International Women Day Pacesetters Forum: Student Sign Up

Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum Nano Centre - 0101
Mar 08, 2019 11:30 AM (EST) 

Event Details

Celebrate International Women's Day 2019

Pacesetters’ is a unique, fast-paced afternoon where alumnae, friends, and faculty share career advice in areas ranging for soft skills to technical skills, entrepreneurship to leadership, industry to academic, and everything in between!

Register for 1, 2, or all 3 activities. It's an afternoon not to be missed!



Schedule of Activities: 

LADIES WHO L(A)UNCH
Speed Networking Luncheon presented by Women in Mathematics (WiM) Committee
Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Registration and Lunch:11:30 am -12:00 pm
Location: QNC 0101

A fun way to get advice, make connections, and gain visibility in a variety of industries and career paths in a short period of time. Registering is your first step to building a network with academia, industry, and business leaders. Your future self will thank you!

A fabulous complimentary lunch will be provided: sushi, samosas, meatballs, chicken satays, sandwiches, and sweet desserts. 
Female-identifying students welcome.

Guest Mentors:

 Mentor  Background Information
Maliha Ahmed Graduate Student in the Department of Applied  Mathematics & WiM Committee Member
Nivasini  Ananthakrishnan Senior Undergraduate, 4A, Computer Science and Combinatorics & Optimization
Sue Ann Campbell Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics
Alice Ching Working with Data Science &  Analytics at Publicis Sapient
Barbara Csima Professor in the Department of Pure Mathematics
Maite Dupuis PSI fellow at Perimeter Institute/Adjunct professor at UWaterlo
Sasha Fay Senior Manager of Research Analytics & Insights, at Cineplex
Taylor Frey Associate in Data  Science & Analytics at Publicis Sapient
Ruth Gregory Professor of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Durham (UK)
Michelle Hung Founder of The Sassy Investor
Judy Hutchison Director of Recruiting at Arctic Wolf Networks
Ria Jiang Software Engineer at Google Canada
Bailey Kacsmar Ph'D  Student  Computer Science
Christiane Lemieux Professor , Associate Dean -Graduate Studies
Ana Moreno Recruitment Business Partner at Artic Wolf Networks
Shayla Redlin Ph'D Student Combinatotics & Optimization 
Frieda Rong Senior Undergraduate  4A Combinatorics & Optimization and Pure Mathematics
Pavel Volgarev Software Engineer at Google Canada
Caelan Wang Graduate Student in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization and WiM Committee Member
Elizabath Webb  Masters Student and WiM Committee Member
Rachel Wiens  Software Engineer at Google Canada
Joyce Yang Senior Undergraduate , 4A Computer Science
 Kyla Yu Senior Associate Actuary, Legacy Printing at Sun Life Financial


 
SPEAK UP! 
Pecha Kucha Plus presented by Math #HeForShe
Time: 1:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Location: QNC 0101

Japanese for chit-chat, Pecha Kuchas (pronounced pe-chak-cha) are designed to inspire. Students will have a chance to hear from working alumnae about “the best piece of advice that they wished they had received”. Speakers will present in a fun and quick succession format. The “plus” will be a lively panel at the end moderated by Chair of the Faculty’s HeForShe committee, Raouf Boutaba. Complimentary refreshments provided. ALL STUDENTS WELCOME!


Guest Mentors:

 Mentor  Background Information
Taylor Frey Associate in Data  Science & Analytics at Publicis Sapient
Michelle Hung Founder of The Sassy Investor
Sherry Shannon-Vanstone Founder and CEO of Profound Impact
Caelan Wang Graduate Student in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization
Dmytro Yermolov Senior Software EngineerTeam Lead  at NCR



TECH BUBBLE 
Networking Café presented by Women in Computer Science (WiCS)
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: QNC 0101

Students will have the opportunity to sip bubble tea in a casual café and ask alumnae working in the local tech scene “anything”. Complimentary refreshments provided. 

Female-identifying students welcome.

Guest Mentors:

 Mentor  Background Information
Taylor Frey Associate in Data  Science & Analytics at Publicis Sapient
Melissa Lynett Software Engineer at   NCR
Debbie Smith WiCS  Coordinator
Laura Weeks Technical Writer at Google Canada



Join us March 8th to ‘set the pace’ for your future! 

Address

Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum Nano Centre - 0101
200 Ring Road Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 CA

Tickets

Type
Price
Alumnae Pacesetters Forum
Free

Organizer Details

Logo - Faculty of Mathematics

Faculty of Mathematics

Kristine McGlynn
kmcglynn@uwaterloo.ca