Building Equitable Culture for Collaboration

Keynote Address


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

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Plenary Panel



Brennon Marcano

 Chief Executive Officer
The National GEM Consortium


Toffee Coleman

Global Education Sales & Marketing Manager


Margot Goodson 

VP, Head of North America Diversity & Inclusion

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Roundtable Discussion: Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Talent


Brennon Marcano
Chief Executive Officer
The National GEM Consortium

Jill Finlayson
Director of the EDGE in Technology Initiative
 University of California at Berkeley
Dr. Pamela Leigh- Mack 
IEC Board Member
Chair of the Department of Engineering
 Virginia State University
Lisa Smith
Scholar Program Office Manager
Intel Corporation
Dr. Hasina Huq
Department Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering
 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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Roundtable Discussion: Professional Development & Mentoring


Dr. 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

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Roundtable Discussion: Industry & Educational Partnerships


Dr. Demetris Geddis
Assistant Dean and Department Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hampton University

Dr. Mark C. Johnson
Sr. Lecturer
Purdue University
Patrick Kane
Director, University Alliances
Infineon Technologies
Jeff Omelchuck
Executive Director
Infrastructure Masons
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Roundtable Discussion: Preparing the Next Generation of Engineers


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

Dr. Benjamin C. Flores
Director, University of Texas System LSAMP
The University of Texas at El Paso
Peter Martin
Engineering Education Specialist 
Dr. R Chris Roberts
Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Texas at El Paso 
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