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CONCURRENT SESSION #1: From History to High Tech: Non-Linear Career Paths Into the Tech Industry

  • THEMUSEUM 10 King Street West Kitchener, ON, N2G 1A3 Canada (map)

How did a history major buried in the archives pivot into a career in the tech industry? Spoiler: it involves a donkey sanctuary, popcorn, and a whole lot of confusion. Join Caitlin Mulroney as she details her non-linear path into tech and learn how you can leverage your non-technical background into a career in the fastest-growing industry in town.

Session Speaker: Caitlin Mulroney, Campus Talent & Operations Specialist, North Inc.

BIO: Caitlin received her BA and MA in History from Wilfrid Laurier University before joining North (formerly Thalmic Labs) in 2016. Since then, she’s become an advocate for non-linear career paths into the tech industry, diversity and inclusion, and community engagement. She is also the founder of My Tech Wardrobe, an Instagram account about navigating casual dress codes in the workplace.