GDSC x Microsoft: Women in Tech Conference

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GDSC x Microsoft: Women in Tech Conference

Join us at the 2023 Women in Tech Conference, hosted by UofT’s Google Developer Student Clubs, for networking, career development, and more!

By UofT Google Developer Student Club

When and where

Date and time

Sat, Mar 25, 2023 10:00 AM - Sun, Mar 26, 2023 5:30 PM EDT


CIBC SQUARE 81 Bay Street Toronto, ON M5J 0E7 Canada

About this event

Join us for a two-day event featuring various women in tech who are experts in their fields, sharing knowledge and expertise with students, as well as their insight to getting a tech internship and workshops to learn new skills! The aim of this event is to celebrate the achievements of women in technology, and empower the future generation of women in the field of STEM.

All majors, backgrounds and years are invited to attend and it is completely FREE!

We're excited to have you as part of this conference, make sure to register above so you don't miss this exciting opportunity!

About us:

The University of Toronto St. George and Mississauga Google Developer Student Clubs are proud to bring you the GDSC x Microsoft: Women in Tech Conference. Google Developer Student Clubs (GDSC) is a student led community backed by Google Developers aimed at empowering undergraduate students from all disciplines to grow their knowledge in technology, build solutions for their local communities, and connect with other members from the Google community. You can learn more about GDSC here

What you'll gain:

  • Meaningful connections with leaders, changemakers and problem solvers in various careers in technology
  • Insight and advice when pursuing a career in tech
  • New technical and development skills to further your tech careers

What to expect:

  • Speaker Talks: Compelling talks with leaders in various careers in technology. They are here to share their insight and give advice in pursuing a career in the field of technology, and growing as a leader
  • Panel Sessions: Open Q&A and discussion where you can learn and hear about the experience in various tech opportunities for students
  • Workshops: Learn a new technical skill through various workshops hosted by industry professionals across the tech field! This is a chance to explore new technologies and prepare for a career in tech

Where: The Toronto Microsoft Office (CIBC Square)

The GDSC x Microsoft: Women in Tech Conference is happening in-person at the Microsoft Office in Toronto (CIBC Square): 81 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5J 0E7. Complimentary lunch will be provided to all guests. The conference begins at 10:30am both days of the event but doors are open to guests beginning at 10:00am.


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Day 1
Day 2

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Opening: Day 1

Sarah Syed


We're kicking-off Day 1 of the Women in Tech Conference with an opening speech from Sarah Syed and a talk from Microsoft!

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Workshop: TBA

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Speech: Imposter Syndrome

Victoria Granova

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Speech: Cyber security - Incident Management

Victoria Granova

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch and Networking

Enjoy complimentary lunch while networking with recruiters and representatives from various companies!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Workshop: Building App with React Native

Ananta Bhatt

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Speech: TBA

Sarah Syed

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Speech: Intro to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Data Science

Guru Shimoga

3:00 PM - 3:10 PM


3:10 PM - 4:10 PM

Workshop: Self Service AI and AutoML Capabilities in Power BI

Ashraf Ghonaim

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Speech: The power of women in technology/Inspiring Growth Mindset

Molina Sharma

3:40 PM - 4:10 PM

Speech: TBA

Nafiseh Ghoroghchian

4:10 PM - 4:20 PM


4:20 PM - 5:20 PM

Workshop: Resume + LinkedIn advice

Guru Shimoga

4:20 PM - 4:50 PM

Speech: Life as a UX Designer - how to choose the workplace for you

Clarice Chin

4:50 PM - 5:20 PM

Speech: How to build your own website using Microsoft Power Platform

Narwan Bakhshi

5:20 PM - 5:35 PM

Closing: Day 1

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