Women Leading Innovation: Presented by SHEInnovates
Join Alberta Innovates and SHEInnovates Alberta Chapter as they bring women to centre stage on the Inventures Unbound platform. As a part of Inventures Unbound, we’re proud to partner with SHEInnovates to bring you Women Leading Innovation, taking place on Sept. 15, 2020, on the Unbound live-stream portal. Join us as we hear from women at the top of their game as they discuss the topics of tech and innovation in their industries.
The half-day live stream event will feature keynote speaker Arielle Gross Samuels, Head of Global Business Strategy and Engagement at Facebook, who will share her perspective on women in the tech and innovation sectors, the challenges women face in the workplace, and ways in which we can better support women-led startups.
Samuels has held a number of roles at Facebook since 2013, and has achieved many personal and professional successes, including being named a Forbes 30 Under 30 in Marketing and Advertising, a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Goalkeeper, and serving as a Representative on the United Nations Women Global Innovation Coalition for Change.
She holds a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and founded the Arielle Gross Engineering Visionary Scholarship Fund at her alma mater to accelerate the diversity of engineering students. Her address will take questions from the audience and end with a live Q&A.
Several single-session tracks will be explored, and the event has been geared for high engagement through interactive tools within the live stream portal and chat sessions following sessions. Session topics include: Women in Tech and Innovation, Women in Alberta, Women Making Cents, Women in AI, Innovation of Work and Culture of Innovation, as well as a SHEInnovates networking event and book club.
Tickets to this Inventures Unbound event are just $49 and will include access to this event, as well as access to exclusive Unbound programming archives and future Unbound events into the first half of 2021. Simply sign up for the $49 Unbound pass. Those wishing to upgrade from the digital-only Unbound pass to a full Inventures 2021 conference pass will be able to do so at a discounted rate.