Women in Technology Presents Panel to Discuss Technology Challenges and Opportunities Facing Government Leaders

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Panelists from Department of Commerce, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Transportation and General Services Administration will lead the discussion on June 27, 2013.

Women in Technology (WIT), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, D.C.-area technology community, will hold its “Government Leaders at the Helm,” WIT.Connect on Thursday, June 27 at the Gannett Building in McLean, Va. The panel of top government leaders will discuss the challenges they face in the current budget environment, their key agency priorities, the importance of cybersecurity and mobility, workforce issues and other topics in this fast-paced and changing environment.

The panel will also include a Q&A session with the audience where the speakers will provide career insights and lessons learned to the next era of leaders in the technology field.

WHO: Government panelists include:

  •     Mary Davie, Assistant Commissioner, Integrated Technology Services, General Services Administration
  •     Izella Dornell, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Department of Commerce
  •     Colleen Coggins, Chief Information Officer, NHTSA, Department of Transportation
  •     Carlene Ileto, Executive Director, Enterprise Business Management Office, Department of Homeland Security

The panel will be moderated by Karen Evans, Partner, KE&T Partners, LLC

WHEN: Thursday, June 27, 2013; 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET

WHERE: Gannett Building; 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22107

COST: Early Registration Fees through June 20, 2013
$25.00 for Government Employees, $35.00 for WIT members and $50.00 for non-members

Regular Registration Fees:
$25.00 for Government Employees, $45.00 for WIT members and $65.00 for non-members

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/JuneWITConnect.

About Women in Technology

Women in Technology (WIT) is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of advancing women in technology—from the classroom to the boardroom—by providing advocacy, leadership development, networking, mentoring and technology education. With nearly 1000 members in the Washington, D.C.-area, WIT strives to meet its vision of being the premier organization empowering women to be architects of change in the technology industry. For more information, please visit, http://www.womenintechnology.org or connect with us via: Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter (@WITWomen).

Media Contact:
Jayna Kliner
Welz & Weisel Communications
(for WIT)
703-218-3555 x102

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