It will take more than one day to #BreakTheBias for women in tech and STEM around the world, but today is a great day to draw attention to some of the exciting things that people who identify as women (and their allies!) are doing.
Looking for a way to celebrate/learn more today? Here are a few places to start:
- 6 - 7 PM MT | CalgaryUX | International Women’s Day: Break the Bias
- 3:30 PM MT | Scovan International Women’s Day Forum (Shelley Kuipers of The51 is the keynote speaker)
- General Assembly is hosting a free, virtual event series for Women’s History Month
- University of Calgary’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is hosting several events
- Mount Royal University’s resources and events
Good news stories:
- Helcim is donating 20 cents from every merchant transaction to Chic Geek today to help fulfill their mission of getting more women in tech. Read more.
- Since 2020, 19 new woman-founded startups have joined the Start Alberta Tech portal. Meet the founders.
- Momentum’s new AWS re/Start Program in collaboration with Chic Geek and Amazon Web Services is designed to build opportunities for women in tech.
Other Calgary-based, women-focused community resources you should know:Back