Lean In for a Fireside Chat with Female CIOs

Thursday, October 29 | 12:00PM–12:20PM ET
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Simulive
Join our fireside chat with women CIOs in higher education. We will focus on topics such as ITSM, governance, strategic planning, partnering, and negotiating change management. Additionally, we will explore the unique challenges of being female and leading the charge on technological innovation in a predominately male C-suite of peers.


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  • Lucy Avetisyan

    CIO (UCLA), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Mara Hancock

    CIO, Senior VP-Operations, California College of the Arts
  • Davida Johnson

    Managing Director, Office of Advanced Research Computing, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Anne Margulies

    Chief Information Officer, Harvard University
  • Rose Rocchio

    Director of Mobile Web Research and Accessibility, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)