Male Allies: Jump-Starting the Conversation

Thursday, November 01 | 3:15PM–4:00PM MT | Board 409, Poster Area, Exhibit Hall B-E
Session Type: Poster Session
Increasing the role and impact of women in IT is a cornerstone of IT organizational improvement and critical to organizational success. The presenters will share how collaboration with the EDUCAUSE Women in IT Community Group for a conference presentation led to a Male Allies initiative at the University of Nebraska.

Outcomes: Articulate the importance of increasing the percentage of women in higher education IT * Apply lessons learned to assess your institution's readiness to create a male allies community * Create a plan to facilitate discussions and lead initiatives in your organization regarding male allies and women in IT


  • Wes Juranek

    Assistant Director, Information Systems, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Brenda Spychalla

    Emeritus, Co-CIO/Co-Director, School of Education/MERIT, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Heath Tuttle

    Chief Information Officer, University of Nebraska–, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Bernadette Williams-Looper

    Workday Senior Project Manager, Bowdoin College

Resources & Downloads

  • Male Allies Jump Starting the Conversation Poster

    Updated on 11/26/2019
  • Male Allies Jump Starting the Conversation Poster 1

    Updated on 11/26/2019