Canadian Women's Network in Silicon Valley

 New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue

New York's 'Fearless Girl' statue

Connection Silicon Valley is committed to supporting Canadian women gain deeper connections into Silicon Valley.  We founded the Canadian Women's Network to support Canadian female founders and women in tech. Whether you're looking to visit Silicon Valley for the first time, are a first-time founder or working in a startup environment, we hope that our network and events will provide support on your journey to success.

Vision

To connect Canadian women into our trusted network of customers, investors, founders, corporate innovation and change makers whilst supporting each other on our own professional journey.

While there is a great need for supporting diversity in many arenas, our Network’s first focus will be on supporting women.

Mission

To support female founders and women in tech scale their business, drive economic growth and bring foreign investment dollars into Canadian companies.

 

Meet our Connectors

  Angela Tran Kingyens   General Partner  Version One Ventures

Angela Tran Kingyens

General Partner

Version One Ventures

  Heather Kernahan   President, North America   Hotwire PR

Heather Kernahan

President, North America

Hotwire PR

  Catherine Courage   VP, Ads and Commerce  Google

Catherine Courage

VP, Ads and Commerce

Google

  Suzanne Scott   Vice President, Home  Walmart eCommerce

Suzanne Scott

Vice President, Home

Walmart eCommerce

  Anat Baron   Serial Entreprenuer, Speaker  CEO Stashwall

Anat Baron

Serial Entreprenuer, Speaker

CEO Stashwall

  Joanne Fedeyko   CEO  Connection Silicon Valley

Joanne Fedeyko

CEO

Connection Silicon Valley

  S  ukhinder Singh Cassidy   Founder  theBoardlist

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

Founder

theBoardlist

  Karen Hayward   Managing Partner & CMO   Chief Outsiders

Karen Hayward

Managing Partner & CMO

Chief Outsiders

  Kiersten Stead   Investment Director  Monsanto Growth Ventures  

Kiersten Stead

Investment Director

Monsanto Growth Ventures  

  Tracie Wagman   CEO  Pin & Tucker

Tracie Wagman

CEO

Pin & Tucker

  M  ona Sabet   Managing Director  Tribal Advisors

Mona Sabet

Managing Director

Tribal Advisors

  May Habib   Co-Founder  Qordoba

May Habib

Co-Founder

Qordoba

  Michele Perras   Global Ecosystems  Pivotal

Michele Perras

Global Ecosystems

Pivotal

  Catherine Lacavera   Director, Litigation  Google

Catherine Lacavera

Director, Litigation

Google

  Tannis Baldock   Sector Lead, IT Infrastructure  Hotwire PR

Tannis Baldock

Sector Lead, IT Infrastructure

Hotwire PR

     Cathy Han   Founder & CEO   42 Technologies

 

Cathy Han

Founder & CEO 

42 Technologies

  Linda Campbell   Director, Ecosystems  Itron

Linda Campbell

Director, Ecosystems

Itron

  Melinda Jacobs   Co-Founder  Lucent Sky

Melinda Jacobs

Co-Founder

Lucent Sky

  Kate Kubiak   Senior Manager, Corp Events  PlanGrid

Kate Kubiak

Senior Manager, Corp Events

PlanGrid

  Shanna Hendricks   Director, Portfolio  New Enterprise Associates NEA

Shanna Hendricks

Director, Portfolio

New Enterprise Associates NEA

  Sandi Macpherson   Founder  Advisor

Sandi Macpherson

Founder

Advisor

  Heather Morris   Chief Strategy Officer  Chegg

Heather Morris

Chief Strategy Officer

Chegg

  Niki Choo   CEO/COO  CampSyte

Niki Choo

CEO/COO

CampSyte

  Sheetal Walsh   Founder, Shanti Life  Board Member, Investor

Sheetal Walsh

Founder, Shanti Life

Board Member, Investor

Global Advisory Network

  Peggy Van De Plassche    Fintech Innovator, Investor, Entrepreneur

Peggy Van De Plassche

Fintech Innovator, Investor, Entrepreneur