Tag Archives: women in technology

What a difference a year makes…

As I was listening to music whilst on the treadmill, I started to reflect on just how beautiful the view across the lake was and with the sun shining down, I realized this week marked my one year anniversary of … Continue reading

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The Courage to Take Action

On September 30th, a community of passionate professionals came together for the first Women of Influence speaking series luncheon of the year. I was fortunate to be invited to deliver the keynote speech and share some of my leadership story … Continue reading

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How to Build an Awesome STEM Field Trip

Take high school girls, combine them with passionate Cisco employees and cool technology and you get an awesome day helping young women explore careers in science, technology, education and math (STEM). On April 17th Cisco Toronto hosted Girls Power Tech … Continue reading

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Girls in ICT Day Toronto: Robotics, technology education and…ketchup chips?

Every year Cisco Canada celebrates the International Telecommunications Union’s “Girls in ICT Day”. The day is created to link the technology industry to girls, showcase to them the great work that tech companies like Cisco do, and encourage them to … Continue reading

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Bit by Bit – A young woman’s guide to entering and succeeding in High Tech Careers

I never thought I would be a published author. But this June, Mala Devlin and I published Bit by Bit, a guide for young women aged 15-25 considering careers in technology. Mala and I both have busy careers at Cisco … Continue reading

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Poutine, Tim Horton’s and Girls in ICT Day

International Girls in ICT Day was eventful in the Cisco Toronto office – we hosted high school girls from Cardinal Leger Secondary school for a unique opportunity to speak with counterparts over 1,000 km away in North Carolina. The day … Continue reading

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Girls, are you ready to expand your horizons?

With the help of Canada’s volunteer committee – Genna Cargill and Francis Gotopo – I’m proud to share how Cisco Canada is participating in an exciting event for girls interested in technology. As mentioned in my last blog, Thursday, April … Continue reading

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Cisco Canada employees help CareerMash turn kids onto tech careers

By Stephanie Guthrie, CareerMash Today’s kids are the most tech-savvy generation ever yet ironically, they still hold outdated perceptions that tech careers are dull and nerdy. Cisco Canada employees, who are so not dull or nerdy, are helping change these … Continue reading

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