EVENT: ARA Chicago Along with Sponsor, Fieldglass and In Partnership with the Illinois Technology Association to Host Panel Discussion with Female Executives in IT
ARA Chicago: Women in Technology Career and Mentorship Forum
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 4:30 –7:30 p.m.
ARA Chicago is group committed to supporting women in technology by helping Attract, Retain and Advance women in the traditionally male-driven field. ARA’s goal is to provide up-and-coming women in IT with career support and mentoring.
This event will feature a panel discussion comprised of current female executives in IT, those who started in IT and worked their way up to the C-Suite in an operations role outside of IT, and someone who is at the Chief Marketing Officer level who works in technology/partners with technology.
In our hyper-digital world, business and IT increasingly have to work together, from product and marketing to sales and finance. The evening is designed to help attendees learn and understand what career options exist within IT, as well as in these other areas that directly impact IT, and will offer ample opportunity for questions, learning, and networking.
Confirmed panelists include:
- Julianna Cole, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
- Leigh Segall, Chief Marketing Officer & Vice President, Leapfrog Online
- Kay Vicino, Chief Data Officer, Northern Trust
- Emily Winters, Chief Information Officer, American Access Casualty Company
Register early for this event as seats are limited!
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. CT
Law Offices of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP (225 West Wacker Drive, 30th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606)
To register, please click here. This is a free event!
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About Illinois Technology Association
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) is a driving force behind the growth of Illinois’ vibrant technology industry. Members of ITA benefit from unlimited access to strategic development programs, services, resources and events that support all members of their team. ITA leverages peer-to-peer collaboration and one-on-one mentoring with leaders from the technology industry to drive companies forward. In addition, ITA’s education, events, networking, access to facilities at TechNexus and much more are all focused on growing members’ businesses. For more information, please visit www.illinoistech.org.