Articles Women of Inspiration™ Podcast EP26 – Lindsay Sill


Lindsay Sill, Chief Operating Officer & Interim Executive Director of Quantum Algorithms Institute | Universal Womens Network™ National Ambassador | Vice-Chair, The Nest Foundation™

Women of Inspiration™ Podcast with Monica Kretschmer. In this episode, we speak with Lindsay Sill about her journey as a woman in tech, COVID-19, mental health, women supporting women, and inspiring path to success.

As soon as I discovered UWN and all of the great things being done to empower and recognize women, I knew being a national Ambassador was an initiative I wanted to get involved in. I’m currently in between jobs right now and focusing on taking care of my kids through the pandemic, so it’s a great time to give my time back to volunteering for things like this that align so nicely with my passions and priorities. I can’t wait for this year’s awards to feel the emotion that results from recognizing the talent and goodwill that we have in this great country. Lindsay is an Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. She is skilled in Strategic Partnerships, Management, Leadership, Team Leadership, and Project Management. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Victoria. Prior to over a decade-long career at WestGrid, she worked as a Laboratory Manager in the Department of Medicine for the University of Calgary where she did research on gene therapy and immunology, which eventually lead to a publication in Nature. Lindsay was also an Advisory Board member of the first international and Canadian chapter of the non-profit organization Women in HPC, which works to improve the gender balance in advanced research computing. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Kelowna Ultimate Players society, as ultimate frisbee is one of her many passions. She lives in Kelowna, BC with her husband and two sons.

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