Today Women 2.0 announced that their Founder Friday event series is expanding to Vancouver next month. September 21st will be the first date in an ongoing series of monthly networking events.
“We are eager to extend our Founder Friday initiative to Vancouver to ignite a technology ecosystem inclusive of aspiring female founders with current technology founders and the greater investor community” said Shaherose Charania, CEO and Co-founder, Women 2.0 and a Vancouver native now living in San Francisco.
“Bringing this event to Vancouver reinforces our commitment to creating relationships that empower women and fuel both individual and market innovation globally.” This launch comes on the heels of recent launches of Founder Friday in Latin America including: Chile, Argentina, Mexico and Colombia.
Initiated in San Francisco, Founder Friday is the signature networking event that draws hundreds of attendees and provides female entrepreneurs with the opportunity interconnect while listening to valuable keynote speeches from local female founders. To date, Women 2.0 has held over 100 Founder Friday events in 20 global cities with over 40,000 in combined attendance.
Vancouver Founder Friday will be hosted and sponsored by Mozilla and take place on September 21st from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Register online to attend.