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Game-Changing Women, Presented by SAP

Game-Changing Women, Presented by SAP

Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific

April 14th 2015:Women in Tech: Decoding Diversity in Silicon Valley and Beyond

Girls in the US are more likely than boys to study algebra and pre-calculus, yet college women earn only 18 percent of undergraduate degrees and under 4 percent of doctorates in computer science and engineering. More disturbing, women fill only 25 percent of jobs in technology fields, and held just one-fifth of Fortune 250 Chief Information Officer positions in 2012. The need for more women in Silicon Valley is one reason that’s kept me here. I love a good fight, says Game-Changing Women executive producer and SAP CLO Jenny Dearborn. What challenges await women entering and eager to succeed in

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Sarah Allen

Sarah Allen is a technology leader who co-created After Effects, Shockwave and Flash video, and was named one of the top 25 Women of the Web in 1998. She went on to found Blazing Cloud, a ground-breaking mobile design and development company. In 2013, the White House named her a Presidential Innovation Fellow, where she worked on open data at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. She now works with 18F, part of the United States Digital Service in San Francisco. She is also co-founder of Mightyverse, a mobile startup focused on helping people communicate across language and culture. In 2009, she started teaching free workshops in web application development to women, co-foundi
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Rathna Kedilaya

Rathna Kedilaya is the head of the SAP Financial Services, Healthcare and Utilities Practice at Tata Consultancy Services. She has more than 15 years of experience in business development, delivery and program management. In her current role, she is responsible for business development and the delivery of outcomes for TCS’ SAP customers; while also leading several complex global SAP implementations, ensuring they achieve their goals on time and on budget. She is passionate about women in business and has been mentoring women at TCS with career advancing opportunities.
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Nicole McCabe

Nicole McCabe is the Senior Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion at SAP, with a specific focus on gender diversity. She has been with SAP for more than 8 years, working in various lines of business including Support and Maintenance, Marketing, and now, Human Resources. Previously, Nicole worked on mergers and acquisitions within the pharmaceutical industry, and as a consultant focusing on business process improvement and SAP implementations. The unique business perspective she brings to her role in Human Resources has been beneficial in building the business case for Diversity & Inclusion. Nicole is part of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and closely follows online com
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2442/game-changing-women-presented-by-sap Game-Changing Women, Presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2442/game-changing-women-presented-by-sap Girls in the US are more likely than boys to study algebra and pre-calculus, yet college women earn only 18 percent of undergraduate degrees and under 4 percent of doctorates in computer science and engineering. More disturbing, women fill only 25 percent of jobs in technology fields, and held just one-fifth of Fortune 250 Chief Information Officer positions in 2012. The need for more women in Silicon Valley is one reason that’s kept me here. I love a good fight, says Game-Changing Women executive producer and SAP CLO Jenny Dearborn. What challenges await women entering and eager to succeed in tech? The experts speak. Rathna Kedilaya, TCS, Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're probably right -Henry Ford. Sarah Allen, Bridge Foundry, The best way to predict the future is to invent it -Alan Kay. Nicole McCabe, SAP, We must move beyond putting policies on paper, and start putting them into practice -Hillary Clinton. Join us for Women in Tech: Decoding Diversity in Silicon Valley and Beyond. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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