"Lead From Where You Are" event a success!
The conference speakers were inspirational, gave practical advice, and engendered a sense of community among women working in technology and our allies.
Attendance was awesome! More than 330 people attended online and more than 265 attended 28 individual watch parties.
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This event was sponsored by the Big Ten Academic Alliance Women in IT peer group with local support from University of Minnesota Women in Technology (WIT) and IT Leadership.
Friday, February 8, 2019
12:30 – 3:30 p.m. (CT)
Location: Watch party on the Twin Cities campus at Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, room 50B or online.
Keynote, Maureen Biggers, Director of Indiana University's Center of Excellence for Women in Technology discussed inclusive work practices and unconscious bias.
Keynote, Ana Hunsinger, Vice President Community Engagement, at Internet2 discussed championing women in IT.
Career panel speakers included: Diane Dagefoerde (Ohio State), Kaylah Norris (Rutgers) and our own Laura Farvour (University of Minnesota)!