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Canadian Women in IP Community: First In-Person Meeting


October 12, 2022


Hotel Ocho in Toronto, ON


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We are excited to invite you to join the Canadian Women in IP (CWIP) team for our first in-person gathering on Wednesday, October 12 from 4PM – 6PM ET at Hotel Ocho in Toronto.

The event will feature a keynote address from tech innovator Janet Bannister, founder of Kijiji and former managing partner at Real Ventures.

This special gathering will offer an informal and intimate environment for conversation, collaboration and of course, community.

You’ll have a unique opportunity to hear from Janet directly on her journey through the tech ecosystem, and get her insights of many of the topics relevant and important to this community.

About Janet Bannister 

An active member in the Canadian tech ecosystem, Janet is co-chair of C100 and holds board positions with Communitech, Vector Institute, and the Ivey Business School.  She is also an active adviser at OneEleven, Creative Destruction Lab, and the Research Boards of the University Health Network and CAMH.

Janet has won numerous awards and recognition including Venture Capital Journal’s 2021 “Women of Influence in Private Markets”, Pitchbooks’ 2021 “Female Founders & Investors to Know”, and American Bankers’ 2019 “Most Influential Women in Payments”. 

If you haven’t already become part of the Canadian Women in IP (CWIP) group on LinkedIn, please fill out this quick, simple form.

From there, you’ll be added to the virtual home of this group, where members can connect, share resources, and learn from each other.