Women Tech Leaders

Women Tech Leaders

 
Women Tech Leaders
Women Tech Leaders
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Virtual Event

Throughout the federal government, women are advancing major IT initiatives and recruitment efforts around health care, cybersecurity, national security and more. These women leaders have made a career of public service and are strongly shaping the next generation of federal technologists.

Date
July 22, 2021
Time
11:00 am
Where
Virtual event
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Women Tech Leaders

Sponsors

 
Okta
 

Agenda

 
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Opening Remarks

  • Amy Kluber, Editorial Director, GovernmentCIO Media & Research
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Fireside Chat

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Addressing the Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage

Women make up less than one-third of all STEM-related jobs. Additionally, the Department of Homeland Security estimates there are at least 500,000 unfilled cybersecurity positions, which the agency deems a risk to national security. These cyber leaders are encouraging and educating women to help fill the cybersecurity workforce gap and the gender STEM gap at the same time.

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Leadership in Defense and National Security

Increasing women’s participation in the U.S. armed forces has been met by a growing culture of women’s leadership in agencies focused on national security. Hear from women tech leaders who have dedicated their careers to advancing the frontiers of intelligence and defense preparedness on how to improve gender diversity across the national security field.

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CIO Spotlight: Leading Tech Modernization

Women are leading various IT efforts across federal agencies. This panel of CIOs will discuss their top modernization priorities at their organizations and how offering diverse representation at the CIO level could impact agencies well into the future.

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COVID-19 Impacting Women’s Health Outcomes

The COVID-19 virus and pandemic have had varying impacts across different communities, especially women and women of color. This panel of health experts will discuss data on women’s medical and mental health disparities during the pandemic, plus improving outcomes for women’s health overall with innovation in public health.

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Closing Remarks

 

  • Amy Kluber, Editorial Director, GovernmentCIO Media & Research