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The Career Evolution of the Modern Woman Technologist

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The Career Evolution of the Modern Woman Technologist

How can we ensure more women choose a path in technology at a younger age? How are organizations supporting this mission?

How important is culture to attracting and retaining talent?

How can we ensure that more women re-enter the workforce in the technology industry?

What can our companies and groups do to support inclusivity within the IT Industry?

How can we prepare women to move up the ranks, further their careers, or even enter a c-level role?

Join the Technology Executive Council panel discussion of technology leaders as they discuss their stories, their paths, and their thoughts on these pressing topics.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
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Executive Director, IT - 84.51
Patty is responsible for the cybersecurity strategy and program at 84.51°, including tools, architecture, policy, risk, governance, and compliance.

Patty has been with 84.51° for 11 years. Prior to 84.51° she was a Manager in Information Security at The Kroger Co. There she managed the Security Administration Team, drove the PCI compliance process and consulted with internal projects to ensure secure implementations.

Prior to Kroger, Patty worked for Procter and Gamble in various global IT roles, both managerial and technical. Her IT career began at DuPont in voice, video and data.

Patty is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and earned a Master of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Louisville.

Patty is Board Secretary for Shelterhouse (homeless shelters formerly known as the Drop Inn Center).
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Director, Integrated Analytics, Pet - The J.M. Smucker Co
Sandy Steiger is a Director of Integrated Analytics at The J.M. Smucker Co. where she leads a team of analysts focused on enabling the broader organization to understand, analyze and articulate the insights and story that live within the data.

Sandy spent two years in academia at Miami University as the Director of the Center for Analytics and Data Science, Sandy was responsible for providing co-curricular experiences that allow students to embrace the application of analytics and data science.

Prior to joining, Sandy spent 15 years at 84.51° and dunnhumbyUSA in analytical roles throughout the organization. Her most recent role was Vice President, Data Science & Analytics, where she was responsible for developing a strategic roadmap that would bring transformational, innovative thinking to 84.51°, focused on driving data science at scale across the Enterprise.

Sandy holds a Master of Science in Statistics from Miami University, Ohio, and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Business from Mount St. Joseph University.
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VP of Technology - ContactUS Communications
Junell Felsburg (she/her) is the VP of Technology at ContactUS Communications, an onshore focused BPO, IT leader in the Columbus Ohio tech space, and Co-Facilitator for the Central Ohio IT Leaders program with the Innovative Leadership Institute.

After building her first computer in an accidental school elective, she was inspired to forge her own path through information systems. While her role is focused on governance, compliance, and risk, she is a lifelong learner who dedicates her energy to exploring the intersections of technology, education, inclusion, and personnel development.

When not crafting solutions for her clients or working with her favorite tech team, she can be found with a crochet hook in hand chasing around her dog and toddler.
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USAF SBIR/STTR Program Office, Chief Technology Officer
Kelley Kiernan has 25 years of experience working with NASA, the US Air Force and American Airlines.

As an Air Force CTO, NASA Engineer and Technical Manager, Kelley tells poignant stories from aerospace to space.

Kelley graduated the US Air Force Academy, she has applied for CISM certification and has a data analytics certificate from Wharton.

“I have been working my whole life to lift women and minorities to their place in Engineering and High Tech - let's go further!”
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Executive Director - The INTERalliance of Greater Cincinnati
Heather Ackels is the Executive Director of INTERalliance, an organization that works to engineer and execute experiences designed to inspire young talent to pursue a career in the Greater Cincinnati IT industry.

Before INTERalliance, Heather worked for Kroger Technology for 13 years in a variety of Technology roles from Logistics, to Health Care, and finally Research and Development.

She received the Progressive Grocer Top Women in Grocery Rising Star award in 2015, was recognized by the Business Courier as a 40 under 40 nominee in 2016, and was selected as a Deloitte Top Women To Watch Honoree in 2017.

Heather earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Thomas More University and is a Singularity University graduate. She lives in Amelia with her son, puppy, and husband. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and playing board games with her family and friends.

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