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Women in Robotics: Early Careers in Robotics, Hardware and AI

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Correction: this event is scheduled April 4.

Early Careers in Robotics, Hardware and AI - Women in Robotics
In celebration of National Engineering Month, March 2018 and International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018

Come and hear from a group of young engineers as they share their experiences finding jobs, where they see opportunities, and what they wish they knew when they first started out.

The speakers will also share some of their work.

Our panel:
* Fiona Chui, UAS Intelligence Developer, SkyX Systems Corp
* Geneviève Foley, Senior Research Engineer, Medical Robotics, Kinova
* Kirusha Srimohanarajah, Technology Transfer Developer, Synaptive Medical

This event is produced by the GYBO Robotics Network in partnership with the Society of Women Engineers Toronto and the IEEE Women in Engineering Toronto Chapter.

About SWE Toronto
http://toronto.swe.org/

The Society of Women Engineers Toronto Affiliate connects and supports women engineers and engineering graduates in Toronto, enabling them to rise together as a community. We encourage meaningful and engaging conversations through a series of meet-ups, speaker series and workshops.

About IEEE Women in Engineering Toronto Chapter
http://toronto.ieee.ca/women-in-engineering-wie/

IEEE Toronto Women in Engineering is our local affinity group of the IEEE Women in Engineering Committee (WIEC) which is appointed by, and reports directly to, the IEEE Board of Directors. We gather and disseminate information regarding the status of women and initiatives for, by and on behalf of women in engineering and science. We enable mentoring and education programs within IEEE and make available information regarding gender related educational issues which may improve the entry into, and the retention of women in engineering programs. We also increase the participation of women within IEEE by addressing ways to improve the climate for women in IEEE and the workplace.

Community Sponsor

About Health Innovation Hub and HealthEdge
http://h2i.utoronto.ca/

The Health Innovation Hub is a campus linked accelerator at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. It's mission is to create a culture and infrastructure that aligns, connects, serves and facilitates student driven translation of discoveries and ideas into problem-solving designs that impact positively on health matters.

Community Partners

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Toronto Chapter
http://www.ieee-ras.org/membership/chapters/section-chapters

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter Toronto http://toronto.ieee.ca/engineering-in-medicine-and-biology/