Float or Founder: Toronto Startup Entrepreneur Stories

Float or Founder: Episode 24 - Jodi Kovitz of #movethedial

November 10, 2019 Float or Founder Recording, Inc. Season 1 Episode 24
Float or Founder: Toronto Startup Entrepreneur Stories
Float or Founder: Episode 24 - Jodi Kovitz of #movethedial
Chapters
00:00:55
What is #movethedial?
00:01:05
Why did you start #movethedial?
00:02:11
What positive changes have happened for women in tech since starting?
00:03:27
How can we encourage women to apply for typically "male-dominated" roles?
00:05:58
Are schools doing enough to encourage people to pursue STEM?
00:08:17
What advice do the women you look up to have for female-identified entrepreneurs?
00:10:23
How Jodi Kovitz broke into the tech industry in Toronto
00:12:55
Making the #movethedial Summit come to life!
00:16:27
What is the largest roadblock still out there for women in tech?
00:19:23
How did you keep diversity and inclusion front-of-mind in your hiring practices?
00:22:54
Jodi Kovitz's secrets to maintaining a growth mindset: books, coaches, and tips!
00:26:19
All about the Dial Moving Podcast
00:26:54
What is something Toronto has that no other city does?
00:27:15
What is a must-visit spot in Toronto?
00:27:49
What was your first job?
00:28:29
If someone wants to do what you do, what are the first steps?
00:30:08
General advice: take time for yourself
Float or Founder: Toronto Startup Entrepreneur Stories
Float or Founder: Episode 24 - Jodi Kovitz of #movethedial
Nov 10, 2019 Season 1 Episode 24
Float or Founder Recording, Inc.

Jodi Kovitz started #movethedial with a mission: elevate all women-identified folks in technology. Change the stats for all women-identified individuals in executive and founder roles. Finally, and most important, see the day where her daughter's gender is not a determinant in her success.

Jodi openly shares about women in tech, STEM in the education system, and how she created a diverse team at #movethedial. Jodi is quick to credit her team and her community and support system. She talks about the exact books she read, coaching she and her organization have gone through, and good tips and habits that any entrepreneur can use to build a thoughtful team.

Show Notes Chapter Markers

Jodi Kovitz started #movethedial with a mission: elevate all women-identified folks in technology. Change the stats for all women-identified individuals in executive and founder roles. Finally, and most important, see the day where her daughter's gender is not a determinant in her success.

Jodi openly shares about women in tech, STEM in the education system, and how she created a diverse team at #movethedial. Jodi is quick to credit her team and her community and support system. She talks about the exact books she read, coaching she and her organization have gone through, and good tips and habits that any entrepreneur can use to build a thoughtful team.

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What is #movethedial?
Why did you start #movethedial?
What positive changes have happened for women in tech since starting?
How can we encourage women to apply for typically "male-dominated" roles?
Are schools doing enough to encourage people to pursue STEM?
What advice do the women you look up to have for female-identified entrepreneurs?
How Jodi Kovitz broke into the tech industry in Toronto
Making the #movethedial Summit come to life!
What is the largest roadblock still out there for women in tech?
How did you keep diversity and inclusion front-of-mind in your hiring practices?
Jodi Kovitz's secrets to maintaining a growth mindset: books, coaches, and tips!
All about the Dial Moving Podcast
What is something Toronto has that no other city does?
What is a must-visit spot in Toronto?
What was your first job?
If someone wants to do what you do, what are the first steps?
General advice: take time for yourself