Roadmap for Successfully Recruiting, Retaining, and Advancing Women in IT

Wednesday, October 28 | 2:30PM–3:30PM | Poster Sessions, Exhibit Hall H-K
Session Type: Professional Development

Join UW-Madison representatives to discuss their strategies for improving the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in IT to build stronger teams in support of the diverse needs of their institution. Review preconference survey results and leave with a roadmap to apply this strategy at your own campus.

Outcomes: Understand issues and strategies for diversifying IT teams * Identify best practices for engaging sponsors and peers * Leverage and adapt a framework for building and sustaining a more diverse IT community


  • Rob Kohlhepp

    Director of Academic Computing, College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Sandee Seiberlich

    Sr. IT Consultant/Project Manager, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Brenda Spychalla

    Emeritus, Co-CIO/Co-Director, School of Education/MERIT, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Sara Tate-Pederson

    Technical Compliance Manager, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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