Honourary President for JIQ 2018, 8D Technologies co-founder and technopolys ambassador, Isabelle Bettez writes an opinion letter: Les technologies ont besoin d’inclusion, in which she reminds us how the skilled worker shortage affecting Québec’s economy is definitely having the strongest impact on the tech world because of its growing needs for talent. Our industry must therefore act as a leading example in terms of inclusion, in particular through the promotion of cultural diversity and of a greater place for women in and as leaders of its companies.

”As China knocks on the door of our universities, at times recruiting researchers with millions of dollars, it’s by creating a work environment that is more inclusive and diverse that we will be better positioned to ensure our technologies’ vitality and the prosperity of Québec companies, so they remain a source of pride here and around the world.”

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