Joanne Stanley

Joanne Stanley is Executive Director of Women in Communications and Technology (WCT) appointed in March 2013. WCT is Canada’s largest national professional association dedicated to the career advancement of women as leaders and contributors to Canadian communications, broadcast, media and technology companies

Ms Stanley has had an unwavering commitment to women in the technology, media and communications industries for her entire career first as a senior executive in the telecommunications sector and then through her work at CanWIT (Canadian Women in Tech) and at Women in Communications and Technology (WCT).

Through her numerous community and industry stakeholder initiatives, Ms. Stanley remains the leading voice and advocate for a larger and more influential place for women in the digital economy in Canada.

With over 30 years of experience in marketing, journalism and communications in the technology sector, Ms. Stanley knows first-hand the issues and challenges facing women in career advancement.

Ms. Stanley has held senior positions in Bell Canada, Telecom Canada, Stentor Telecom Inc., the Ontario Centres of Excellence and the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance.

Ms Stanley graduated from Algonquin College in business administration majoring public relations and journalism.

  • Company:Executive Director, Women in Communication and Technology (WCT)
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