June 8, 2019

CanWIT (Women in Tech) Takes on a New Executive in Residence to Help Drive ‘Sara Kirke’ Agenda

Ottawa, ON...CanWIT (Women in Tech), a division of CATAAlliance, announced today that Suzanne Grant,  CEO – Success Insights “Shepreneur to Watch 2109”, WISE 50 over 50 and Evolocity Female Founder Awards recipient is on board as an EiR (Executive in Residence) to help advance advocacy for women in tech.

CATA CanWIT recently announced the formation of a powerful ‘Sara Kirke’ Women in Tech Caucus, comprising the past winners of the Sara Kirke Award for women entrepreneurship and other award winner women leaders in tech entrepreneurship.

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Ms. Grant said, “Advocating for women in business is part of my DNA . The Sara Kirke Declaration for Diversity and Women-led Enterprises is a mandate I live and support daily. I am committed to moving the women in business success story from the exception to celebrating the exceptional.”

Join Suzanne on CATA TECHNOW for a 4 minutes video interview on ” Meeting Big Challenges.”

Sara Kirke Caucus Co Chair, Cindy Gordon, winner of the AI Leader of the Year Award (2019) and Founder & CEO, SalesChoice concluded, “ Suzanne brings 13 years CEO experience at bootstrapped and equity financed companies, and has built startup and growth projects ranging from inception to profitability. Her background spans creative and strategic communications, digital publishing, innovative medical technology commercialization, philanthropy, change making, social movements, and Canadian military engineering. It’s a perfect fit for the CanWIT mission and mandate and our new ‘Sara Kirke’ initiatives.”

Susan Grant, EiR, CanWIT

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About CanWIT (Women in Tech)

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CanWIT (Women in Tech) is a CATAAlliance initiative designed to promote mentorship, STEM disciplines, Innovation advocacy and successful women led enterprises in Canada.

CanWIT crowdsources ideas and guidance from thousands of opt in members in moderated social networks in Canada and key global markets.

Among it key programs are, the Sara Kirke Awards for recognizing women entrepreneurs, Social Groups for peer information exchange, Video Sharing Channels for sharing of best practices, Competitive Innovation nation advocacy and member events on topics of the day.