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Emily Franz-Lien – Entrepreneurship in Technology

Emily Franz-Lien – Entrepreneurship in Technology

In 2016, Emily Franz-Lien was ready for a change of scenery after graduating from the University of Manitoba with a Statistics degree and a minor in Computer Science. At that point, Emily had been in University for five years and needed a break. Lee Klimpke, her boyfriend, had an engineering job and was also ready to try something new. They ... Read More ...

Cynthia Fortlage – Acceptance Without Understanding

Cynthia Fortlage – Acceptance Without Understanding

Cynthia Fortlage was 50 years old when she came out and began her gender journey at her workplace. She was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at GHY International, where she’d worked for nearly three decades, and most people had interacted with her as a man. In April 2016, with the help of human resources, she came out as a transgender ... Read More ...

Designing Privacy with Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Designing Privacy with Dr. Ann Cavoukian

Sometimes it takes a few years (and a few careers) to figure out what you want to do with your life. Dr. Ann Cavoukian knew at an early age, and she’s now one of the world’s foremost experts in her field. After working for years as the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Cavoukian made the Privacy by Design framework ... Read More ...

Protegra Co-Founder Wins Award

Protegra Co-Founder Wins Award

At today’s Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce annual general meeting, Protegra co-founder (and Tech Manitoba member) Wadood Ibrahim was given the Volunteer of the Year award! Protegra is a community of software-driven businesses which provide innovative solutions to individuals and organizations. Ibrahim and his staff of 50 have been helping his “Protegrans” (clients) around the world for over 20 years from ... Read More ...

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