WIE(VR) - Women in Engineering (Vancouver Region)

“Networking across workplaces, engineering fields and universities.”

Next Event: Business, entrepreneurship, and starting your own company

- an event for engineering women of all levels in the profession: students, professionals, looking for work and foreign trained engineers!

A workshop on entrepreneurship.

Jenny Yang is a startup advisor and reformed venture capitalist.

Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Networking after the workshop.

Date: Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Time: 6:30-9:30pm, Doors open at 6:30pm, talk begins at 7pm

Place: YWCA, Welch room 1, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver Map

Cost: $8 in advance, $10 at the door

Registration: click here

Jenny Yang Bio

Until September 2008, Jenny was Senior Director at BDCís Venture Capital group where she led and managed BDCís investments in young technology companies. Prior to BDC, Jenny was a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group and Bain & Co. where she worked with and provided strategic counsel to executives of Fortune 500 companies.

Jenny also has extensive experience in the telecom industry having worked in Nortelís Wireless Product Marketing group where she helped to grow the wireless infrastructure business in Greater China.

Prior to Nortel, she was an engineer with Telus.

Jenny is an active supporter of the Canadian technology community and currently serves on the board of the Vancouver Enterprise Forum.

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WIE(VR). Last updated November 1st, 2009.