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Chicago Women in Technology Conference 2020 - Day 2

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Schedule

· Stage
Intro and Opening Remarks
Event kickoff!
Karen Nowicki Shayna Oriold
· Stage
Morning Keynote - A Career of Resilience
Resiliency: "people say you can't, you say watch me". Mary Cecola will take us through her career, highlighting pivotal moments of decisions and resilience.
Mary Cecola
· Sessions
Q&A with Mary Cecola
Post-talk session for Q&A with Mary Cecola.
Mary Cecola
· Stage
Developing Resilience
By sharing her own setbacks, Camille will give examples of how she succeeded (and failed) at having a plan and what it took for her to get back on her feet.
Camille Jamerson
· Sessions
Q&A with Camille Jamerson
Post-talk session for Q&A with Camille Jamerson
Camille Jamerson
· Stage
Vive La Resistance: Practical Advice for Dealing with Pushback as you Implement New Ideas
“All change meets resistance, if there is no resistance, there is no change”. Rajsi Rana will deconstruct resistance- what it is, and advice on dealing with it.
Rajsi Rana
· Sessions
Q&A with Rajsi Rana
Post-talk session for Q&A with Rajsi Rana.
Rajsi Rana
· Expo
Expo and Networking Time
Free time for attendees to check out the Expo and Networking sections. This time is for the attendees to utilize in whatever way benefits them best!
· Stage
ARA Panel - The Road to Inclusivity is Paved with Resilience
For the fifth straight year, ARA is proud to partner with CHIWITCON™ to present a panel of changemakers and thought leaders.
Aravinda  Kilaru Melissa Donaldson Leslie Vickrey Jane Hamner Leo  Sheridan Moira  Mulhern
· Stage
Concluding Remarks
Shayna Oriold
· Sessions
Happy Hour and Networking
The event has concluded but attendees are welcome to hang around and create various sessions for happy hours and networking!

Speakers

Karen Nowicki

Senior Technology Division Head @ Enova

Aravinda Kilaru

Sr Director, IT Services and Operations @ Foot Locker

Jane Hamner

Chief Growth Officer @ McCann Partners

Leslie Vickrey

Chief Executive Officer & Founder @ ClearEdge Marketing

Melissa Donaldson

Senior Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer @ Wintrust Financial Corporation

Mary Cecola

Chief Technology Officer @ Ariel Investments

Leo Sheridan

President & CEO @ Advanced Group

Moira Mulhern

Executive Director & Co-Founder @ Turning Point: The Center for Hope and Healing

Shayna Oriold

Senior Software Engineer @ Enova

Rajsi Rana

Senior PM @ Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Camille Jamerson

CEO @ CDJ & Associates

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