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THRIVE: Tips to Thrive in your Technical Career

  • Truefit 501 Grant Street #1025 Pittsburgh, PA, 15219 United States (map)

We're partnering with RedChairPGH, a network of women and men who are committed to creating gender balance in the Pittsburgh technology professions. We believe diverse teams increase innovation, opportunity and organizational results. We equip women with a community, tools and resources to start strong, thrive and advance their careers. And, we equip organizations with the tools and resources needed to attract, grow and retain female technical talent. Save your seat here.

Agenda

5:30 - 6:00PM Register and Network

  • Gather and start the conversation

  • Network with a diverse group of tech influencers

  • Sit in support of Women in Tech — have fun at the #Sitwithme photo booth

6:00 - 7:30PM Be Inspired!

Welcome: Julia Poepping, RedChairPGH Board Chair

Keynote: Carol Frieze, Ph.D. has been honored for her work in increasing diversity in Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. She and co-author, Jeria Quesenberry of the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will share research that translates from the University to the business world to attract and retain women in technical fields.

Panel: THRIVE: Tips to Thrive in your Technical Career

Moderated by Kathleen Lovett, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Senior Director Global Platforms

  • Priscilla Beal, Bayer, US Head of Digital Innovation

  • Lori Crozier, Thermo Fisher Scientific, VP Digital Technology

  • Michele McGough, Solutions 4 Networks, CEO

  • Antoinette Murphy, Comcast, Regional VP

  • Julie Straub, PPG, Global Director IT

7:30 - 8:00PM Relax, Exchange Ideas and Commit to Action

Pick up material to take back to your workplace — commit to act on your inspiration!

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