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Linda Ott

Linda Ott, PhD

Dr. Linda M. Ott received her PhD in computer science from Purdue University in 1978. She joined Michigan Technological University’s faculty shortly thereafter and chaired […]

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Cathy Hawley

Cathy Hawley

Cathy Hawley is a Sr. Director of People Development at Return Path, Inc., and has 20 years of global human resources and coaching experience. Currently,

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Dalene King

Dalene King

Dalene King is a Global Diversity & Inclusion Manager at Microsoft where she has worked for more than 13 years. Throughout her tenure, she has

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Amy Gurley

Amy Gurley

Amy Gurley is the global program lead for Bank of America’s Women in Technology and Operations (WIT&O) advocacy group. WIT&O is a community of 18

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Lee Wills-Irvine

Lee Wills-Irvine

Lee Wills-Irvine leads Global Diversity & Inclusion at Qualcomm. Her mission is to leverage employee talents and capabilities for innovation and productivity in a manner

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Sylvia Martinez

Sylvia Martinez

Sylvia Martinez is a maker, mom, engineer, and co-author of the book, Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, which is considered

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Jane Margolis

Jane Margolis

Jane Margolis is a Senior Researcher at UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. Since 1994 her work has focused on the underrepresentation of

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Emmanuel Schanzer

Emmanuel Schanzer

Emmanuel Schanzer is a CS-expat, having spent several years as a program manager and developer before becoming a high school teacher and middle school academic coach. He is

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Jill Denner

Jill Denner, Ph.D.

Jill Denner, PhD, is a senior research scientist at Education, Training, Research, a non-profit organization in California. She does applied research and evaluation with a

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Daniela Marghitu

Daniela Marghitu

Dr. Daniela Marghitu is a professor in the Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at Auburn University, where she has worked since 1996. She has

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