Join us for a special edition of #DevTO to wrap up 2018 with our friends at Girl Geeks TO and our guests Amanda Munday and Anna Meckenzie of the Parenting Playbook. (http://www.parentingplaybook.ca)
The parenting playbook developed as a series of conversations in the year after launching The Expecting Playbook (2017), a guide and pledge program focused on helping companies in Canada's tech community create and share meaningful parental leave policies.
Amanda Munday is the founder and CEO of The Workaround, and the author of the upcoming release Day Nine: a postpartum depression memoir. She is an advocate for women-identified rights. Her 14-year career has been rooted in technology, community building and education. In 2012, Amanda was awarded the Toronto Community Foundation Vital People Award for her work with women and technology in the non-profit sector. Her work has been published in The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star and Quartz in the U.S.
Anna Mackenzie is a Software Engineer at ParterStack who is dedicated to increasing the participation of women in tech. In 2017, she co-wrote "The Expecting Playbook", which is a toolkit that helps start-ups roll out supportive parental leave policies regardless of their size and stage. 2018's follow-up, titled "The Parenting Playbook", provides start-ups with the necessary tools to support parents upon their return to work. Anna is an advisory board member for #MoveTheDial and both a freeCodeCamp and FITC speaker. She is one of DMZ’s 2018 Top 30 Women in Tech Making a Difference and a Top 25 Women of Influence for 2018.
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Drinks and healthy eats will be served at this event.
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