Video from CDN’s women in the IT channel luncheon

On Tuesday, CDN and Ingram Micro Canada honoured the top women in Canada’s IT channel community at a luncheon in Toronto.

CDN cameras were on site and posted regular video updates throughout the day, featuring interviews with sponsors and honourees.

Here’s a video from yesterday as CDN editor Paolo Del Nibletto previews the event:

And this morning, Del Nibletto sets the scene for the event:

Ingram Micro Canada’s Mark Snider talks about why they’re sponsoring the event, and why we need to recruit more women into the IT sector:

Carmela Orlando from Insight Canada talks about encouraging women to take the plunge into tech and IT jobs:

Gen INC host Genevieve L’Esperance said targeting girls as young as eight is crucial to boost the amount of women in tech:

Montreal’s 8D Technology president Isabelle Bettez talks about promoting the “cool factor” of IT jobs:

Nisha Technologies head Angela O’Leary discusses the importance of a building a community of males and females to support efforts for more women in IT:

Barb Cummings, director of business development at Brodie, speaks about her experiences in the IT workforce and her hope for the creation of a “women in IT” support organization:

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