2023

Since 2020, the McGill Engine has co-hosted an annual Women in Entrepreneurship Panel with Promoting Opportunities for Women in Engineering (POWE) to highlight local female entrepreneurs in TechEver wondered what it would be like to start and manage your own company? This panel is designed to answer these questions! The three panelists will share their experiences and answer your questions about becoming an entrepreneur. There will also be an opportunity to network with the panelists following the discussion.

Date: Thursday, March 16 from 5:30-7:00pm ET
Location: Location: McGill Engine Centre (FDA5) 3450 University Street, Montreal, QC H3A 0E8

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About our panelists


Amy LorinczAmy Lorincz, Co-founder & CEO @ Vope Medical LinkedIn logo

  • Vope Medical has developed an AI-driven software to address a significant unmet need for clear vision in minimally invasive surgery (MIS).
  • McGill MSc, Experimental Surgery, 2022 graduate
  • Concordia University, BEng, Industrial Engineering, 2019 graduate

Chaity Tarafder profile picChaity Tarafder, Co-Founder @ NameShouts LinkedIn logo

  • NameShouts is a SaaS startup that is simplifying the way people make first connections, one name at a time. 
  • McGill B.A., Economics

Flora UwadiegwuFlora Uwadiegwu, Technical Program Manager @ Lyft & Co-Founder @ WeTechNG LinkedIn logo

  • WeTechNG is a community of women that intersects through various areas of technology: a community that collaborates, innovates and supports. Join the next generation of Women in Tech today by being an ambassador or fellow at wetechng.com
  • McGill MEng, Chemical Engineering, 2017 graduate

Justine Massicotte profile picJustine Massicott, Co-Founder & CTO @ Lighthouse LinkedIn logo

  • Lighthouse is a powerful navigation platform allows users to query for items across and within worlds - significantly facilitating discovery and improving the industry’s cross-world search capabilities.
  • HEC Montreal, Masters, Data Science, 2018 graduate
  • Université de Montréal, Masters, Philosophy, 2017 graduate

    Nathalie Myara profile picNathalie Myara, Co-fondatrice Présidente Directrice Générale @ Eduplan Solutions link to Nina-Marie Martinez's LinkedIn profile

    • Eduplan Solutions is a company specializing in education, health and social services technologies, which provides various professionals, parents, and students; in particular, learners with disabilities or learning and/or adaptation difficulties intelligent platforms for the development and management of intervention plans, as well as other related platforms and services.
    • Université de Montréal, MEd, Orthopédagogie, 2006 graduate
    • Université de Montréal, PhD, Psychopédagogie, 2011 graduate

     

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