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Jennifer Flanagan

Jennifer Flanagan

CEO & President at Actua

About Jennifer Flanagan

For 30 years, Jennifer has advocated for diversity, equity and inclusion in technology and science. Jennifer is a nationally recognized and go-to thought leader in technology education, technology equity and in advancing gender issues nationally. Actua, under Jennifer’s leadership, engages over 350,000 youth including 150,000 girls and 40,000 First Nations, Inuit and Metis youth, in over 500 communities, in every province and territory. Jennifer uses her expertise, influence and on-the-ground experience to change the systems that create barriers to a more inclusive technology sector.

Get to know Jennifer Flanagan

What are your hopes for the next generation of women in tech?
That they can bring their full selves to their work and be celebrated for their valuable contributions.

What’s the greatest piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Never take no for an answer.