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Cisco Systems

111 South Wood Avenue

Woodbridge Township, NJ 08830

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**This Summit is sold out. You can still attend virtually by using webex. To register via webex-https://acecloud.webex.com/acecloud/j.php?RGID=r27ce28f3cedb370526681cfc9011b6f6 After your request has been approved, you'll receive instructions for joining the meeting.**

Please join us for a special gathering highlighting the importance of creating and maintaining a gender diverse STEM talent pipeline in NJ, as well as discussing the critical need to increase the number of mentors for women and girls in STEM and showcasing examples of mentoring programs that work. Speakers and attendees will include STEM (Science, Technology,Engineering and Math) professionals, educators, policymakers, and organization human resource and diversity offi cers. Attendees will also learn more about how to support Million Women Mentors-New Jersey.

The tentative agenda is as follows:

8:30-9:00am

Networking

9:00-9:10am

Intro from MWM-NJ

9:10-9:20am

MWM National remarks from Lorena Fimbres, MWM VP & Chief Business Development Officer

9:20-9:35am

Welcome from Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, MWM-NJ Honorary Chair

9:35-10:00am

Getting to a Diverse STEM Workforce, Susan Metz of Stevens Institute of Technology

10:00-10:15

Short Break

10:15-11:15am

Mentoring Success Stories

Cisco Networking Academy, Marie Zwickert, Cisco Global Engagment Organization Business Development Mgr,

Latinas in STEM, Jazlyn Carvajal and Cecilia Fernadez

NJIT NSF I-CORPS, Judith Sheft Associate Vice President Tehnology & Enterprise Development

11:15am-12:15pm

Public/Private Partnership Mentoring Case Study: WINGS (Rutgers/J&J/Accenture/Wells Fargo)

Moderated by Connie A. Ellis, WINGS Program Director, Rutgers

LUNCH 12:15pm

12:30-12:55pm

Lunch Speaker Pending

12:55-1:30pm

Managing Personal and Developmental Networks for Career Success by Jessica Methot, Rutgers School of Management & Labor Relations Asst. Professor

Closing Remarks


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