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Julia Rivard Dexter is an innovative tech entrepreneur. Julia, also a former Olympian, competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia as a member of the Canadian Canoe Kayak team. Julia has led several successful technology ventures, including as CEO of, Google’s first North American premier Apps partner. Julia’s latest venture is Shoelace Learning.

For her volunteer work, Julia was honoured with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2014 that same year she was the runner up for the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2015 Julia was awarded the BMO Global Growth and Innovation Award. In 2018 Julia was recognized as one of Canada’s Inspiring 50 Women in STEM presented by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Canada with the support of the Senate of Canada.

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