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Diversified, Virtual Gurus to host ‘Count Her In: Investing in Women. Accelerating Progress’ event

February 29, 2024

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Diversified, Virtual Gurus to host ‘Count Her In: Investing in Women, Accelerating Progress’ event

Calgary, Alberta - February 29, 2024 - In support of International Women’s Day 2024, Diversified in partnership with Virtual Gurus lead by Project W.E., one of Diversified’s Associate Interest Groups, will host an exclusive event March 5th at Virtual Gurus’ headquarters in Calgary. The "Count Her In: Investing in Women, Accelerating Progress" event underscores the critical importance of inclusivity and the advancement of women in tech.

Diversified, a leading global technology solutions provider, is at the forefront of this initiative, emphasizing the transformative role of women in STEM fields. With support and participation from other leading technology providers including Crestron, Logitech, Microsoft Teams, Samsung and Sony, the gathering will bring together industry thought leaders to share their insights, experience and strategies for empowering women in technology. The program is meticulously crafted to inspire, educate, and facilitate networking among attendees, both onsite and online.

"Count Her In: Investing in Women, Accelerating Progress" speakers include:


  • Debbie Fulton, Chief People Officer, Diversified


  • Bobbie Racette, Founder & CEO, Virtual Gurus
  • Cristine Gollayan, Senior Manager, Global Information Security, Sony
  • Kelly Schmitt, CEO, Benevity

"In today's fast-evolving tech landscape, the empowerment of women serves as a catalyst for innovation. By valuing diversity of thought, we pave the way for accelerated progress in addressing the critical challenges facing our world," said Fulton of Diversified.

Racette added, "This event aligns with our mission to foster a more inclusive and progressive tech industry, where women's achievements are celebrated and their potential fully realized."

About Diversified: At Diversified, we leverage the best in technology and ongoing advisory services to transform businesses. Our comprehensive suite of solutions are engineered to help our clients build connections that make a difference – whether by inspiring viewers, engaging associates, motivating audiences, or streamlining and safeguarding operations. Our solutions reach millions every day. Founded in 1993, we’re a global organization serving local needs with 2,400+ associates worldwide. Learn more at and follow us on LinkedIn.

About Virtual Gurus: Virtual Gurus is a talent marketplace that revolutionizes business support by connecting organizations with skilled virtual assistants from Canada and the U.S. Our innovative technology ensures a perfect match for any business need, from dedicated assistance to project support. At the heart of our operations is a commitment to social responsibility, striving to create inclusive employment opportunities for underrepresented communities. Experience efficiency and excellence with a mission at Virtual Gurus. Discover how at


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