Alumni/Industry Panel: Women leaders in tech: How to arrive, survive and thrive


UBC Robson Square Rm C680

Panel Title: Women leaders in tech: How to arrive, survive and thrive

Date: Thurs. May 30, 2019

Time: 6 - 7:30 pm.  Networking starts at 6 pm, panel begins at 6:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

Location: UBC Robson Square Rm C680

RSVP: Please rsvp below


Natali Altshuler, VP and Head of Development, EA Sports

Ghislaine Chan, VP of Applications Development, Broadridge Financial

Sabina Nawaz, Global CEO Coach, Nawaz Consulting

Laurie Schultz, President and CEO, Galvanize (former ACL)

Kirsten Sutton, VP and Managing Director, SAP Labs Canada

Christin Wiedemann, President, Radical I/O


Nicole Bryan, VP of Product Development, Tasktop Technologies


What can Vancouver technology companies do to attract—and keep—women in leadership roles? How can women already in middle and senior positions sustain their career trajectory in high-pressure jobs? Join C-suite panelists from SAP, EA Sports, ACL and other companies as they share their personal stories—and business insights—as professionals who have successfully ‘leaned into’ IT’s glass ceiling.

Today there is much focus on getting more young women and girls into technology.  Filling the pipeline.  That is undoubtedly important.  But not more important than finding and keeping middle and senior women in the technology work force.  This panel will delve into how to find and keep experienced women - and also help middle and senior women to know what to do to continue growing, get those promotions and “lean in”.  This panel discussion will help both companies looking to improve diversity in the more senior ranks and women wanting to progress their career through the proverbial glass ceiling.

Thank you to Tasktop Technologies for sponsoring the event!