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Power IT Up Workshop: Fostering Female Leadership

  • 15 Apr 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • McInnes Cooper, 1300-1969 Upper Water, Halifax, NS B3J 3R7
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Power IT Up:

Fostering Female Leadership


Women in mid-level management positions and those aspiring to obtain senior-level positions within Nova Scotia's technology sector are invited to participate in a unique round-table discussion on the career advancement of women to senior-level roles. The aim of this workshop is to provide an open forum for feedback on perceived barriers and enablers in our region. Join this session to:


- Hear from your peers about how they have developed their careers in the technology sector

- Learn some tips, tools, and techniques which could help you advance your career in the technology sector

Results from this workshop will be included in Digital Nova Scotia's 36-month "Women Leaders Fueling the Digital Economy" project, funded by Status of Women Canada.

Driving diversity. Accelerating the workforce.


Featuring an expert panel, including:

Ulrike Bahr-Gedalia - President and CEO, Digital Nova Scotia

Estelle Jacquemard - General Manager, Longtail Studios

Tricia Macleod - Executive Vice President, T4G

Melodie Joy, PMP - Executive, Project Portfolio Manager, MMS


Facilitator: Chris Hornberger, CMC

Ms. Hornberger is a founding partner in Halifax Global Inc., a management consulting firm that in 2013 celebrated 10 years of serving clients throughout Atlantic Canada and Ontario. In addition to her extensive experience in management consulting and project management, Ms Hornberger has held a variety of senior level positions in the public and private sectors in Canada and the United States, both in line management and information technology prior to launching her consulting career.

Chris is passionate about supporting women in leadership.  She is currently mentoring a young female entrepreneur through the Canadian Youth Business Foundation and also volunteers with Immigrant Settlement and Integration Services (ISIS) and the Greater Halifax Partnership with mentoring and connecting newcomers to the Nova Scotia business community.




Date: April 15, 2014

Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm (Atlantic Time)

Location: McInnes Cooper, 1300–1969 Upper Water Street, Halifax.

A light lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Register NOW as seats are limited!

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