Women CIOs: Diverse Pathways to the C-Suite

Wednesday, October 31 | 10:45AM–11:30AM MT | Mile High Ballroom 2A/3A, Ballroom Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
The panel comprises five experienced women CIOs who will share their advice, offer strategies to overcome challenges, and discuss the importance of having a diverse IT leadership team. The panelists will address how to increase the number of women in IT leadership roles and encourage greater diversity in the C-suite.

Outcomes: Self-reflect on your own career leadership goals, including potentially the CIO role * Understand why diverse leadership teams are important in IT * Realize that there is no "correct" pathway to becoming a CIO—all are welcome!


  • Hilary Baker

    Vice President for IT & CIO Emeritus, California State University, Northridge
  • Loretta Early

  • Christine Miller

    Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Georgia Gwinnett College
  • Helen Norris

    Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Chapman University
  • Melissa Woo

    Executive Vice President for Administration & CIO, Michigan State University

Resources & Downloads

  • Women CIOs Diverse Pathways to the CSuite

    Updated on 11/19/2022
  • Women CIOs_Diverse Pathways to the CSuite

    Updated on 11/19/2022