We bring the community together to discuss blockchain in a relaxed setting while showcasing women leaders in technology.
We are a Not-for-profit organization aiming to inspire women to become involved in blockchain technology through educational conferences, social networking and workshops.
We offer educational workshops and conferences in collaboration with blockchain companies to help women enter the STEM space
We offer an inclusive environment for enhanced learning
We inspire women to enter and showcase what they are doing in the STEM space
FEBRUARY 27 @ 1PM
Interview with Tracy Leparulo, the CEO of Untraceable regarding her events, her journey and of course #DEFI and #NFTs!
MARCH 8 @ 6PM
Are you interested in business resilience? Are you interested in how to thrive even when there are challenges? Then this International Women’s Day event is for you!
Founder & CEO
Justyna Osowska is the founder of Women in Blockchain Canada and she is on a journey to build community and promote women in technology with a focus on blockchain through education. Justyna originally entered the blockchain space because she has worked in IT and data for over eight years. In October 2018, she successfully held the first Womenin Blockchain Canada event in Ottawa to educate people about the uses of blockchain technology. Since then her and her team are collaborating with a city of Ottawa accelerator called Bayview Yards to host monthly events on a variety of blockchain related topics.
Justin Goldston PhD
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Omar Mancera Lavin is a blockchain consultant and influencer who empowers enthusiasts to become skilled at cryptocurrency. Omar has worked as a director at ING Direct and a consultant at the World Bank. Omar has since launched a successful furniture company in Mexico. He is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Women in Blockchain Canada where he handles all of the promotional details. He is also a content creator in the cryptocurrency space.
Justin Goldston is an expert on blockchain technology. Being a pioneer on blockchain technology and its inclusion in business enterprises. With his love for technology and his passion to make a positive impact on social change, Dr. Goldston has made it his mission to bring technological knowledge and capabilities to the people. Along with deep domain experience, Dr. Goldston is a member of The Blockchain Council, The World Blockchain Association, and The Government Blockchain Association. Also, Dr. Goldston is currently researching at Cornell University in one of the first blockchain programs in the country.
Kari has been working within the software development industry for several years, and has taken a keen interest in blockchain and its uses within in many industries. She has an Honours Bachelor of Science from University of Toronto, in GIS & Biology. Kari has been working as a QA with various teams, and has learnt a great deal in terms of managing the entire software development life cycle. Kari is working towards getting a series of certifications to become a security analyst, and is particularly interested in the use of blockchain in transforming cybersecurity.
Jordi has a passion for education and innovation. Jordi has an undergraduate degree in Biology (Honours) from Acadia University. During his time at Acadia University, Jordi held various student leadership positions, such as his role as the Pure and Applied Science Senator, which focused on enhancing personal and career development opportunities for students on campus. Currently, Jordi is a Master's student at the Division of Experimental Medicine at McGill University, where he researches novel therapeutic strategies for muscle regeneration. Jordi's dedication to his research can be observed through the various awards and fellowships he has obtained. Jordi is interested in translating his skills to the blockchain space by focusing on education and knowledge mobilization industry.
Alicja is an environmental scientist and Project Management Professional with over 10 years of experience in consulting and project management. She enjoys learning about the blockchain and cryptocurrencies through friends, mentors, and conferences. When not working in her field or organizing events, Alicja is an avid outdoors enthusiast who enjoys traveling and exploring the world around her. Her strengths include multi-tasking, strong communication, high adaptability to different project roles in various disciplines, providing excellent customer service, and fluency in French and English.
Victoria De La Ronde
Victoria is a lawyer by profession with a background in psychology, economics and international business development. Ms. De La Ronde has extensive experience in policy development, feasibility analysis and research. She has over 30 years of federal government and private-industry experience. Ms. De La Ronde possesses extensive knowledge of stakeholder networks, sector-based structural awareness and cultural diversity sensibility.