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Mind the Gap! Career Summit for Women & Technology

Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education

Thursday, September 27, 2007 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Amherst, MA

Mind the Gap! Career Summit for Women & Technology

Ticket Information

Type End     Quantity
UMass Amherst Student Ended Free  
Holyoke Community College Student Ended Free  
Springfield Technical Community College Student Ended Free  
Greenfield Community College Ended Free  
Other Student Ended Free  
Participant (panelist, moderator, sponsor) Ended Free  
Other Ended Free  

Event Details

 

FREE LUNCH confirmed for those registered by 9/20! 

9:45 AM Registration/Check-in

10AM  Community College Transfer Information Session - Stephanie Chapko & Terri Labine UMass Amherst

11AM Introduction by Provost Charlena Seymour and video Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft

Keynote- Mary Finlay, CIO of Partners Healthcare

12:00PM (Lunch Provided) Leading experts speak: Why women are turned off by technology and how to overcome it. See panelists below.

1:00-2:15 Technology Trends Panels in Business, Healthcare, Communication, Social Responsibility. See panelists below.

2:30PM Closing Session: Next Steps with Student groups, IT as Minor Program, Career Services

 2pm - 4pm Career Networking Pavilion—Companies include: Microsoft, Court Square Data Group, Atalasoft, TnR Global, Liberty Mutual, Mass Mutual, Speak Easy

Panelists/Moderators

12pm - Molly Mead (moderator),  Anne Curran- Microsoft, Sue Mackler - Holyoke Community College,  Anna Nagurney - Isenberg School of Management,  Kim Dornish - Mass Mutual, Jane Fountain - UMass Amherst 

1pm Technology Trends in Industry

Business - Aimee Sprung - Microsoft (moderator), Cori Rolland - Court Square Data Group, Beth Friday- IBM,  Natasha Goncharova - TnR Global, Susanne Mallet - Libery Mutual

Communication - Sarah Bouchard (moderator), Silvana Gravini - Silvana.net, Nancy - Modern Day Scribe,  Karen Ribiero - Innerfortune.com, Natasha Labbe, former Peer Leader of Teen Voices, Nancy Domenichelli - Modern Day Scribe

Social Responsibility Ruijie  Zhuo (moderator),  Bryn Chernoff - Digital Data Divide, Amy Zuckerman - founder of Hidden Tech,  Linda Dunlavy - Franklin County Council of Government, Isa Zimmerman - UMass President9s Office 

Healthcare/Biotechnology - Donna Barron (moderator), Lieselle Trinidad - PhD candidate Mechanical Engineering UMass Amherst, Margaret McCarthy & Lori Clarke - UMass Amherst, Carol Broverman - Partners Healthcare, Humera Fasihuddin -
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Have questions about Mind the Gap! Career Summit for Women & Technology? Contact Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education

When & Where



UMass Amherst Campus Center
Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003

Thursday, September 27, 2007 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is leading a Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education (CAITE) to design and carry out comprehensive programs that address under representation in information technology (IT) education and the workforce.
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