Topics & Speakers

"We can see ourselves here: Strategically building a library collection to support Women in IT"

Heidi Blackburn
STEM and Business Librarian
University of Nebraska at Omaha

"Build Your Character: Using IT to Encourage Leadership & Professional Skill Development"

Molly Brummond
Assistant Dean of Student & Alumni Relations
University of Nebraska College of Law

"Diversity Wins (Creating a championship caliber environment through inclusion)"

Lawrence Chatters **
Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

"Advancing Women in IT: Recognizing Unconscious Gender Bias"

Amy Diehl
Associate Vice President of Technology & Library Services for Systems, Infrastructure & Applications
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

"Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts: Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World"

Linda Cunningham
Division Director, Employee Relations
Organizational Development & Diversity
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Karen Kassebaum
Director of Staff Diversity & Inclusion
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

“Cultivating your Leadership”

Laura Hayden
Web Services Manager
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"The Life of an I.T. Double Agent"

Tara Hughes
Solution Center Coordinator
California State University Channel Islands
Kristin Steiner
Communication Specialist
California State University Channel Islands

"The Mask You Live In"

Karen Kasselbaum
Director of Staff Diversity & Inclusion
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

“Speaking: The Benefits of Engaging the Whole Body”

Laurie Johnson
Assistant, Scanning Services
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

"Security and Why you need to be concerned!"

Katie Koester
Director of Technology
Kidwell, Inc

"Fostering Technology-Passionate Women"

Melissa Loble
VP, Platform & Partnerships
Instructure, Inc
Katie Bradford
Director, Platform & Partner Marketing
Instructure, Inc.

"The Pit of Success": Simple Steps to more Career Success Stories"

Rico Mariani
Software Engineer
Facebook Inc

"Recruiting and Hiring Toolkit for IT Leaders"

Amber Madden
Database Services Manager
University of Michigan
Amy Peters
Business Planning Manager
University of Michigan
Deborah Gowan
Manager Application Operations
University of Michigan

"Empowering Women to Bridge the Gap Between Law & Technology"

Elsbeth Magilton
Executive Director of the Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law Program
University of Nebraska College of Law

"The Beauty of Unique"

Lauren Mauel
Student Success Coordinator: TTI Oneida
University of Wisconsin-Madison

"The Snowball Effect: How to Build a Sustainable Community for Women in STEM"

Kathleen Murphy
IT Project Management Office Manager
University at Buffalo

"What the CIO of today needs to be ready for tomorrow"

Helen Norris
Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Chapman University

"Leading Change Without Power"

Michael Perdunn
Project Manager
University of Nebraska at Omaha

"Necessary for Culture Change"

Becky Nelson
Student Support for Online and Hybrid Courses
University of Minnesota Duluth
Bruce Reeves
Manager of Academic Support
University of Minnesota Duluth

"Evolving the Future of Higher Education for Women with Technology"

Connie Reimers-Hild
Associate Executive Director and Chief Futurist
Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska

"Feedback as a tool for professional development"

Ella Tschopik
Computer Lab Consultant
University of Wisconsin-Madison

"If Einstein had been a woman…"

Larry Weixelman
Learing Technologies Associate
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
T. Marni Voss
Comedian
Laughter's Echo Inc.

"Building the Pipeline and Addressing the IT Talent Gap"

Sandra Vlasnik
Lecturer
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Deepak Khazanchi
Associate Dean
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Community Engagement and Internationalization Officer
Angela McGraw
iSTEM Coordinator
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Amanda Rucker
Communications Specialist
University of Nebraska at Omaha

"Incorporating professional development and leadership training for women in STEM and IT"

Jenna Yentes
Assistant Professor
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Anne Karabon
Assistant Professor/Teacher Education- Early Childhood/STEM
University of Nebraska at Omaha
DeeDee Bennett
Assistant Professor
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Kelley Gomez Johnson
Assistant Professor of STEM Education
University of Nebraska at Omaha

"Leadership through Collaboration"

Amy Zachek
DLC Exam Commons Manager
University of Nebraska ITS
Bryan Kinnan
Client Services Coordinator
University of Nebraska ITS
Pam McCoy
Asistant Director IT Portfolio Management & Reporting
University of Nebraska ITS