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INNOVATE: a CWB signature event - Featuring the Digital Diversity Awards

  • 21 Oct 2021
  • 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM


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Join us for our annual CWB Signature Event INNOVATE on Thursday, October 21 from 3:15 - 5pm Atlantic Time!

Supported by Digital Nova Scotia and the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub, this event is a celebration of innovation and diversity. This free, online offering features insights from our guest speakers about Unravelling Innovation, the Digital Diversity Awards, and breakout sessions with our speakers, partners and award winners for an excellent opportunity to network and learn.

Dr. Wendy Cukier, Founder, Diversity Institute; Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management will open the event and set the stage for Unravelling Innovation a conversation with Dr. Dawn Jutla, Scotiabank Chair of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Sobey School of Business, and co-CEO of Peer Ledger Inc and Shelley Simpson, CEO, Prism Lighting Group™.

Event Agenda

  • 3:15: Welcome message 
  • 3:15 – 3:30: Dr. Wendy Cukier – Setting the Stage 
  • 3:30 – 3:55: In conversation with Dr. Dawn Jutla and Shelley Simpson – Unravelling Innovation 
  • 3:55 – 4:10: Tanya Priske, Executive Director for the Centre for Women in Business and Wayne Sumarah, CEO of Digital Nova Scotia, announce the Digital Diversity Awards
  • 4:10 – 4:35: Digital Diversity Award Winner presentations
  • 4:35 – 5:00: Networking Break-out sessions with Dawn & Shelley, Digital Diversity Award Winners and WEKH 

We kindly ask that you keep your camera and mic off until the break out sessions.

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