The Enbridge Famous 5 speaker series is pleased to announce its final speaker of the 2015-2016 season, Saadia Muzaffar, entrepreneur, founder of TechGirls Canada, advocate of women’s leadership in science and technology. This event takes place on Thursday, February 18, 2016, in the Shell Place Ballroom at MacDonald Island Park.
Saadia Muzaffar, born and raised in Pakistan, is a leading force in Canada’s tech scene. She is the Founder of → TechGirls Canada, the hub for Canadian women in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM). TechGirls Canada is a non-profit organization that encourages more girls to consider technology as a career and works to break down silos in the industry. She is the Senior Director of Marketing at the global software provider AudienceView and regularly organizes business Startup Weekends. She has been featured on CNN, Globe & Mail, Toronto Star, Maclean’s, CBC Radio, TVO, Canadian Business, VICE, Motherboard, National Post, and the Winnipeg Free Press. She is an internationally recognized media advocate and speaker on feminism in technology and gets people talking about the barriers that hamper gender equality.
- Thursday, February 18th
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