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Booking.com Puts The Spotlight On Women

#BookingFEMpowers Celebrates, Empowers Women Working In Tech


In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, Booking.com is celebrating with a month long series of initiatives to celebrate and empower women working in tech.

The first #BookingFEMpowers took place last night (March 1) at the Booking.com office in Toronto and featured a panel discussion on how to navigate a male-dominated industry.

Empowering women is a focus for Booking.com, a global technology leader connecting travellers with the world’s largest selection of places to stay, which has initiatives in place such as a new scholarship program with the University of Oxford and Delft University of Technology to support advanced education for women in technology, as well as a women in tech mentorship program.

Pictured at the event are: Dr. Helen Pagagiannis, world-leading expert in the field of Augmented Reality and author of Augmented Human; Ioana Popa, strategy manager at Booking.com; Melissa Sariffodeen, CEO & Co-founder of Canada Learning Code; and Huda Idrees, founder & CEO of Dot Health.

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