Thu, Sep 08|
Santa Clara University
Diversity in the Workplace: Retaining Early Career Women and Minority Engineers
(In-Person and Online Options) Special Session of the Consultants’ Network of Silicon Valley at the IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference at Santa Clara University
Time & Location
Sep 08, 2022, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053, USA
About the Event
Gender equality is one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals on which GHTC is focused. Additionally, the technology industry is increasingly aware of the need to include a variety of backgrounds and capabilities in the workforce. This session will be an open discussion on challenges and opportunities facing young engineers, women in engineering, and minorities in academia and industry. Topics to be covered include opportunities for networking, mentoring, and finding role models.
Moderator: Erin Shelby, Shelby HR Solutions
Facilitators for this session include: Erin Shelby, PHR, Shelby HR Solutions, Claire Wemp, Ph.D., Thermal Applications Engineer, DuPont, Juan Vargas, M.S., Senior Project Engineer, Devcon Construction, and Jeewika Ranaweera, Ph.D., Principal Hardware Engineer, Oracle.
Global Humanitarian Technology Conference: https://ieeeghtc.org
Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley: https://californiaconsultants.org
Note: Free event open to the public, but pre-registration is required due to limited space. GHTC attendees must also register here for this public event. Online via Zoom also available.
(Every person who attends this Special Event will receive a refund of the $10 EventBrite Registration fee.)
Pizza and Refreshments
Panel and Networking