AlayaCare Celebrates #BalanceforBetter in STEM this International Women’s Day

AlayaCare Posted on Mar 8, 2019

Toronto, ON – March 8, 2019 – AlayaCare, the leading cloud-based software for home and community care providers, is embracing this year’s IWD call to action to promote gender balance in the work world by celebrating the talented and diverse women who make up its 150-strong and growing team.

With women representing less than 25 per cent of Canada’s STEM-focused workforce, AlayaCare is a proud employer of many rising stars in the industry who are using technology to solve some of the most pressing concerns in today’s home health care industry, many of whom have been with the company from the start. 

In fact, Zilia Lavastida Lopez -- AlayaCare’s very first developer hired in 2014 -- is now a Senior Engineering Manager in the Montreal office. She has not only grown substantially in her role but has also recruited a number of other new employees to the company.

“I chose a career at AlayaCare because there is so much opportunity for technology to improve outcomes in health care -- and working for a disrupter in the industry allows me to have a meaningful impact on people’s lives,” said Lavastida Lopez. “As a new mom, I’m also proud to work for a company that truly values its employees and fosters a culture of growth and support.”

AlayaCare’s management team also includes several accomplished leaders in their field, including:

emma newsletter-01Emma Pate, GM, Australia: Emma has spent more than 15 years solving real health issues and developing businesses for global ICT and health companies. Based in Sydney, Emma leads the operations and sales teams and help Australia agencies improve their efficiency and ability to deliver quality care. She carries over a decade’s experience in community care and health at Silver Chain Group/ EOS, Telstra Health and iSOFT/ iBA.

“The future of women in tech is strong and I’m proud to be part of a company that puts so much emphasis on nurturing women’s careers in this industry,” said Pate. “It’s important for women to see role models in STEM careers so they can aspire to be leaders in this industry   and ultimately, help our communities thrive.”

 

Gosia-RadaczynskaGosia Radaczynska, VP, Client Success: Gosia joined AlayaCare following six years at a healthcare-IT company where she led a high-performing team of implementation, clinical, and technical professionals. She has experience delivering quality improvement initiatives, a background in government, as well as several successful start-ups under her belt.

 

"A vibrant, safe space for innovation where people are encouraged to question existing ways of working and are supported in finding solutions is the foundation of a gender balanced workplace," said Radaczynska. “At AlayaCare there is an awareness that in a growing company each team member is an ambassador, meaning that we champion role models and invest in the personal and professional growth of women at all levels."

Watch this video for more perspectives from the women of AlayaCare on this International Women’s Day.
 

IWD 2019 - AlayaCare

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About AlayaCare

AlayaCare's unique platform includes back office, client and family portals, remote patient monitoring, telehealth, and mobile care worker functionality in one integrated, highly robust and secure, cloud-based system. AlayaCare is providing the platform for home and community care organizations to propel towards innovation and home care of the future. AlayaCare was founded in 2014. http://www.alayacare.com

 

For more information:

AlayaCare Media Enquiries: Amy Cole, amy@colecomms.ca, 647-287-0025

AlayaCare Client Enquiries: Brady Murphy, VP, Sales & Marketing, 647-477-4174 ext. 201

 

 

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