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2014 NCWIT Summit

The 2014 NCWIT Summit on Women and IT: practices and ideas to revolutionize computing is set for May 19-21, 2014, at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa in Newport Beach, California.


Over 500 prominent corporate computing executives, social scientists, K-16 educators, and entrepreneurs will convene to learn about groundbreaking research, share ideas, and gain inspiration about women in technology.

This year’s event, NCWIT’s 10th anniversary, will be a special celebration — a time to recognize the significant accomplishments of our members and other stakeholders over the years.

We’ll be posting information about logistics, speakers, and the agenda at ncwit.org/summit in the coming months.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Geoffrey L. Cohen, Professor, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University
  • Ruthe Farmer, Director of Strategic Initiatives, NCWIT
  • Anna Giraldo-Kerr, Founder, Shades of Success Inc.
  • Mark Guzdial, Professor, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Raquell Holmes, Founder and Director, improvscience
  • Rane Johnson-Stempson, Education and Scholarly Communication Principal Research Director, Microsoft
  • Adrianna Kezar, Professor of Higher Education, University of Southern California; Co-director, Pullias Center for Higher Education, USC Rossier School of Education
  • Michael Kimmel, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, Stony Brook University
  • Brayden King, Associate Professor of Management & Organizations, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • Rachael King, National Social Media Manager, Sidecar
  • Ed Lazowska, Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington
  • Christopher Metzler, Senior Associate Dean for Applied Management Degrees at the School of Continuing Studies and Associate Dean for Human Resources and Diversity Studies at Georgetown University
  • Margaret “Maggie” Neale, Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, Director of the Managing Teams for Innovation and Success Executive Program, Director of the Influence and Negotiation Strategies Executive Program, Co-director of the Executive Program for Women Leaders at Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Lucy Sanders, CEO and Co-founder, NCWIT
  • Bobby Schnabel, Dean, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University
  • Melissa Thomas-Hunt, Associate Professor of Business Administration, University of Virginia
We’ll be live streaming! Tune in at ncwit.org/livestream.
Catch enlightening and inspiring conversation about women in tech on our livestream, provided by our Investment and Media Partner — Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

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