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Announcing DMZ's 2023 Women of the Year


DMZ's Women of the Year: 2023

At DMZ, we're constantly inspired by the incredible women driving innovation and progress in the Canadian tech industry. That's why we're proud to present 2023's DMZ Women of the Year award, recognizing inspirational women who have made remarkable contributions to the tech ecosystem.

With over 800 nominations from around the country, this year's honourees represent diverse industries and backgrounds. From go-getting startup founders to top-notch corporate leaders and non-profit trailblazers, this year's lineup is a true reflection of the diversity and ingenuity of Canadian women in tech.

A heartfelt congratulations to all the nominees and winners for their outstanding achievements.

Join us in honouring DMZ's 2023 Women of the Year:

Meet the winners of DMZ's Women of the Year

Aliya Ramji

Co-Founder, MT>Ventures & Partner, McCarthy Tétrault

Faye Pang

Country Manager, Xero Canada

Hanna Zaidi

Chief Compliance Officer for Payments, Wealthsimple

Jennifer Flanagan

CEO & President at Actua

Kashmera Self

Vice President, Strategy & Emerging Solutions, Interac Corp.

Katy Yam

Partner, Real Ventures & General Manager, FounderFuel

Kelly Emery

Founder & CEO, Troop

Laura Miller

Head of Public Policy & Communications, Uber

Mirela Pirlea

Lead Partnerships Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Ontario - Atlantic - West Canada, Desjardins

Natasha Walji

Managing Director, Google Canada

Noosh Baratpour

Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, Formaloo

Sakeena Mihar

Co-founder & CEO, Savyn

Sumathi Pundit

Founder & CEO, Kaitongo

Suzanne Knight

Vice President, Transformation Services at Walmart Canada

Suzanne Trottier

President of FNB Trust, First Nations Bank of Canada

DMZ’s Women of the Year award is proudly media sponsored by The Peak.