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UNC Charlotte, Creating & Developing More Diverse Engineering Leaders

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UNC Charlotte, Barnhardt Student Activity Center/Arena

9201 University City Blvd. 3rd floor Salon A-E

Visitor Parking-Cone or Union Deck

Charlotte, NC 28262

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The William States Lee College of Engineering will be hosting an educational and enlightening conversations event entitled "Creating & Developing More Diverse Engineering Leaders". Guest speakers will discuss a variety of topics surrounding diversity, engineering and leadership. Great opportunity to learn from others in the industry as well as network.

Free for UNC Charlotte students, alumni, faculty, and all engineering and technical industry professionals. Actual event time 3pm-7pm. Registration is required. Parking (Visitor Section of Cone Deck or Union Deck) and dinner* is included. (*Dinner options will include meat-less entrees however we cannot customize for other food preferences). Student Activity Center/Arena - building location. 3rd floor, Salons A-E.

Thank you to our supporters Sealed Air, Commscope, Corning, Daimler, NAVAIR, and SME (Society of Mfg. Engineers). Agenda is as follows:

  • 2:00-3:00 pm, Check In, light refreshments will be available

  • 3:00-3:45 pm, Breakout Sessions
    (1) Ms. Angela Bell & Mr. Felix Torres, NAVAIR entitled "Where and How to Begin your Path to Leadership"
    (2) Ms. Heather Callahan, Daimler, entitled: "Finding Success in Manufacturing: Lessons Learned from Leaning In"

  • 4:00-4:45 pm, Breakout Sessions
    (1) Panel discussion on "Diverse Engineering Leadership-Creating your Pathway" featuring Eliana Toro, Carl Smith, Nkechi Anako and Jay Joshi, Corning Optical Communications
    (2) Panel discussion on "Skills Needed for Succcessful Careers" (Sponsored by SME-Society of Mfg. Engineers) featuring Dr. Dianne Chong, Boeing and Mr. Tony Donato, Harper Corporation of America)

  • 5:00-7:00 pm, Buffet Italian Dinner
    (1) Mr. Chad Stephens, Vice-President of Product Care R&D, Sealed Air Corporation
    (2)
    Ms. Diana Huerta, Applications Engineering Manager & Technical Expert for Inflatables at Sealed Air Corporation
    (3) Mr. Rob Wessels, Vice-President of Copper and Fiber, Commscope

The event program (pdf format) can be viewed at this website. Speaker bios are included. Hard Copies will be available at the event.

For more information, contact event organizer: Linda Thurman, lthurman@uncc.edu or 704-687-5024.

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UNC Charlotte, Barnhardt Student Activity Center/Arena

9201 University City Blvd. 3rd floor Salon A-E

Visitor Parking-Cone or Union Deck

Charlotte, NC 28262

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