International Women’s Day – 2018 Highlights

International Women’s Day 2018 Highlights

Startup Canada’s International Women’s Day Programming is copresented by: Business Development Bank of CanadaIntuit Quickbooks, and Mastercard. Programming is also supported by our community partner Rebel; and our space partneKivuto.

WATCH | The International Women’s Day Recap Video by CommunityPop

WATCH | The International Women’s Day Recap Video by Elmwood School

WATCH | Be inspired by top women in business; network and connect with Canada’s top women leaders in entrepreneurship, industry, and politics; and learn how we can work together to advance gender parity in entrepreneurship and innovation with #StartupWomen Talks.

Speakers:  Eva Lau, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Two Small Fish Ventures and Jennifer Flanagan, CEO of Actua.

WATCH | Watch women entrepreneurs and experts in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to celebrate the contributions of women to STEM sectors and discuss how we can advance women in these careers.

Panelists: Cathy Imbriglio, President of Imbritech Industries, Sandra Corbeil, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Networks at Ingenium, Charlotte Burke, Vice President of Small and Mid-Market Business & Partners at Microsoft Canada, Eva Lau, Co-Founder of Two Small Fish Ventures and Sukmani Dev, Vice President & Head of Digital Payments and Labs at Mastercard Canada.LISTEN | On March 8, Startup Canada dropped the first episode of a brand new podcast, presented in partnership with Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). The THRIVE Podcast is a show inspiring, connecting, and informing women entrepreneurs across Canada. On this show host Janice McDonald connects YOU with leading innovators, changemakers and organizations helping women to ‘own it’ in entrepreneurship.DOWNLOAD | To support the growth of thriving women-owned companies in Canada, Startup Canada partnered with Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) to curate a living list of resources for women entrepreneurs. Did we miss a resource? Send it to us by emailing

STARTUP COMMUNITY EVENTS | Startup Canada, in partnership with Business Development Bank of CanadaIntuit Quickbooks, Mastercard and Microsoft Canada, supported grassroots Startup Community events across Canada to celebrate International Women’s Day.

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