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Avery Swartz

@averyswartz
averyswartz.com

Gather North host. Founder & CEO, Camp Tech. Digital advisor & consultant, North Coast Group. Contributor, Globe and Mail, CTV, CBC, Chatelaine.

Stacey McDowall

@staceymonline

Workerbee, media junkie, foodie, Star Wars fanatic, collector of vinyl, lover of cats. Something like that. Formerly MTV, Rogers & more.

Linn Øyen Farley

@linnoyenfarley
drollic.ca

Web developer & designer with a theatre tech degree. Bread enthusiast. Talks about her cat a lot.

Michelle Arbuckle

@citybrarian

Librarian. Non-Profit Director. List-Maker. Chapstick Addict. Cocktail Drinker.
ENTJ. Aquarian. Ginger. East-End Torontonian.

Takara Small

@takarasmall
www.venturekids.ca

Takara Small is a tech journalist and founder of VentureKids Canada. She is also a resident tech expert for CTV News and CBC.

Erin Bury

@erinbury
eightyeightagency.com

Head of marketing agency Eighty-Eight. Co-founder of The County Wine Tours. Startup advisor/investor. RT'd by Oprah. Loves wine and pizza.

Stephanie Allen

@sallen57

Embracing opportunities, challenging the status quo, and building environments where people can discover, do and be their greatness.

Jennie Ormson

@JennieOrmson
jennieormson.com

Therapist + EQ Consultant saving sanity & souls at The Nook and online. Book obsessed daydreamer and red lipstick loving water seeker.

Jamie Shea

Excited to network with like-minded fearless females! I start my Saturday's off making jam, and I love to fish, box and explore the world!

Avalee Harlton

@avalulubelle

Web analyst by day; sewist, knitter, baker, reader, tv / movie watcher, and cat lover by night. I love stories, so tell me yours!

Alisha Patel

www.twg.io

VP of Finance & HR @TWG - Tech helper/lady leader - Avid sports fan - mom of two kids - food and wine lover. Believe kind will always win!

Dara Skolnick

@daraskolnick
daraskolnick.com

Independent web developer from Toronto who loves design, art, photography, plants, and experimenting with digital nomad life.

Jackie Ewald

@ewald_jackie

I strive to create amazing experiences for my clients. The rest of my time is spent biking, petting other people's cats, reading & laughing.

Maggie Patterson

www.smallbusinessboss.co

Content marketing agency owner. Mentor to bosses who work with clients. Avid reader and will give you all the book recos you can handle.

Anastasia Philopoulos

@aphilopo

Work on all things content at Shopify for a community of designers, developers, and marketers. Lover of chocolate stout beer.

Genevive Savundranayagam

@genevivesav

Toronto based marketing and communications profeasional and co-founder of The County Wine Tours in PEC.

Aja Servais

Fairly new to tech, looking to connect with like-minded people. Dog-mom and long-distance cyclist.

Janice Sousa

@sousajanicem
www.janicesousa.com

I am a growth consultant helping companies de-bro sales and customer focused teams and I love to create humane (crazy eh?) sales managers.

Avery Francis

@averyfrancis
www.itsaveryfrancis.com

Always looking to what’s next, award winning HR leader, Avery works with leading startups to navigate scaling with the best and brightest.

Nadine Silverthorne

@scarbiedoll
www.nadinesilverthorne.com

Director of Product Management @ Rogers Media + mama, eternal digi gurl, insatiable reader, bike commuter, sometimes writer, proud Armenian

Allison Reinheimer Moore

@schmalliso

Information architecture-obsessed tech writer. Mom. Lover of tea and cake and cats. Indescribably bad at charades.

Sara Funduk

coursecraft.net

I'm co-founder of CourseCraft, an e-course platform for creative entrepreneurs. I'm also a new(ish) mom, coffee addict and art lover.

Sheba Zaidi

@sheebs5
thecountywinetours.com

Communications consultant at Proof Inc. Co-founder of The County Wine Tours. Followed by Barack Obama and Britney Spears on Twitter.

Jayne Bingler

@blogjayneblog

Over 18 years in the digital space - primarily in Canadian media - CBC, TVO, Teletoon, Rogers, specializing in strategy and brand extension.

Annie Thomson

Onboarding Specialist at Uberflip. Happiest when exploring new places and meeting new people, or watching true crime documentaries.

Jess Joyce

@jessjoyce
jessjoyce.com

Marketer, developer, helper, speaker, internet resident for over 20 years, music junkie.

Chanele McFarlane

@chanelemcf
www.dowelldresswell.com

Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Do Well Dress Well. Top 100 Black Women to Watch. Speaker. Freelance content strategist. Conference connoisseur.

Amber Authier

@odderprod

Music fan. Writer. Dedicated to supporting the growth of women in tech.

Erica Morgan

@ericamorgan1986

Digital marketer with 8+ years' experience - recently changed careers. Introverted lover of dogs and tiny houses, avid blood donor.

Charlene Gethons

themindfulnessjourney.com

Charlene is a mindfulness meditation teacher and coach who teaches people to get out of their heads and into their lives.

Michelle Grocholsky

@Chellempowered
www.livempowered.ca

I make businesses more inclusive and diverse and equip women to get what they want at work without changing who they are.

Tiffany Tse

@tiffany_tse

Teacher, Speaker, and FED · Developer Advocacy Lead @shopify · Prof @sheridancollege & @yorkuniversity Design

Michelle Caddey Maclean

@mcaddeymaclean
whiskmarcom.com

Marketing communicator, tech writer & digital PM. Builds corporate, professional services & government sites. Loves travel, dogs & cottages.

Jeanne Schiller

@_JeanneSchiller
jeanneschiller.com

I love to make things - on the internet and IRL. I also have a passion for tacos and all things that don't contain gluten: 🌵🐕💃🍸

Allye Vice

@allyellujah
allyevice.com

Developer at Filament Creative. HackerYou alumni and mentor. Loves Prince Edward County, musical theatre and the Ottawa Senators.

Andrea Jones

@onlinedrea
onlinedrea.com

Andréa Jones is all about simplifying social media for small businesses, startups, and podcasts.

Corrin Whiteway

Cycling enthusiast, comedy lover, pie baker, marketing operations & automation do-er

Nicole Husain

@nicolehusain

Happiest when I'm creating amazing education and tech experiences. General Manager at Lighthouse Labs by day, crafty scientist by night.

Fatima Zaidi

@zaidiafatima
www.fatimazaidi.ca/

VP of Biz Dev at Eighty-Eight, top 30 under 30, commentator for Global News and BNN, eats skittles in even numbers.

Anne Thomas

@AlfalfaAnne

Tech Director @outofthesandbox / Lead Instructor @hackeryou. Love JavaScript and all animals 🐴🐶😸

Alana Merdzan

I am new to the tech world, and love learning from other inspiring women. I love the outdoors, pasta, and dogs!

Ange Friesen

@angefriesen
www.onwonder.com

Copywriter + Creative Strategist. Essentially this: brand therapy for beautiful ideas and their people.

Tara Robertson

@taraarobertson

I'm a marketer in Toronto looking to meet women in tech (& reconnect with awesome ladies I met last year!) Do you have a dog?

Amie Phipps

amiephipps.com

Web Developer at TWG. Mentor at HackerYou as well as a graduate from the HackerYou bootcamp.

Zoe Simpson

@zojsimpson

Interested in all things UX, CX, and Product. Currently, Manager of Customer Education at Uberflip in Toronto.

Kristen Scheel

@kscheel

Writer & marketer, interested in communications, journalism and design.