About the Project
Change Together is the result of a year-long partnership betweenTechGirls Canada (TGC) and TWG. Essentially, this pilot project was designed to explore, test and report on a set of strategies for boosting gender and racial diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.
Comprised of a set of 11 unique policies and initiatives, this project addresses hiring and retention, and works to support the success of underrepresented groups in tech. Change Together serves as a do-it-yourself on-ramp to help TWG and other small-to-medium sized businesses take steps toward diversifying their workplaces.
In the spirit of open source, we share our project’s ups and downs so that other employers may iterate on our experiences.
The Project Team
Saadia Muzaffar is a technology entrepreneur and founder of TechGirls Canada (TGC) - the hub for Canadian women in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math - proudly supporting Women of Colour, LGBTTQ2SI, variously-abled, & Indigenous trailblazers.
She is a passionate and internationally prolific media advocate and speaker on diversity, inclusion, and equitable access to technology education and jobs for marginalized groups. She has been featured on CNN Money, Financial Post, Canadian Business, VICE, Motherboard, and CBC RadioOne.
Steph Guthrie is a grassroots educator who uses media and the arts to explore vital questions about social justice. She produces events, resources and strategic partnerships that challenge the continuum of gender-based violence.
Steph currently works as impact producer for the groundbreaking documentary A Better Man, co-produced by the National Film Board.
She has designed and delivered workplace training and other educational materials with partners including the White Ribbon Campaign, Mozilla and Long & McQuade. As co-founder of Drunk Feminist Films, she creates participatory spaces for fun-loving, critical engagement with pop-culture.