Telle Whitney, president and CEO of the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, will speak on the University campus on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m., in Buckley Center Auditorium. Her talk is free and open to faculty, staff, students, and the public.
The lecture, titled “Lessons Learned: The Journey of One Technical Woman,” is co-sponsored by Shiley School of Engineering, Society of Women Engineers, the Pamplin School of Business Administration, and the Center for Entrepreneurship. A reception will follow.
Whitney will draw on her own experience as a technical woman, an entrepreneur, and as an executive in both the corporate and non-profit worlds to provide a roadmap of how to achieve your dreams, why understanding the broader impact of 0ne’s decisions can make a difference, the importance of the marriage between technical expertise and innovative thinking, and more.
She has received numerous awards including the 2008 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Distinguished Service Award, the 46th annual Marie Pistilli Women in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Achievement Award, the Women’s Venture Fund Highest Leaf, and many more. She serves on the advisory boards of Caltech’s Information Science and Technology Initiative, the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, and Illuminate Ventures.
For more information contact Kim Spir, engineering, at 7314 or firstname.lastname@example.org.