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CM120: Local Community Lightning Talks: Programming, Engagement and Connecting

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hyatt Plaza International Ballroom G

Objective: Guidance
Audience Level: All
Session Type: Panel

Each ABI.Local community showcases the local women in tech, tech community and economic strength. Their programming tackles the issues that women face in the industry but also the challenges many tech communities face locally. Hear from ABI.Local leaders about their programming that is specific to their community, how they are engaging the community and how they’re impacting women’s lives locally.


Sheila Oh, Director, Seattle University
La’Shon Anthony, Community Leader , ABI.Chicago
Sheila Tejada, ABI.LosAngeles Community Leader , ABI.Local
Sheila Isbell, Community Leader, Division Chief/Senior Research Scientist, Georgia Tech Research Institute/ABI.Atlanta
Tara Zieglmeier, Director, Engineering, Veritas Technologies LLC