Wonder Women Tech (Washington, May 1-2)


Emceeing the Founding track at Startupfest (July 9-12)

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Work with me:

I have had the honor of speaking at a number of high profile events including FITC, Microsoft Build 2017, the Perimeter Institute’s Inspiring Future Women in Science conference, the National Business in Technology Conference, ICTC’s Digital Youth Summit, YouthSpark Live, and Microsoft’s global Hour of Code. I have also taught courses on edX.org and Microsoft Virtual Academy, been an invited guest lecturer at University of Waterloo and University of Toronto, and held live development workshops in communities across Canada. Sample topics include:

  • Blockchain development
  • Futurism and Transhumanism
  • Cognitive Computing and Intelligent Apps
  • Conversational AI/ chatbots
  • Mixed Reality and HoloLens development
  • Scalable Machine Learning in the Cloud

I am available for speaking engagements. No community is too small or too large.

Cloud4Good: Building an Inclusive Chatbot for Athletes with Disabilities – Microsoft Build 2017 (Code Story Theatre)



Turning Your Passion Into Your Career – Keynote – Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Five key lessons to pursuing your passions and securing a fulfilling career early in life. Told through my journey from student to full-time Microsoft employee, before graduating from my undergrad.


Noteworthy Past Engagements:

  • Canadian Federation of Engineering Students Congress 2019
  • Future of Tech Panel – Women of Influence (Toronto, November 2018)
  • Blockchain 101 – jsMobileConf (Boston, October 2018)
  • AI in D&I – Hacking HR Toronto (Toronto, August 2018)
  • Singularity-Proof Yourself (Keynote) – RBC Futuremakers (Toronto, July 2018)
  • Singularity-Proof Yourself – FITC (Toronto, April 2018)
  • Microsoft Build (Seattle, 2017)
  • Turning Your Passion Into Your Career – Perimeter Institute (Waterloo, 2016)

Hackathons Judged:

  • Capital One Gift the Code (2018)
  • Equithon (Waterloo, 2018)

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