Date: November 21, 2012
Attn: Women in Technology Community Executives
Re: Daytime Rogers TV Interview: CanWIT (Kitchener-Waterloo Chapter)
Dear Community Members,
We wanted to provide you with a recent Rogers TV Interview of CanWIT Chapter Co-Chairs, Kathy Alexander, ECM & e-Collaboration Manager at RIM and Nastaran Bisheban , Manager, Application Delivery - Marketing & Loyalty, CTC (Canadian Tire Corporation). The team was also interviewed by CTV as part of a very successful Chapter launch.
The six minute Rogers TV interview which was conducted by Susan Cook-Scheerer, Producer and Co-Host 'daytime' covering the background to CanWIT and our 4 Pillar mandate. Our Co-Chairs placed emphasis on Mentorship and the importance of University relationship to help young women advance their careers. Please use this recorded material for briefings in your Community Chapters.
Now a few updates:
Welcome to the team!
CanWIT is pleased to welcome Sheila Eddin, Chief Business Transformation Officer Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC), as the new Chapter Chair for CanWIT's BC Vancouver Chapter. Sheila brings extensive experience in planning, designing and implementing business transformation across various industries for the past 20 years. In her role as the Chief Business Transformation Officer at ICBC, Sheila provides overall leadership to align people, processes and technology with business strategy in order to meet ICB's long-term corporate objectives.
Check out CanWIT Chapter events in your region! Stay tuned to www.canwit.ca for upcoming holiday networking events in Toronto and Vancouver.
Read about our New On Air Channel:
Please tune into the launch of CATA On Air where CATA CEO, John Reid, will launch the new service with a live interview from my office in Halifax on Mentorship. CanWIT will be making use of these tools and resources to help accelerate our impact. You can read the details at: http://www.cata.ca/Media_and_Events/Events_Calendar/cata_ec11281201.html
Read about Talent Connect:
As a result of the newly created partnership between CATAAlliance and Zylog Canada, you now have the ability to connect on our dedicated Job Board (CATA Talent Connect) for recruitment and employment opportunities.
Take a minute to read the launch media release at: http://www.cata.ca/Media_and_Events/Press_Releases/cata_pr07121202.html
Note that Talent Connect Job Board is integrated with a number of platforms to add to the number of job postings being offered.
Read About Our Social Media Networks:
We also encourage you to join our various LinkedIn social media networks. For executives who wish to be part of the combined CanWIT and CATA network (6000 members) please go to this URL:
That puts you first in line for updates and peer connections.
Director of Communications & Diversity
Executive Director, CanWIT
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