12:00PM – 1:00PM | Conversations for Change with Lisa D. Cook
Lisa D. Cook is a Professor of Economics and International Relations at Michigan State University. She was the first Marshall Scholar from Spelman College and received a second B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Oxford University. She earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley with fields in macroeconomics and international economics. Prior to this appointment, she was on the faculty of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Deputy Director for Africa Research at the Center for International Development at Harvard University, and a National Fellow at Stanford University. Read Lisa’s full bio online.
1:00PM – 2:00PM | vNCWIT Summit Pioneer in Computing Award Celebration
Immediately following Lisa’s Conversation, join the vNCWIT Pioneer in Tech Award Celebration, honoring Dr. Glayds West, the 2021 award recipient who is a pioneer in GPS technology. Be a part of a candid conversation on inspiring the next generation of technologists, hosted by NCWIT CEO and Co-founder Lucy Sanders alongside NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Community Engagement Manager Terina-Jasmine Alladin. Read Glady’s full bio online.