Mind the Gap! Career Summit for Women & Technology
Thursday, September 27, 2007 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)
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
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 President's 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 -