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22nd May 2009

The CATA Women in Technology BC Chapter Presents Its Launch Event

CATA-WITVancouver – Join CATA-WIT’s recently established BC Chapter on June 2, 2009 for a lunchtime event featuring vignette presentations by women leaders in BC’s technology sector, followed by interactive breakout and networking sessions:


* Catherine Boivie, Senior VP, Information Technology and CEO, Inventure Solutions
* Cybele Negris, Co-founder and COO of Webnames.ca
* Maria Pacella, Investment Manager: Information Technology, GrowthWorks


* Climbing the Corporate Ladder
* Women Entrepreneurs in Technology
* Securing Financing
* Working Effectively with Recruiters

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance – Women in Technology Forum (CATA WIT Forum) is a national community network created to support women in Canada’s technology sectors.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009,
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Buffet lunch followed by dessert/coffee/tea

Segal Graduate School of Business
Simon Fraser University
1200-500 Granville Street
Vancouver BC

$30 general / $20 for students

Registration: online

FACT: Today, women represent 47% of the overall Canadian workforce, but less than 30% of all information and communication technology (ICT) workers—and an even smaller percentage of ICT managers.

CATA-WIT BC wants to change this through access to knowledge, career opportunities and capital.

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