Women in Technology
Our preeminent lineup of women will share their experiences, successes and challenges in the technology industry. Hear their lessons learned and get advice for your career and business.
Corrine McIsaac, President and CEO, Health Outcomes Worldwide (www.healthoutcomesww.com) - Corrine is the president and CEO of Health Outcomes Worldwide, a company dedicated to the measurement and improvement of healthcare using mobile and web-based solutions. She has a master of education degree and a bachelor of science in nursing, and is enrolled in a PhD program at Dalhousie University specializing in outcome measurement. Corrine is also an associate professor at Cape Breton University in the nursing department.
Janet Shay, COO, Ascenta Health (www.ascentahealth.com) - Janet is the COO of Ascenta Health, a company that manufactures and distributes high quality natural health products and is an industry leader in omega-3 fatty acids. Prior to joining Ascenta, Janet was the director of quality initiatives at Precision Biologic, vice president of progressive excellence and bioactive development at Acadian Seaplants and vice president of quality and regulatory affairs at Ocean Nutrition Canada.
Jennifer Mills, Co-CEO, Precision BioLogic (www.precisionbiologic.com) - Jennifer is co-CEO of Precision BioLogic, a company that serves leading healthcare institutions worldwide with its specialized blood coagulation diagnostic products. She joined the company as chief operating officer in 2006 and brought with her eight years of experience in senior roles at Ocean Nutrition Canada, in addition to several years in general management and accounting positions with other prominent firms. Jennifer is a chartered accountant and has been instrumental in moving Precision BioLogic forward through her contributions to strategy, management, systems, and people development.
Pierrette d'Entremont, President, Pida I & M Products (www.kidcompanions.com) - Pierrette is a designer of unique products which target the growing market of consumers seeking safe and effective child development products. Her company, Pida I & M Products, manufactures and sells Kid Companions Chewelry, a medical device that functions as a chewable and wearable sensory tool for people with special needs. It is a discreet and age-appropriate alternative to traditional oral motor and manipulative tools. The products are especially beneficial for youth affected by Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD). Pierrette attended The University of Ottawa, BSc., Human Kinetics program.
Moderator - Shelley Hessian, Manager of Entrepreneur Programs, Innovacorp
Thursday, May 26, 2011
8:45 am - 10:00 am
Technology Innovation Centre
1 Research Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Please RSVP to Samantha Mosley at email@example.com by Tuesday, May 24, 2011.