Women in Technology Luncheon
Thursday, July 13, 12:00 – 2:00pm
"Getting to Success: Embracing What Works" presented by Michele Romanow.
In this insightful and useful talk, Michele recounts her journey from being a Queen's University undergrad to becoming one of Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs – male or female.
She shares the lessons she's learned along the way, including the necessity of encouraging more women to become entrepreneurs, particularly in the tech sector; leading as a young woman; finding a work-life balance that's successful; and the importance of staying at the cutting edge of your industry.
Tech titan Michele Romanow is an engineer and a serial entrepreneur who started three companies before her 28th birthday. The youngest investor on CBC’s hit show Dragons’ Den, Michele is the co-founder of e-commerce platforms Buytopia.ca, Snap By Groupon, and the fintech company, Clearbanc.
Ranked in WXN's "100 Most Powerful in Canada" and listed as a Forbes' "Millennial on a Mission", Michele was a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award; the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards; and was a Cartier Women’s Initiative Award global finalist. She is also the winner of the Toronto Board of Trade Award for entrepreneurs under 30.