INI 25th Panel Session: Women's Impact on Technology. Beyond Participation. Leading the Way.

Time: April 18, 2015 - 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Peter/Wright/McKenna Rooms, Cohon University Center


Mavens of technology discuss how women have made an impact on innovation and cultural change in the field.

As the Women@INI (WINI) student organization celebrates 10 years, the INI will host industry leaders, faculty and alumni to discuss and celebrate the dramatic progress gained by promoting diversity in the technology field at all levels, from student life to the executive circle. Engage in the conversation and hear the stories as the panelists share personal and professional perspectives on women's leadership in technology.


Moderator: Dena Haritos Tsamitis
Director, Information Networking Institute, Founding Director, Education, Training and Outreach, CyLab, Carnegie Mellon University

Michelle Dennedy
Adjunct Professor, and VP and Chief Privacy Officer, Intel Security

Marachel Knight (INI, 1996, MS07)
Vice President – Program Management (Strategic Programs), AT&T

Chenxi Wang
Former Faculty and Co-founder of Women@INI, and Vice President, Cloud Security & Strategy, CipherCloud

Rhonda MacLean
CEO MacLean Risk Partners, LLC

Hiral Shah (INI, 2009, MS19)
MBA candidate at Stanford University, Former Software and Product Engineer, Apple

For more information, visit the anniversary website at INI Alumni: please register if you are attending.