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Day 1 - January 18th, 2022

 

Keynote Speaker

 

 
Dr. Lance Collins
Vice President and Executive Director
Virginia Tech Innovation Campus

 

Roundtable Commenters

 

Session 1 – Professional Development & Mentoring 

Winser Alexander
Professor Emeritus of ECE
North Carolina State University

 

Leslie Camino
Sr. Director, Corporate Leadership Development, Culture, DE&I
Keysight Technologies
 

Selu Gupta
Hardware Engineering Manager
CES Strategic Lead
Co-founder, Women in Technology @ Tektronix

 

Dr. Peter Romine, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor of Electronics and Computer Engineering
Navajo Technical University
 

Session 2 – Recruiting & Retaining Diverse Talent

 

Brennon Marcano
Chief Executive Officer
The National GEM Consortium

 

 

Lisa Smith
Scholar Program Office Manager
Intel Corporation
 
 
Dr. Pamela Leigh- Mack 
IEC Board Member
Chair of the Department of Engineering
Virginia State University

 

Hasina Huq
Department Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

 

Jill Finlayson
Director of the EDGE in Technology Initiative
University of California at Berkeley

 

Day 2 - January 20th 

 

Plenary Panel Presentation

Toffee Coleman
Global Education Sales & Marketing Manager
Fluke

 

Margot Goodman
VP, Head of North America
Diversity & Inclusion
SAP

 

Brennon Marcano
Chief Executive Officer
The National GEM Consortium

 

 

 

Roundtable Commenters

 

Session 1 - Industry & Educational Partnerships

 

Patrick Kane
Director, University Alliances
Infineon Technologies

 

Mark C. Johnson
Sr. Lecturer
Purdue University, ECE

 

Demetris Geddis
Assistant Dean and Department Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hampton University
 

Jeff Omelchuck
Executive Director 
Infrastructure Masons

Dr. R Chris Roberts
Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Texas at El Paso 
 

Topic 2 –  Preparing the Next Generation of Engineers  

Peter Martin
Engineering Education Specialist 
Quanser

 

Benjamin C. Flores
Director, University of Texas System LSAMP
The University of Texas at El Paso

Dr. Yacob Astatke
Assistant VP for International Affairs
Morgan State University

 

 


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