2016 in Review: the Year Everything Changed

2016 in Review: the Year Everything Changed

Last year, I said that 2015 was a year of healing, and 2014 was the hardest year of my life. Looking back on 2016, I'm going to label it the year of change. Change is constant, and the only thing that is constant is change. If you're not changing, you're not growing, and if you're [...]

GIVEAWAY: Two Tickets for the International UAV Show December 6-7!

GIVEAWAY: Two Tickets for the International UAV Show December 6-7!

I am thrilled to be giving away two tickets to the inaugural International UAV show to two of my Toronto-based readers!

RBC Avion Holiday Boutique Launch Party at Yorkdale

RBC Avion Holiday Boutique Launch Party at Yorkdale

Let the festivities begin! I love the holiday season and, while I normally wait till December to start celebrating, I kicked things off early this year at the launch party for RBC's Avion Holiday Boutique at Yorkdale Shopping Centre! Open from November 19th through the duration of the holiday season, the Avion Holiday Boutique features [...]

Trendy Techie’s Guide to the Grace Hopper Celebration

Trendy Techie’s Guide to the Grace Hopper Celebration

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the Mecca for women in technology. Taking place in Houston this year, GHC will attract 15,000 attendees for three days jam-packed with hundreds of technical sessions, career talks, company events, and research presentations from technology's most prominent thought leaders. For many attendees, Grace Hopper is their first conference, [...]

Minister Bains Meets with Youth Entrepreneurs to Advise Canada’s Innovation Agenda

Minister Bains Meets with Youth Entrepreneurs to Advise Canada’s Innovation Agenda

This Wednesday, August 31, I had the honour of being one of eleven young entrepreneurs to participate in an intimate roundtable discussion with Hon. Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development. Hosted by Startup Canada in partnership with Ladies Learning Code, this discussion was initiated to provide youth input into Canada’s Innovation Agenda, with a [...]

We Are Wearables Toronto Wearable Tech Celebration

We Are Wearables Toronto Wearable Tech Celebration

When someone says they're going to a wearables meetup, you probably picture a dozen or so people sitting around a table comparing fitness bands, right? Well that's not how we do it in Toronto! Last week's We Are Wearables meetup boasted over 800 attendees and 20 exhibitors, as well as a lineup of fireside chats featuring [...]