Camelia has over 20 years of experience in the Information Technology industry. As a Senior Director in IT Services, she oversees a global delivery team located in Canada, France and Singapore, and is responsible for implementing business solutions that enable SAP to manage its growing number of Partners.
Passionate about leadership, people development and team building, Camelia promotes a high performance, results-oriented and agile culture in her organization, focused on enabling the Intelligent Enterprise within SAP.
Outside of her day to day role, Camelia enjoys giving back and actively mentors students. Camelia is the chair of SAP’s Business Women’s Network Vancouver chapter and Chair of the Bringing Women Together Vancouver based network, fostering women empowerment and growth.
Annette has 26 years of experience in Information Technology, spanning Systems Administration, Project Management, Service Management and leadership roles, with a passion and focus for delivering results. Annette has implemented programs, frameworks, and governance models that drive productivity, improve customer experiences, and strengthen the reputation of the organization she represents. Annette’s current role at TELUS is Director, Information Systems, responsible for the delivery of IT Infrastructure projects that support TELUS Health and Payment Solutions. In addition to her role at TELUS, she is also the Board Chairperson for Umoja, a non-profit organization supporting immigrants and refugees in successfully integrating into Canadian society. Annette believes in living life to the fullest and wants to be able to use her skills and abilities to make positive contributions to the situations surrounding her. She joined BWT to support her personal development, expand her network, and to apply her skills, expertise, and passion for diversity and inclusion so that together we continue to help each other and the women around us network, develop and grow.
Erin is passionate about people, learning and community and has had the pleasure of finding a career, before and since joining TELUS, that incorporates all three.
She transitioned to the CLS team last Spring, managing the SmartHome Security & Consumer Health portfolio, overseeing all training and communications that support the technician team in these lines of business.
Outside TELUS Erin loves to give back as many ways as possible. She’s on the Board for New Year’s Eve Vancouver, is a Governance Co-Prime for BWT, a member of TELUS’ internal women’s network, Connections, volunteers with Young Entrepreneurs Leadership Launchpad and is a supporter of the Binners Project.
Kristina leads an international team supporting global delivery of client implementations, complex expansions and internal enablement projects supporting the CCO organization. She also works closely with business development in pursuit of new business opportunities. Kristina’s career at TELUS started in 1999 in IT Support and Unix System Administration. Since then she has gained extensive experience leading global cross-functional teams, customer relationship management, process improvement/development, team development and project management. Kristina is passionate about innovation, team culture and development and delivering the best in class quality of service.
Kristina is excited to join the BWT team as a governance co-chair as BWT closely aligns with her values on culture, diversity and inclusiveness. Kristina is also the Global Connections prime for TELUS International, as well as a member of the TELUS Connections in Vancouver. She feels very fortunate to be able to participate in our TELUS Days of Giving, CSR and Connections events globally. In her spare time, Kristina loves to travel and be active outdoors.
Sanja is a strong leader with excellent communication skills which she utilizes every day in her current role as a Conversational Analytics Development manager. She is leading agile development team and using predictive and machine learning capabilities to solve complex technical problems and pushing the boundaries of technology and innovation. Sanja is passionate about merging technology and people and always looking for the ways to leverage advances in technology to advance human communication.
Sanja is well-organized, results oriented, high energy, agile, hands-on professional. Sanja has 15+ years of experience in software industry working in various roles from Product Support, Software Testing, Project Management, Product Ownership and Software Development Manager. As certified coach, Sanja is coach and mentor and helps teams with valuable insights on how to build a successful career. Sanja actively volunteers by mentoring UBC computer science students, as well as locally with North Shore Girls Soccer Club. Sanja was critical part of curriculum creation for GIRLsmart4Tech event SAP leads with UBC.
Sanja joined BWT to give back by focusing on establishing BWT Mentoring program and to connect with professional women from different organizations. My goal is to ignite spark and encourage women to enter technical field and to bring excitement about possibilities and career opportunities for women to further their technical career and make impact in the world of technology. On a personal note outside of the work, Sanja loves spending time, with her family, mostly being active outdoors - rain or shine.
Meaghan Beck is Sodexo Canada’s corporate responsibility subject matter expert for 10,000 employees and 250 client sites across Canada in Healthcare, Universities, Mining, Construction, and Corporate Services with an estimated $800M in annual revenue. Meaghan is also the Program Manager for the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation with $300K in annual funding for charities in local communities across Canada which focus on alleviating hunger. Her background is as a Project Management Professional and experienced change agent with a focus on driving business objectives through processes, metrics, and relationships. She is passionate about innovation, sustainability, and engagement which is why Meaghan oversees various start-up vendor management relationships for innovation projects focused on digital and technological transformation. Meaghan worked with a team alongside Genecis and was a finalist for the Sodexo Global Supply Chain 2017 Innovation Competition for: Repurposing Food Waste - turning food waste into bioplastic. Meaghan is now the Project Manager for global deployment. When she’s not travelling for business or pleasure, you can find Meaghan in Vancouver where she spends most of her time in the mountains, near the ocean, cycling, or, doing yoga.
Sanjeet has over 18 years of experience in the Financial Services industry at Vancity where she has worked in many roles across the organization, applying her knowledge and expertise in order to support the organization’s vision of building healthier communities. Sanjeet spent 2 years within the Digital Solutions & Business Technology Division as Business Integration Lead. During that time, she was able to work collaboratively with the business to develop integrated solutions with accelerated delivery, enabling the differentiated member experience. Prior to her role within Business Integration Services, Sanjeet held many positions within Community Member Services such as Branch Manager and opening the newest location in Richmond, Branch Portfolio Manager, where she lead and support key strategies/priorities such as the Prototype Sustainment Plan, Small Business Strategy along and the Retail Lending Portfolio. In her current role as Project Lead for Vancity’s Women and Wealth Initiative, Sanjeet is looking for innovative ways to strengthen and grow Vancity’s relationships with women investors through the delivery of a new initiative that reinforces the organization’s brand and business model.
Sanjeet is also a board member for Richmond Society for Community Living where she has committed to developing and maintaining high quality service for people with a developmental disability and their families in the Richmond community. In her spare time you can find Sanjeet spending quality time with her family and living a healthy and active lifestyle.
Mary has over 15 years in the Financial industry. As a Senior Finance Consultant at Vancity, Mary support senior Management, in the organization’s performance monitoring, budgeting and forecasting.
She is passionate about community Finance and Impactful investing. Her 6 years with Vancity has provided Mary with broad professional experience, working a variety of different projects from social housing financial planning to banking system conversions. Prior to joining Vancity Mary worked in the investment banking industry in London, England.
Mary strongly believes in giving back to the community. She is part of the mentoring program at BWT to connect, support, share her experience and knowledge. Mary has volunteered with the ‘Each-One-Teach-One’, an initiative designed to provide financial literacy training to underserved community groups. Elsewhere, she has volunteered a treasury for her daughter’s Dragon Boat team.
In her spare time, Mary enjoys hiking, travelling and spending time with her family.
With a strong passion for innovation and entrepreneurship, Irina helps imagine, plan, design and deliver the future via new products and services which improve the way people live, work, and give back. Over 12 years with Accenture, she spent time in technology, management consulting, sales & operations and product development & management. A firm believer in creating value through sustainable business leadership and practice, Irina also leads the local Vancouver team focused on innovation with impact. In her spare time, she enjoys learning and spending time with her family. She is an avid supporter and ambassador of I&D within the Accenture community as well as in the broader community, recognizing that change often begins with awareness but requires much more to come in effect.
As the Vice President of Talent at Ledcor, Terry leads the strategic direction for Learning & Development, Recruitment & Talent Acquisition and Talent Programs, including Inclusion& Diversity.
She is a possibility seeker and a pattern disrupter! She is passionate about supporting leaders and individuals to discover their own unique capabilities so that they are able maximize their potential. Her mission is to create organizational cultures that enable people to thrive.
Terry has been actively involved with the Minerva Foundation for BC Women for the past decade, as a curriculum designer and facilitator for Learning to Lead™, and currently as a Strengths facilitator for Women Leading the Way™.
As the Inclusion & Diversity lead at Ledcor and a fierce advocate for women, Terry is excited to be part of the BWT network.